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Download as PDF 18032 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 61 / Monday, March 31, 2014 / Notices Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of healthcare delivery. The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ‘‘delisted’’ by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO’s listing expires. The listing from the Society of Hospital Medicine PSO has expired and AHRQ has delisted the PSO accordingly. DATES: The directories for both listed and delisted PSOs are ongoing and reviewed weekly by AHRQ. The delisting was effective at 12:00 Midnight ET (2400) on February 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: Both directories can be accessed electronically at the following HHS Web site: http:// www.pso.AHRQ.gov/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Hogan, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850; Telephone (toll free): (866) 403–3697; Telephone (local): (301) 427–1111; TTY (toll free): (866) 438–7231; TTY (local): (301) 427–1130; Email: pso@AHRQ.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background The Patient Safety Act authorizes the listing of PSOs, which are entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity are to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery. HHS issued the Patient Safety Rule to implement the Patient Safety Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule relating to the listing and operation of PSOs. The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ‘‘delisted’’ if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when the PSO’s listing expires. Section 3.108(d) of the Patient Safety Rule requires AHRQ to provide public notice when it removes an organization from the list of federally approved PSOs. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:10 Mar 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 The Society of Hospital Medicine PSO, PSO number P0105, a component entity of the Society of Hospital Medicine, chose to let its listing expire by not seeking continued listing. Accordingly, Society of Hospital Medicine PSO was delisted effective at 12:00 Midnight ET (2400) on February 15, 2014. More information on PSOs can be obtained through AHRQ’s PSO Web site at http://www.pso.AHRQ.gov/ index.html. Dated: March 21, 2014. Richard Kronick, Director. [FR Doc. 2014–07097 Filed 3–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing that the proposed collection of information listed below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information by April 30, 2014. SUMMARY: Submit written comments on the collection of information by fax 202.395.5806 or by email to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for ACL. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Fazio at 202–357–3583 or email: elena.fazio@acl.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, ACL has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. The National Survey of Older Americans Act (OAA) Participants information collection, which builds on earlier national pilot studies and surveys, as well as performance measurement tools developed by ACL grantees in the Performance Outcomes Measures Project (POMP), will include consumer assessment surveys for the Congregate and Home-delivered meal nutrition programs; Case Management, Homemaker, and Transportation Services; and the National Family Caregiver Support Program. This information will be used by ACL to track performance outcome measures; support budget requests; comply with GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRAMA) reporting requirements; provide national benchmark information; and inform program development and management initiatives. Descriptions of previous National Surveys of OAA Participants can be found under the section on OAA Performance Outcomes on ACL’s Web site at: http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/ Program_Results/OAA_ Performance.aspx. Copies of the survey instruments and data from previous National Surveys of OAA Participants can be found and queried using the AGing Integrated Database (AGID) at http://www.agid.acl.gov/. The proposed Ninth National Survey entitled Ninth National Survey of OAA Participants, draft, March 6, 2014 may be found on the ACL Web site at http:// www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Program_ Results/OAA_Performance.aspx. AoA estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: Respondents: Individuals; Number of Respondents: 6,250; Number of Responses per Respondent: one; Average Burden per Response: 6000 at 40 minutes, 250 at 4 hours: Total Burden: 5,000 hours. Dated: March 26, 2014. Kathy Greenlee, Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging. [FR Doc. 2014–07148 Filed 3–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–01–P ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2002–D–0094] Guidance for the Public, Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee Members, and Food and Drug Administration Staff: Public Availability of Advisory Committee Members’ Financial Interest Information and Waivers; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Community Living


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; National Survey of Older Americans Act 
Participants

AGENCY: Administration for Community Living, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing 
that the proposed collection of information listed below has been 
submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information by 
April 30, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information by 
fax 202.395.5806 or by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov, Attn: OMB 
Desk Officer for ACL.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Fazio at 202-357-3583 or email: 
elena.fazio@acl.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, ACL has 
submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for 
review and clearance.
    The National Survey of Older Americans Act (OAA) Participants 
information collection, which builds on earlier national pilot studies 
and surveys, as well as performance measurement tools developed by ACL 
grantees in the Performance Outcomes Measures Project (POMP), will 
include consumer assessment surveys for the Congregate and Home-
delivered meal nutrition programs; Case Management, Homemaker, and 
Transportation Services; and the National Family Caregiver Support 
Program. This information will be used by ACL to track performance 
outcome measures; support budget requests; comply with GPRA 
Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRAMA) reporting requirements; provide 
national benchmark information; and inform program development and 
management initiatives. Descriptions of previous National Surveys of 
OAA Participants can be found under the section on OAA Performance 
Outcomes on ACL's Web site at: http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Program_Results/OAA_Performance.aspx. Copies of the survey instruments and 
data from previous National Surveys of OAA Participants can be found 
and queried using the AGing Integrated Database (AGID) at http://www.agid.acl.gov/. The proposed Ninth National Survey entitled Ninth 
National Survey of OAA Participants, draft, March 6, 2014 may be found 
on the ACL Web site at http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Program_Results/OAA_Performance.aspx.
    AoA estimates the burden of this collection of information as 
follows: Respondents: Individuals; Number of Respondents: 6,250; Number 
of Responses per Respondent: one; Average Burden per Response: 6000 at 
40 minutes, 250 at 4 hours: Total Burden: 5,000 hours.

    Dated: March 26, 2014.
Kathy Greenlee,
Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging.
[FR Doc. 2014-07148 Filed 3-28-14; 8:45 am]
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