Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 75815-75816 [2014-29739]

Download as PDF 75815 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 244 / Friday, December 19, 2014 / Notices ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Type of respondent Form name Clinic Data manager at clinic .......................... Data Manager electronic Transmission ......... Record Abstraction (No Form) ....................... Case Reports (No Form) ............................... Patient Interview ............................................. Health Department Data Manager .................. Gonorrhea Patients sampled and interviewed Leroy A. Richardson, Chief, Information Collection Review Office, Office of Scientific Integrity, Office of the Associate Director for Science, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2014–29715 Filed 12–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifiers: CMS–10536 and CMS–R–262] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. 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 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the 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 collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by January 20, 2015. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:37 Dec 18, 2014 Jkt 235001 When commenting on the proposed information collections, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395–5806 OR Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786– 1326. ADDRESSES: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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. The term ‘‘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 publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent Average burden per response (hours) 22 6 3 10 3,225 12 1 16 10/60 1. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection (Request for a new OMB control number); Title of Information Collection: Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment (EE) Implementation Advanced Planning Document (IAPD) Template; Use: To assess the appropriateness of states’ requests for enhanced federal financial participation for expenditures related to Medicaid eligibility determination systems, we will review the submitted information and documentation to make an approval determination for the advanced planning document. The package has been revised subsequent to the publication of the 60-day Federal Register notice (79 FR 51571). Form Number: CMS–10536 (OMB control number: 0938–New); Frequency: Yearly, once, and occasionally; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 56; Total Annual Responses: 168; Total Annual Hours: 1,344. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Christine Gerhardt at 410–786–0693). 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: CY 2016 Plan Benefit Package (PBP) Software and Formulary Submission; Use: We require that Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan organizations submit a completed PBP and formulary as part of the annual bidding process. During this process, organizations prepare their proposed plan benefit packages for the upcoming contract year and submit them to us for review and approval. We publish beneficiary education information using a variety of formats. The specific education initiatives that utilize PBP and formulary data include web application tools on www.medicare.gov and the plan benefit insert in the Medicare & You handbook. In addition, organizations utilize the PBP data to generate their Summary of Benefits marketing information. Please note that the package has been revised subsequent to the publication of the 60-day Federal Register notice (79 FR 57931). Form Number: CMS–R–262 (OMB control E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 75816 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 244 / Friday, December 19, 2014 / Notices number 0938–0763); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Private sector— Business or other for-profits and Notfor-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 598; Total Annual Responses: 5,872; Total Annual Hours: 56,411. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Kristy Holtje at 410–786–2209). Dated: December 16, 2014. Martique Jones, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–29739 Filed 12–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifiers: CMS–10241, CMS– R–305 and CMS–224–14] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 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 publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Comments must be received by February 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number (OCN). To be DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:37 Dec 18, 2014 Jkt 235001 assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number ll, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786– 1326. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). CMS–10241 Survey of Retail Prices: Payment and Utilization Rates, and Performance Rankings CMS–R–305 External Quality Review (EQR) of Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Supporting Regulations CMS–224–14 Federally Qualified Health Center Cost Report Form Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (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. The term ‘‘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. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires federal agencies to publish a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice. Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Survey of Retail Prices: Payment and Utilization Rates, and Performance Rankings; Use: This study is divided into two parts. Part I focuses on the retail community pharmacy consumer prices. It also includes reporting by the states of payment and utilization rates for the 50 most widely prescribed drugs, and comparing state drug payment rates with the national retail survey prices. (Effective July 1, 2013, CMS has suspended Part I of the survey, pending funding decisions.) Part II focuses on the retail community pharmacy ingredient costs. This segment surveys the average acquisition costs of all covered outpatient drugs purchased by retail community pharmacies. The prices will be updated on at least a monthly basis. Form Number: CMS– 10241 (OMB control number 0938– 1041); Frequency: Yearly and Occasionally; Affected Public: Private sector—Business or other for-profits and State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 30,051; Total Annual Responses: 30,051; Total Annual Hours: 15,765. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact: Lisa Ferrandi at 410–786–5445). 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: External Quality Review (EQR) of Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Supporting Regulations; Use: State agencies must provide to the EQR organization (EQRO) information obtained through methods consistent with the protocols specified by CMS. This information is used by the EQRO to determine the quality of care furnished by an MCO. Since the EQR results are made available to the general public, this allows Medicaid/CHIP enrollees and potential enrollees to make informed choices regarding the selection of their providers. It also allows advocacy organizations, researchers, and other interested parties access to information on the quality of E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifiers: CMS-10536 and CMS-R-262]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in 
the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an 
existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity 
for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to 
send comments regarding the 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 collection(s) of information must be received by 
the OMB desk officer by January 20, 2015.

ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, 
please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be 
assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by 
the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk 
Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395-5806 OR Email: 
OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms 
for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make 
your request using one of following:
    1. Access CMS' Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PaperworkReductionActof1995.
    2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB 
number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov.
    3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786-1326.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786-
1326.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(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. The term ``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 publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 
proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of 
information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To 
comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that 
summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for 
public comment:
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection (Request 
for a new OMB control number); Title of Information Collection: 
Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment (EE) Implementation Advanced 
Planning Document (IAPD) Template; Use: To assess the appropriateness 
of states' requests for enhanced federal financial participation for 
expenditures related to Medicaid eligibility determination systems, we 
will review the submitted information and documentation to make an 
approval determination for the advanced planning document. The package 
has been revised subsequent to the publication of the 60-day Federal 
Register notice (79 FR 51571). Form Number: CMS-10536 (OMB control 
number: 0938-New); Frequency: Yearly, once, and occasionally; Affected 
Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 56; 
Total Annual Responses: 168; Total Annual Hours: 1,344. (For policy 
questions regarding this collection contact Christine Gerhardt at 410-
786-0693).
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: CY 2016 Plan 
Benefit Package (PBP) Software and Formulary Submission; Use: We 
require that Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan 
organizations submit a completed PBP and formulary as part of the 
annual bidding process. During this process, organizations prepare 
their proposed plan benefit packages for the upcoming contract year and 
submit them to us for review and approval. We publish beneficiary 
education information using a variety of formats. The specific 
education initiatives that utilize PBP and formulary data include web 
application tools on www.medicare.gov and the plan benefit insert in 
the Medicare & You handbook. In addition, organizations utilize the PBP 
data to generate their Summary of Benefits marketing information. 
Please note that the package has been revised subsequent to the 
publication of the 60-day Federal Register notice (79 FR 57931). Form 
Number: CMS-R-262 (OMB control

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number 0938-0763); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Private sector--
Business or other for-profits and Not-for-profit institutions; Number 
of Respondents: 598; Total Annual Responses: 5,872; Total Annual Hours: 
56,411. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Kristy 
Holtje at 410-786-2209).

    Dated: December 16, 2014.
Martique Jones,
Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations 
and Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-29739 Filed 12-18-14; 8:45 am]
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