Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 69492-69493 [2014-27558]

Download as PDF 69492 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 225 / Friday, November 21, 2014 / Notices II. Town Hall Meeting and Conference Calling/Live Streaming Information mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. Format of the Town Hall Meeting As noted in section I. of this notice, we are required to provide for a meeting at which organizations representing hospitals, physicians, manufacturers and any other interested party may present comments, recommendations, and data to the clinical staff of CMS concerning whether the service or technology represents a substantial clinical improvement. This meeting will allow for a discussion of the substantial clinical improvement criteria for each of the FY 2016 new medical services and technology add-on payment applications. Information regarding the applications can be found on our Web site at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/ AcuteInpatientPPS/newtech.html. The majority of the meeting will be reserved for presentations of comments, recommendations, and data from registered presenters. The time for each presenter’s comments will be approximately 10 to 15 minutes and will be based on the number of registered presenters. Presenters will be scheduled to speak in the order in which they register and grouped by new technology applicant. Therefore, individuals who would like to present must register and submit their agenda item(s) via email to newtech@ cms.hhs.gov by the date specified in the DATES section of this notice. In addition, written comments will also be accepted and presented at the meeting if they are received via email to newtech@cms.hhs.gov by the date specified in the DATES section of this notice. Written comments may also be submitted after the meeting for our consideration. If the comments are to be considered before the publication of the proposed rule, the comments must be received via email to newtech@ cms.hhs.gov by the date specified in the DATES section of this notice. B. Conference Call, Live Streaming, and Webinar Information For participants who cannot attend the Town Hall Meeting in person, an open toll-free phone line, (877) 267– 1577, has been made available. The Meeting Place meeting ID is 993 601 192. Also, there will be an option to view and participate in the Town Hall Meeting via live streaming technology and/or a webinar. Information on the option to participate via live streaming technology and/or a webinar will be provided through an upcoming listserv notice and posted on the New VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Nov 20, 2014 Jkt 235001 Technology Web site at http:// www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Feefor-Service-Payment/ AcuteInpatientPPS/newtech.html. Continue to check the Web site for updates. Disclaimer: We cannot guarantee the reliability of live streaming technology and/or a webinar. purpose of demonstration or to support a demonstration, are subject to inspection. We cannot assume responsibility for coordinating the receipt, transfer, transport, storage, setup, safety, or timely arrival of any personal belongings or items used for demonstration or to support a demonstration. III. Registration Instructions The Division of Acute Care in CMS is coordinating the meeting registration for the Town Hall Meeting for the FY 2016 Applications for New Medical Services and Technology Add-On Payments on substantial clinical improvement. While there is no registration fee, individuals planning to attend the Town Hall Meeting in person must register to attend. Registration may be completed online at the following web address: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/ AcuteInpatientPPS/newtech.html. Select the link at the bottom of the page ‘‘Register to Attend the New Technology Town Hall Meeting’’. After completing the registration, on-line registrants should print the confirmation page(s) and bring it with them to the meeting(s). If you are unable to register on-line, you may register by sending an email to newtech@cms.hhs.gov. Please include your name, address, telephone number, email address, and fax number. If seating capacity has been reached, you will be notified that the meeting has reached capacity. Note: Individuals who are not registered in advance will not be permitted to enter the building and will be unable to attend the meeting in person. The public may not enter the building earlier than 45 minutes prior to the convening of the meeting(s). IV. Security, Building, and Parking Guidelines Because this meeting will be located on Federal property, for security reasons, any persons wishing to attend this meeting must register by the date specified in the DATES section of this notice. Please allow sufficient time to go through the security checkpoints. It is suggested that you arrive at 7500 Security Boulevard no later than 8:30 a.m. e.s.t. Security measures include the following: • Presentation of government-issued photographic identification to the Federal Protective Service or Guard Service personnel. • Interior and exterior inspection of vehicles (this includes engine and trunk inspection) at the entrance to the grounds. Parking permits and instructions will be issued after the vehicle inspection. • Passing through a metal detector and inspection of items brought into the building. We note that all items brought to CMS, whether personal or for the PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 All visitors must be escorted in areas other than the lower and first floor levels in the Central Building. Seating capacity is limited to the first 250 registrants. Authority: Section 503 of Pub. L. 108–173. Dated: October 28, 2014. Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. [FR Doc. 2014–27579 Filed 11–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB No.: 0970–0401. Description: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure that the Administration for Children and Families’ programs are effective and meet our customers’ needs we use a generic clearance process to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. This collection of information is necessary to enable ACF to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient timely manner, in accord with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient and satisfying experience with the programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 69493 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 225 / Friday, November 21, 2014 / Notices or focus attention on areas where communication, training or change in operation might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between ACF and its customer and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. This request is an extension of the ‘‘generic fast-track’’ process offered to all government agencies by OMB in 2010. Fast-track means each request receives approval five days after submission, if no issues are brought to ACF’s attention by OMB within the five days. Respondents ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Survey .............................................................................................................. 5,000 1 0.5 2,500 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: infocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed 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 proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (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. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–27558 Filed 11–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Nov 20, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Spring, MD 20993–0002, PRAStaff@ fda.hhs.gov. Food and Drug Administration SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Docket No. FDA–2011–N–0510] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Substances Prohibited From Use in Animal Food or Feed AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the recordkeeping requirements for substances prohibited for use in animal food or feed. DATES: Submit electronic or written comments on the collection of information by January 20, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments on the collection of information to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. All comments should be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FDA PRA Staff, Office of Operations, Food and Drug Administration, 8455 Colesville Rd., COLE–14526, Silver SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal Agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes Agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires Federal Agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, FDA is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. With respect to the following collection of information, FDA invites comments on these topics: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of FDA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of FDA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 225 (Friday, November 21, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback 
on Agency Service Delivery.
    OMB No.: 0970-0401.
    Description: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to 
provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service 
available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to 
ensure that the Administration for Children and Families' programs are 
effective and meet our customers' needs we use a generic clearance 
process to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. This 
collection of information is necessary to enable ACF to garner customer 
and stakeholder feedback in an efficient timely manner, in accord with 
our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected 
from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an 
effective, efficient and satisfying experience with the programs. This 
feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder 
perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of 
issues with service,

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or focus attention on areas where communication, training or change in 
operation might improve delivery of products or services. These 
collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable 
communications between ACF and its customer and stakeholders. It will 
also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of 
program management.
    This request is an extension of the ``generic fast-track'' process 
offered to all government agencies by OMB in 2010. Fast-track means 
each request receives approval five days after submission, if no issues 
are brought to ACF's attention by OMB within the five days.

Respondents

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                  Number of     Average  burden
                 Instrument                      Number of      responses per      hours  per      Total burden
                                                respondents       respondent        response          hours
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Survey......................................           5,000                1              0.5            2,500
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above. Copies of the proposed 
collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 
by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of 
Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., 
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email 
address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified 
by the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the 
proposed 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 proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (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. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-27558 Filed 11-20-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P