Agency Information Collection (Agreement To Train on the Job Disabled Veterans) Activities Under OMB Review, 78573-78574 [2014-30374]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0565’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0565’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Title: State Application for Interment Allowance Under 38 U.S.C., Chapter 23, VA Form 21–530a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0565. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Data collected on VA Form 21–530a is used to determine a State’s eligibility for burial allowance for eligible veterans interred in a State Veteran’s Cemetery. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 2, 2014, at page 59560. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,550 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,100. Dated: December 22, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–30362 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0677] Agency Information Collection (Contract for Training and Employment) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 29, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0677’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0677’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Contract for Training and Employment (Chapter 31, Title 38 U.S. Code), VA Form 28–1903. OMB Control Number: 2900–0677. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1903 is used to standardize contracts agreements between VA and training facilities/ vendors providing vocational rehabilitation training and employment to veterans. VA uses the data collected to ensure that veterans are receiving training and employment as agreed in the contract. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00193 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78573 respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 3, 2014, at page 59894. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,200 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: December 22, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–30357 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0678] Agency Information Collection (Agreement To Train on the Job Disabled Veterans) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 29, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0678’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 78574 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0678’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Agreement to Train on the Job Disabled Veterans, VA Form 28–1904. OMB Control Number: 2900–0678. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1904 is a written agreement between an On the Job Training (OJT) establishments and VA. The agreement is necessary to ensure that OJT is providing claimants with the appropriate training and supervision, and VA’s obligation to provide claimants with the necessary tools, supplies, and equipment for such training. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 2, 2014, at pages 59557–59558. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 150 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 600. Dated: December 22, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–30374 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Reasonable Charges for Medical Care or Services; V3.16, 2015 Calendar Year Update and National Average Administrative Prescription Drug Charge Update Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: ACTION: This Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notice updates the data for calculating the ‘‘Reasonable Charges’’ collected or recovered by VA for medical care or services. This notice also updates the ‘‘National Average Administrative Costs’’ for purposes of SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 calculating VA’s charges for prescription drugs that were not administered during treatment but provided or furnished by VA to a veteran. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Romona Greene, Chief Business Office 10NB, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 382–2521. This is not a toll free number. Section 17.101 of 38 Code of Federal Regulations sets forth the ‘‘Reasonable Charges’’ for medical care or services provided or furnished by VA to a veteran: ‘‘For a nonservice-connected disability for which the veteran is entitled to care (or the payment of expenses for care) under a health plan contract; For a nonservice-connected disability incurred incident to the veteran’s employment and covered under a worker’s compensation law or plan that provides reimbursement or indemnification for such care and services; or For a nonservice-connected disability incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident in a state that requires automobile accident reparations insurance.’’ Section 17.101 provides the methodologies for establishing billed amounts for several types of charges; partial hospitalization facility charges; outpatient facility charges; physician and other professional charges, including professional charges for anesthesia services and dental services; pathology and laboratory charges; observation care facility charges; ambulance and other emergency transportation charges; and charges for durable medical equipment, drugs, injectables, and other medical services, items, and supplies identified by Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II codes. Section 17.101 provides that the actual charge amounts at individual VA facilities based on these methodologies and the data sources used for calculating those actual charge amounts will either be published as a notice in the Federal Register or will be posted on the Internet site of the Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office at http://www.va.gov/CBO/apps/ rates/index.asp. Certain charges are hereby updated as stated in this notice and will be effective on January 1, 2015. In cases where VA has not established charges for medical care or services provided or furnished at VA expense (by either VA or non-VA providers) under other provisions or regulations, the method for determining VA’s SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00194 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 charges is set forth at 38 CFR 17.101(a)(8). Based on the methodologies set forth in § 17.101, this notice provides an update to charges for 2015 HCPCS Level II and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. Charges are also being updated based on more recent versions of data sources for the following charge types: Partial hospitalization facility charges; outpatient facility charges; physician and other professional charges, including professional charges for anesthesia services and dental services; pathology and laboratory charges; observation care facility charges; ambulance and other emergency transportation charges; and charges for durable medical equipment, drugs, injectables, and other medical services, items, and supplies identified by HCPCS Level II codes. As of the date of this notice, the actual charge amounts at individual VA facilities based on the methodologies in § 17.101 will be posted at http://www.va.gov/CBO/apps/ rates/index.asp under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Tables’’ and identified as ‘‘V3.16 Data Tables (Outpatient and Professional).’’ The list of data sources used for calculating the actual charge amounts listed above also will be posted at http://www.va.gov/CBO/apps/rates/ index.asp under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Sources’’ and identified as ‘‘Reasonable Charges V3.16 Data Sources (Outpatient and Professional) (PDF).’’ Acute inpatient facility charges and skilled nursing facility/sub-acute inpatient facility charges remain the same as set forth in the notice published in the Federal Register on September 26, 2014 (79 FR 58048). The effective date of those charges is October 1, 2014. The data tables containing those actual charges are posted at http://www.va.gov/ CBO/apps/rates/index.asp under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Tables’’ and identified as ‘‘V3.15 Data Tables (Inpatient).’’ The data sources used to calculate these charges are posted at http://www.va.gov/CBO/apps/ rates/index.asp under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Sources’’ and identified as ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Sources V3.15 (Inpatient) (PDF). We are also updating the list of VA medical facility locations. The list of VA medical facility locations, including the first three digits of their zip codes as well as provider based/non-provider based designations, will be posted on the Internet site of the Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office, currently at http://www.va.gov/CBO/ apps/rates/index.asp under the heading ‘‘VA Medical Facility Locations,’’ and E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 249 (Tuesday, December 30, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78573-78574]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-30374]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0678]


Agency Information Collection (Agreement To Train on the Job 
Disabled Veterans) Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the 
collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and 
burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 29, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 
17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0678'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may 
be viewed online through the FDMS.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492 or email 
crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0678'' in 
any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Agreement to Train on the Job Disabled Veterans, VA Form 28-
1904.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0678.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 28-1904 is a written agreement between an On the 
Job Training (OJT) establishments and VA. The agreement is necessary to 
ensure that OJT is providing claimants with the appropriate training 
and supervision, and VA's obligation to provide claimants with the 
necessary tools, supplies, and equipment for such training.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published on October 2, 2014, at pages 59557-59558.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 150 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 600.

    Dated: December 22, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-30374 Filed 12-29-14; 8:45 am]
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