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AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (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. Comments on the ICR must be received on or before November 25, 2014. DATES: Submit your comments to Information.CollectionClearance @hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690–6162. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or (202) 690–6162. 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Information Collection Request Title: National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care: Evaluation of Awareness, Adoption, and Implementation Abstract: The Office of Minority Health (OMH), Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a new approval from OMB for data collection on an evaluation project entitled ‘‘National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care: Evaluation of Awareness, Adoption, and Implementation.’’ The purpose of this assessment is to systematically describe and examine the awareness, knowledge, adoption, and implementation of the HHS OMH’s National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (hereafter referred to as the National CLAS Standards) in a sample of health and health care organizations, and to use the resultant data to develop a preliminary, model of implementation to guide organizational adoption and implementation of the National CLAS Standards. Originally released in 2001, the HHS OMH’s National CLAS Standards are a set of recommended action steps intended to advance health ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 57931 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 187 / Friday, September 26, 2014 / Notices equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. The National CLAS Standards, revised in 2013, are comprised of 15 Standards that provide health and health care organizations with a blueprint for successfully implementing and maintaining culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Despite increased recognition of the National CLAS Standards as a fundamental tool for health and health care organizations to use in their efforts to become more culturally and linguistically competent, neither the original nor the enhanced National CLAS Standards have been systematically evaluated in terms of public awareness, organizational adoption and implementation, or impact on health services outcomes. There is a need, then, to collect information from health and health care organizations to understand how and to what extent the National CLAS Standards have been utilized by its intended audiences. Likely Respondents: The information to be collected as part of this assessment will come from five categories of respondents: Training and Development Specialists and Managers; Other Management; Health and Health Care Organization Executives and Managers; Health and Health Care Providers, Managers, and Support Staff; Health Care Practitioners; and Technical Staff. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondent Form name Type of respondent National CLAS Standards Stakeholder Interview. Health and Health Care Organization Leadership Interview. Health and Health Care Organization Staff Survey. Health and Health Care Organization Screener Survey. National CLAS Standards Experience Form. ................................................................... CLAS Stakeholder Interview ..................... OS 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. Darius Taylor, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–23000 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–29–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Average burden per response (hours) 21 1 45/60 16 21 1 1 21 140 1 1 140 2,500 1 15/60 625 50,000 1 5/60 4,167 240,000 1 10/60 40,000 .................... .................... .................... 44,969 Training and Development Specialists and Managers; Other Management Occupations. Training and Development Specialists and Managers; Other Management Occupations. Health and Health Care Organization Executives and Managers. Health and Health Care Providers, Managers, and Support Staff. Health and Health Care Organization Executives. Health Care Practitioners and Technical Occupations. Total ................................................... Number responses per respondent Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees From the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 ACTION: Notice. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV. NIOSH gives notice as required by 42 C.F.R. § 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees from the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. The initial proposed definition for the class being evaluated, subject to revision as warranted by the evaluation, is as follows: Facility: Idaho National Laboratory. Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho. Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All employees who worked in any area. Period of Employment: January 1, 1949 through December 31, 1970. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1090 Tusculum Avenue, MS C–46, Cincinnati, OH 45226–1938, Telephone 877–222–7570. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Total burden (hours) Sfmt 4703 John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2014–22943 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifiers: CMS–10142 and CMS–R–262] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

[Document Identifier: HHS-OS-0990-New-60D]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of 
Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR. Interested persons are invited to send 
comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this 
collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (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.

DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before November 25, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to 
Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690-6162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance 
staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the document identifier HHS-OS-0990-New-60D 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: National Standards for 
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and 
Health Care: Evaluation of Awareness, Adoption, and Implementation
    Abstract: The Office of Minority Health (OMH), Office of the 
Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is 
requesting a new approval from OMB for data collection on an evaluation 
project entitled ``National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically 
Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care: Evaluation of 
Awareness, Adoption, and Implementation.'' The purpose of this 
assessment is to systematically describe and examine the awareness, 
knowledge, adoption, and implementation of the HHS OMH's National 
Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in 
Health and Health Care (hereafter referred to as the National CLAS 
Standards) in a sample of health and health care organizations, and to 
use the resultant data to develop a preliminary, model of 
implementation to guide organizational adoption and implementation of 
the National CLAS Standards. Originally released in 2001, the HHS OMH's 
National CLAS Standards are a set of recommended action steps intended 
to advance health

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equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. 
The National CLAS Standards, revised in 2013, are comprised of 15 
Standards that provide health and health care organizations with a 
blueprint for successfully implementing and maintaining culturally and 
linguistically appropriate services.
    Despite increased recognition of the National CLAS Standards as a 
fundamental tool for health and health care organizations to use in 
their efforts to become more culturally and linguistically competent, 
neither the original nor the enhanced National CLAS Standards have been 
systematically evaluated in terms of public awareness, organizational 
adoption and implementation, or impact on health services outcomes. 
There is a need, then, to collect information from health and health 
care organizations to understand how and to what extent the National 
CLAS Standards have been utilized by its intended audiences. Likely 
Respondents:
    The information to be collected as part of this assessment will 
come from five categories of respondents: Training and Development 
Specialists and Managers; Other Management; Health and Health Care 
Organization Executives and Managers; Health and Health Care Providers, 
Managers, and Support Staff; Health Care Practitioners; and Technical 
Staff.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                              Number      Average
                                                               Number of    responses    burden per     Total
              Form name                 Type of respondent     respondent      per        response      burden
                                                                            respondent    (hours)      (hours)
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National CLAS Standards Stakeholder   Training and                     21            1        45/60           16
 Interview.                            Development
                                       Specialists and
                                       Managers; Other
                                       Management
                                       Occupations.
CLAS Stakeholder Interview..........  Training and                     21            1            1           21
                                       Development
                                       Specialists and
                                       Managers; Other
                                       Management
                                       Occupations.
Health and Health Care Organization   Health and Health Care          140            1            1          140
 Leadership Interview.                 Organization
                                       Executives and
                                       Managers.
Health and Health Care Organization   Health and Health Care        2,500            1        15/60          625
 Staff Survey.                         Providers, Managers,
                                       and Support Staff.
Health and Health Care Organization   Health and Health Care       50,000            1         5/60        4,167
 Screener Survey.                      Organization
                                       Executives.
National CLAS Standards Experience    Health Care                 240,000            1        10/60       40,000
 Form.                                 Practitioners and
                                       Technical Occupations.
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    Total...........................  ......................  ...........  ...........  ...........       44,969
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    OS 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.

Darius Taylor,
Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-23000 Filed 9-25-14; 8:45 am]
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