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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 94 / Friday, May 15, 2015 / Notices D Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Norton, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354–7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6525. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: May 11, 2015. Beverly Ortega Babers, Chief Administrative Officer, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2015–12000 Filed 5–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0823] Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program Activities: Under OMB Review Veterans Health 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 Health Administration (VHA), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 15, 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. 2900–0823 (Expanded Access to Non-VA Care through the Veterans Choice Program)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 May 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 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– 0823 (Expanded Access to Non-VA Care through the Veterans Choice Program)’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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: Election to Receive Authorized Non-VA Care and Selection of Provider for the Veterans Choice Program. OMB Control Number: 2900–0823. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: Section 17.1515 requires eligible veterans to notify VA whether the veteran elects to receive authorized non-VA care through the Veterans Choice Program, be placed on an electronic waiting list, or be scheduled for an appointment with a VA health care provider. Section 17.1515(b)(1) also allows eligible veterans to specify a particular non-VA entity or health care provider, if that entity or provider meets certain requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 185,721 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 minutes. Frequency of Response: 12.64 times per year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,794 respondents. Titles: Health-Care Plan Information for the Veterans Choice Program. PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28049 OMB Control Number: 2900–0823. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: Section 17.1510(d) requires eligible veterans to submit to VA information about their health-care plan to participate in the Veterans Choice Program. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 88,159 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: 1.2 times per year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,794 respondents. Titles: Submission of Medical Record Information under the Veterans Choice Program. OMB Control Number: 2900–0823. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: Participating eligible entities and providers are required to submit a copy of any medical record related to hospital care or medical services furnished under this Program to an eligible veteran. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 464,428 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: 29.80 times per year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 187,000 respondents. Titles: Submission of Information on Credentials and Licenses by Eligible Entities or Providers. OMB Control Number: 2900–0823. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: Section 17.1530 requires eligible entities and providers to submit verification that the entity or provider maintains at least the same or similar credentials and licenses as those required of VA’s health care providers, as determined by the Secretary. 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 at 80 FR 8950, February 19, 2015. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 15,583 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 187,000 respondents. E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1 28050 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 94 / Friday, May 15, 2015 / Notices By direction of the Secretary: Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–11678 Filed 5–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0751] Agency Information Collection (Supplier Perception Survey) Activities Under OMB Review Office of Acquisition and Logistics, 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 Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness, 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 June 15, 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. 2900–00751’’ 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– 0751’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Supplier Perception Survey. OMB Control Number: 2900–0751. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected will be used to improve the quality of services delivered to VA customers and to help develop key performance indicators in acquisition and logistics operations across VA enterprise. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 May 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 at 80 FR 4336 on January 27, 2015. Affected Public: Business or other for profit, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On Occassion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1500. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–11763 Filed 5–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0128] Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Lapse—Government Life Insurance); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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 proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine claimants’ eligibility to reinstate lapsed Government Life Insurance policy. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 15, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00166 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0128’’ 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– 0128’’ in any correspondence. 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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: a. Notice of Lapse—Government Life Insurance, VA Form 29–389. b. Application for Reinstatement, VA Form 29–389–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0128. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 29–389 and 29– 389–1 are used to inform claimants that their government life insurance has lapsed or will lapse due to non payment of premiums. The claimant must complete the application to reinstate the insurance and to elect to pay the past due premiums. VA uses the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for reinstatement of such insurance. 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 at 80 FR 7701 on February 11, 2015. E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 94 (Friday, May 15, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28049-28050]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-11678]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0823]


Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice 
Program Activities: Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Health 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 Health 
Administration (VHA), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 15, 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-
0823 (Expanded Access to Non-VA Care through the Veterans Choice 
Program)'' 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. 2900-0823 
(Expanded Access to Non-VA Care through the Veterans Choice Program)'' 
in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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: Election to Receive Authorized Non-VA Care and Selection of 
Provider for the Veterans Choice Program.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0823.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Abstract: Section 17.1515 requires eligible veterans to notify VA 
whether the veteran elects to receive authorized non-VA care through 
the Veterans Choice Program, be placed on an electronic waiting list, 
or be scheduled for an appointment with a VA health care provider. 
Section 17.1515(b)(1) also allows eligible veterans to specify a 
particular non-VA entity or health care provider, if that entity or 
provider meets certain requirements.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 185,721 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: 12.64 times per year.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,794 respondents.

    Titles: Health-Care Plan Information for the Veterans Choice 
Program.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0823.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Abstract: Section 17.1510(d) requires eligible veterans to submit 
to VA information about their health-care plan to participate in the 
Veterans Choice Program.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 88,159 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: 1.2 times per year.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,794 respondents.

    Titles: Submission of Medical Record Information under the Veterans 
Choice Program.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0823.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Abstract: Participating eligible entities and providers are 
required to submit a copy of any medical record related to hospital 
care or medical services furnished under this Program to an eligible 
veteran.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 464,428 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: 29.80 times per year.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 187,000 respondents.

    Titles: Submission of Information on Credentials and Licenses by 
Eligible Entities or Providers.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0823.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Abstract: Section 17.1530 requires eligible entities and providers 
to submit verification that the entity or provider maintains at least 
the same or similar credentials and licenses as those required of VA's 
health care providers, as determined by the Secretary.
    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 at 80 FR 8950, February 19, 2015.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 15,583 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 187,000 respondents.


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    By direction of the Secretary:
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-11678 Filed 5-14-15; 8:45 am]
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