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Download as PDF 13384 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 49 / Friday, March 13, 2015 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than April 13, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the Information Collection Request Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 443–1984. SUMMARY: Information Collection Request Title: Rural Health Network Development Program OMB No.: 0906–xxxx–NEW. Abstract: This program is authorized under Section 330A(f) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 254c(f). This authority authorizes the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) to support grants for eligible entities to promote, through planning and implementation, the development of integrated health care networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the networks in order to: (i) Achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. The Rural Health Network Development Program is designed to assist rural health care providers acclimate to the evolving health care environment by addressing relevant topics to the health care environment as identified by the rural community. The program also enables rural health networks to continue to be a focus of innovation in maximizing limited rural health resources in times of economic hardship and decreased access to health care services that can be modeled in other communities, both rural and urban. This is a 3-year competitive program for mature networks composed of at least three members that are separate, existing health care provider entities. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: For this program, performance measures were drafted to provide data to the program and to enable HRSA to provide aggregate program data. These measures cover the principal topic areas of interest to the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, including: (a) Network infrastructure; (b) network collaboration; (c) sustainability; and (d) network assessment. Several measures will be used for this program. A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register on December 22, 2014 (79 FR 6335). There were no comments. Likely Respondents: The respondents would be Rural Health Network Development Program grant recipients. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Average burden per response (in hours) Total responses Total burden hours Performance Improvement and Measurement System (PIMS) Database .......................................................... 54 1 54 6.7 361.8 Total .......................................................................... 54 1 54 6.7 361.8 Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2015–05733 Filed 3–12–15; 8:45 am] Administration for Community Living mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4165–15–P Notice of the Establishment of the Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research Advisory Council (DILRRAC) AGENCY: Administration for Community, HHS. ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Mar 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments 
submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided 
to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the 
review and approval period.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than April 13, 
2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the Information Collection 
Request Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to 
OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance 
requests submitted to OMB for review, email the HRSA Information 
Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 443-
1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Information Collection Request Title: Rural Health Network 
Development Program
    OMB No.: 0906-xxxx-NEW.
    Abstract: This program is authorized under Section 330A(f) of the 
Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 254c(f). This 
authority authorizes the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) 
to support grants for eligible entities to promote, through planning 
and implementation, the development of integrated health care networks 
that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the 
networks in order to: (i) Achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, 
coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; 
and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.
    The Rural Health Network Development Program is designed to assist 
rural health care providers acclimate to the evolving health care 
environment by addressing relevant topics to the health care 
environment as identified by the rural community. The program also 
enables rural health networks to continue to be a focus of innovation 
in maximizing limited rural health resources in times of economic 
hardship and decreased access to health care services that can be 
modeled in other communities, both rural and urban.
    This is a 3-year competitive program for mature networks composed 
of at least three members that are separate, existing health care 
provider entities.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: For this program, 
performance measures were drafted to provide data to the program and to 
enable HRSA to provide aggregate program data. These measures cover the 
principal topic areas of interest to the Federal Office of Rural Health 
Policy, including: (a) Network infrastructure; (b) network 
collaboration; (c) sustainability; and (d) network assessment. Several 
measures will be used for this program.
    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register on December 
22, 2014 (79 FR 6335). There were no comments.
    Likely Respondents: The respondents would be Rural Health Network 
Development Program grant recipients.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this ICR are summarized in the table below.

                                     Total Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                   Number of                    Average  burden
           Form name               Number of     responses per       Total       per  response     Total burden
                                  respondents     respondent       responses       (in hours)         hours
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Performance Improvement and                 54               1              54              6.7            361.8
 Measurement System (PIMS)
 Database.....................
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    Total.....................              54               1              54              6.7            361.8
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Jackie Painter,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2015-05733 Filed 3-12-15; 8:45 am]
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