Proposed Information Collection (Payment/Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities); Comment Request, 61690 [2014-24276]

Download as PDF 61690 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 198 / Tuesday, October 14, 2014 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any Internal Revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 6, 2014. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–24400 Filed 10–10–14; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Oct 10, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0620] Proposed Information Collection (Payment/Reimbursement for Emergency Services for NonserviceConnected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities); Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or Audrey Revere, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: Audrey.revere@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0620’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Revere at (202) 461–5694. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: Payment/Reimbursement for Emergency Services for NonserviceConnected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities. OMB Control Number: 2900–0620. Type of Review: Revision. Abstract: 38 U.S.C. Chapter 17 authorizes VA to provide hospital care, medical services, domiciliary care and nursing home care to eligible veterans. Public Law 106–117 ‘‘The Veterans Millennium Health Care and Benefits Act’’ amended 38 U.S.C. by adding § 1725 establishing reimbursement authority for an individual who is an active Department health-care participant who is personally liable for emergency treatment furnished in a non-Department facility provided that the veteran fit the limitations outlined in the statute. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Annual Burden: 115,298 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 461,188. Dated: October 2, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–24276 Filed 10–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0620]


Proposed Information Collection (Payment/Reimbursement for 
Emergency Services for Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-VA 
Facilities); Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each revised collection, 
and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This 
notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, 
Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request 
reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a 
private institution.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 15, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; 
or Audrey Revere, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs, 
Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: 
Audrey.revere@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0620'' in 
any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed 
online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Revere at (202) 461-5694.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Titles: Payment/Reimbursement for Emergency Services for 
Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0620.
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Abstract: 38 U.S.C. Chapter 17 authorizes VA to provide hospital 
care, medical services, domiciliary care and nursing home care to 
eligible veterans. Public Law 106-117 ``The Veterans Millennium Health 
Care and Benefits Act'' amended 38 U.S.C. by adding Sec.  1725 
establishing reimbursement authority for an individual who is an active 
Department health-care participant who is personally liable for 
emergency treatment furnished in a non-Department facility provided 
that the veteran fit the limitations outlined in the statute.
    Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 115,298 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 461,188.

    Dated: October 2, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-24276 Filed 10-10-14; 8:45 am]
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