Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request, 8196 [2014-02908]

Download as PDF 8196 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 28 / Tuesday, February 11, 2014 / Notices HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Dated: February 4, 2014. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–02897 Filed 2–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. Need and Proposed Use of the Information Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received within 60 days of this notice. For this program, performance measures were drafted to provide data useful to the program and to enable HRSA to provide aggregate program data required by Congress under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 (Pub. L. 103–62). These measures cover the principal topic areas of interest to the Office of Rural Health Policy (OPRHP), including: (a) Access to care; (b) the underinsured and uninsured; (c) workforce recruitment and retention; (d) sustainability; (e) health information technology; (f) network development; and (g) health related clinical measures. Several measures will be used for this program. These measures will speak to ORHP’s progress toward meeting the goals set. Likely Respondents: Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program award recipients. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. DATES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10–29, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. ADDRESSES: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request AGENCY: Information Collection Request Title: Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program (Delta States Grant Program) In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden OMB No. 0915–xxxx—New. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 28 (Tuesday, February 11, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received 
within 60 days of this notice.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10-29, Parklawn 
Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.

Information Collection Request Title: Delta States Rural Development 
Network Grant Program (Delta States Grant Program)

    OMB No. 0915-xxxx--New.
    Abstract: The Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program 
supports projects that demonstrate evidence based and/or promising 
approaches around cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or obesity in order 
to improve health status in rural communities throughout the Delta 
Region. Key features of programs are collaboration, adoption of an 
evidence-based approach, demonstration of health outcomes, program 
replicability, and sustainability.

Need and Proposed Use of the Information

    For this program, performance measures were drafted to provide data 
useful to the program and to enable HRSA to provide aggregate program 
data required by Congress under the Government Performance and Results 
Act (GPRA) of 1993 (Pub. L. 103-62). These measures cover the principal 
topic areas of interest to the Office of Rural Health Policy (OPRHP), 
including: (a) Access to care; (b) the underinsured and uninsured; (c) 
workforce recruitment and retention; (d) sustainability; (e) health 
information technology; (f) network development; and (g) health related 
clinical measures. Several measures will be used for this program. 
These measures will speak to ORHP's progress toward meeting the goals 
set.
    Likely Respondents: Delta States Rural Development Network Grant 
Program award recipients.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below.

                                     Total Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                                                      Average
                                     Number of       Number of         Total        burden per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents    responses per     responses     response  (in       hours
                                                    respondent                        hours)
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Delta States Rural Development                12               1              12               6              72
 Network Grant Program
 Performance Improvement
 Measurement System measures....
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    Total.......................              12               1              12               6              72
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    HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and 
utility of the proposed information collection for the proper 
performance of the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology to 
minimize the information collection burden.

    Dated: January 31, 2014.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2014-02908 Filed 2-10-14; 8:45 am]
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