Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request, 47656-47657 [2014-19198]

Download as PDF 47656 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 157 / Thursday, August 14, 2014 / Notices these modifications will decrease the time and effort required to complete the current OMB approved FTCA application forms. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Deemed status for FTCA medical malpractice coverage requires HRSA approval of an application for deeming of certain eligible individuals from a sponsoring free clinic. The FTCA Free Clinic deeming application is an electronic application submitted to HRSA through the EHBs as part of the process of deeming qualified health care professionals, board members, officers, and individual contractors. Sponsoring clinics are required to submit a completed electronic application in addition to other required documents as required by section 224(o) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 233(o)). Applications are reviewed by program staff before a deeming determination is made. Likely Respondents: Respondents include nonprofit private entities that meet the statutory and programmatic requirements as stated in section 224(o) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 233(o)) and implementing HRSA policy guidance. 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 ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours FTCA Free Clinics Program Application .............................. 227 1 227 2 681 Total .............................................................................. 227 1 227 2 681 Dated: August 8, 2014. Jackie Painter, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. 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: [FR Doc. 2014–19219 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P 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: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 no later than October 14, 2014. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Aug 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Be The Match® Patient Services Survey OMB No. 0915–0212—Revision. Abstract: National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match® is dedicated to helping patients and families get the support and information they need to learn about their disease and treatment options, prepare for transplant, and thrive after transplant. The information and resources provided are intended to help navigate the bone marrow or cord blood transplant (transplant) process. Participant feedback is essential to understand the needs for transplant support services and educational information across a diverse population. This information will be used to determine helpfulness of existing services and resources. Feedback is also SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 used to identify areas for improvement and develop future programs. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Barriers to access to bone marrow or cord blood transplant (transplant) related care and educational information are multi-factorial. Feedback from participants is essential to better understand the changing needs for services and information as well as to demonstrate the effectiveness of existing services. The primary use for information gathered through the survey is to determine helpfulness of participants’ initial contact with Be The Match® Patient Services Coordinators (PSC) and to identify areas for improvement in the delivery of services. The survey will include items to measure: (1) Reason for contacting Be The Match®; (2) if the PSC was able to answer questions and were easy to understand; (3) if the contact helped the participant to feel better prepared to discuss transplant with their care team; (4) increase in awareness of available resources; (5) timeliness of response; and (6) overall satisfaction. Stakeholders utilize this evaluation data to make program and resource allocation decisions. Likely Respondents: Respondents will include all patients, caregivers and family members who have contact with Be The Match® Patient Services Coordinators via phone or email for transplant navigation services and support (advocacy). The decision to survey all participants was made based E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 47657 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 157 / Thursday, August 14, 2014 / Notices 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 on historic evidence of patients’ unavailability due to frequent transitions in health status, as well as between home and the hospital for initial treatment and care for complications. 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 Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent hours estimated for this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. The total respondent burden for the satisfaction survey is estimated to be 105 hours. We expect a total of 420 respondents (33% response rate) to complete the Be The Match® Patient Services Survey. Total Estimated Annualized burden hours: Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Be The Match® Patient Services Survey ............................ 420 1 420 0.25 105 Total .............................................................................. 420 1 420 0.25 105 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: August 8, 2014. Jackie Painter, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–19198 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines; Notice of Meeting tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). Date and Time: September 04, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 5:35 p.m. EDT; September 05, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. EDT. Place: Parklawn Building (and via audio conference call and Adobe Connect), Conference Room 10–65, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. The ACCV will meet on Thursday, September 04, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 5:35 p.m. EDT and Friday, September 05, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. EDT. The public can join the meeting by: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Aug 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 1. (In Person) Persons interested in attending the meeting in person are encouraged to submit a written notification to: Annie Herzog, DVIC, Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Room 11C–26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 or email: aherzog@hrsa.gov. Since this meeting is held in a federal government building, attendees will need to go through a security check to enter the building and participate in the meeting. This written notification is encouraged so that a list of attendees can be provided to make entry through security quicker. Persons may attend in person without providing written notification, but their entry into the building may be delayed due to security checks and the requirement to be escorted to the meeting by a federal government employee. To request an escort to the meeting after entering the building, call Mario Lombre at 301–443–3196. The meeting will be held at the Parklawn Building, Conference Room 10–65, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. 2. (Audio Portion) Calling the conference phone number, 877–917–4913, and providing the following information: Leaders Name: Dr. A. Melissa Houston. Password: ACCV. 3. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACCV Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/accv/ (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/ common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. 4. Call (301) 443–6634 or send an email to aherzog@hrsa.gov if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Agenda: The agenda items for the September meeting will include, but are not PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 limited to: Updates from the Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation (DVIC), Department of Justice, National Vaccine Program Office, Immunization Safety Office (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health), and Center for Biologics, Evaluation and Research (Food and Drug Administration); Clarification on Proposed Changes to the Vaccine Injury Table; VICP Outreach Plan; Report from the ACCV Process Workgroup; Review of Vaccine Information Statements; Presentation on Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (Pneumovax 23) and Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine Safety Review; and a Discussion of Proposed Revisions to VAERS Form (2.0). A draft agenda and additional meeting materials will be posted on the ACCV Web site (http://www.hrsa.gov/ vaccinecompensation/accv.htm) prior to the meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Public Comment: Persons interested in providing an oral presentation should submit a written request, along with a copy of their presentation to: Annie Herzog, DVIC, Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Room 11C–26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857 or email: aherzog@ hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. DVIC will notify each presenter by email, mail or telephone of their assigned presentation time. Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may announce it at the time of the public comment period. Public participation and ability to comment will be limited to space and time as it permits. For further information contact: Anyone requiring information regarding the ACCV should contact Annie Herzog, DVIC, HSB, E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 157 (Thursday, August 14, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47656-47657]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-19198]


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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 
no later than October 14, 2014.

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: Be The Match[supreg] Patient 
Services Survey OMB No. 0915-0212--Revision.
    Abstract: National Marrow Donor Program[supreg]/Be The 
Match[supreg] is dedicated to helping patients and families get the 
support and information they need to learn about their disease and 
treatment options, prepare for transplant, and thrive after transplant. 
The information and resources provided are intended to help navigate 
the bone marrow or cord blood transplant (transplant) process. 
Participant feedback is essential to understand the needs for 
transplant support services and educational information across a 
diverse population. This information will be used to determine 
helpfulness of existing services and resources. Feedback is also used 
to identify areas for improvement and develop future programs.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Barriers to access to 
bone marrow or cord blood transplant (transplant) related care and 
educational information are multi-factorial. Feedback from participants 
is essential to better understand the changing needs for services and 
information as well as to demonstrate the effectiveness of existing 
services. The primary use for information gathered through the survey 
is to determine helpfulness of participants' initial contact with Be 
The Match[supreg] Patient Services Coordinators (PSC) and to identify 
areas for improvement in the delivery of services.
    The survey will include items to measure: (1) Reason for contacting 
Be The Match[supreg]; (2) if the PSC was able to answer questions and 
were easy to understand; (3) if the contact helped the participant to 
feel better prepared to discuss transplant with their care team; (4) 
increase in awareness of available resources; (5) timeliness of 
response; and (6) overall satisfaction. Stakeholders utilize this 
evaluation data to make program and resource allocation decisions.
    Likely Respondents: Respondents will include all patients, 
caregivers and family members who have contact with Be The 
Match[supreg] Patient Services Coordinators via phone or email for 
transplant navigation services and support (advocacy). The decision to 
survey all participants was made based

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on historic evidence of patients' unavailability due to frequent 
transitions in health status, as well as between home and the hospital 
for initial treatment and care for complications.
    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.
    The total respondent burden for the satisfaction survey is 
estimated to be 105 hours. We expect a total of 420 respondents (33% 
response rate) to complete the Be The Match[supreg] Patient Services 
Survey.
    Total Estimated Annualized burden hours:

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                                                     Number of                    Average burden
            Form name                Number of     responses per       Total       per response    Total burden
                                    respondents     respondent       responses      (in hours)         hours
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Be The Match[supreg] Patient                 420               1             420            0.25             105
 Services Survey................
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    Total.......................             420               1             420            0.25             105
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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: August 8, 2014.
Jackie Painter,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2014-19198 Filed 8-13-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P