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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 127 / Thursday, July 2, 2015 / Notices dissemination functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of AHRQ’s estimate of burden (including hours and costs) of the proposed collection(s) of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information upon the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the Agency’s subsequent request for OMB approval of the proposed information collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Sharon B. Arnold, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2015–16347 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, this notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality. DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Eisenberg Conference Center, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, Designated Management Official, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, (301) 427–1456. 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Purpose ACTION: The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality is authorized by section 941 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 299c. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), on matters related to AHRQ’s conduct of its mission including providing guidance on (A) priorities for health care research, (B) the field of health care research including training needs and information dissemination on health care quality and (C) the role of the Agency in light of private sector activity and opportunities for public private partnerships. The Council is composed of members of the public, appointed by the Secretary, and Federal ex-officio members specified in the authorizing legislation. SUMMARY: II. Agenda On Friday, July 24, 2015, there will be a subcommittee meeting for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. The subcommittee meeting is open the public. The Council meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m., with the call to order by the Council Chair and approval of previous Council summary notes. The meeting is open to the public and will be available via webcast at www.webconferences.com/ahrq . The meeting will begin with the AHRQ Director presenting an update on current research, programs, and initiatives. Following the Director’s Update, the agenda will include an update on the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and a discussion on cost and quality transparency. The final agenda will be available on the AHRQ Web site at www.AHRQ.gov no later than Friday, July 17, 2015. Sharon B. Arnold, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2015–16348 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38207 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 August 3, 2015. ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research 
and Quality

AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, this notice announces a meeting of the 
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015, from 8:30 
a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Eisenberg Conference Center, 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, 
Rockville, Maryland 20850.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, Designated Management 
Official, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 
Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, (301) 427-1456. For press-
related information, please contact Alison Hunt at (301) 427-1244.
    If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation 
for a disability is needed, please contact the Food and Drug 
Administration (FDA) Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and 
Diversity Management on (301) 827-4840, no later than Friday, July 10, 
2015. The agenda, roster, and minutes are available from Ms. Bonnie 
Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research 
and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 20850. Ms. 
Campbell's phone number is (301) 427-1554.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Purpose

    The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality 
is authorized by section 941 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 
U.S.C. 299c. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is 
to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services 
and the Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), on 
matters related to AHRQ's conduct of its mission including providing 
guidance on (A) priorities for health care research, (B) the field of 
health care research including training needs and information 
dissemination on health care quality and (C) the role of the Agency in 
light of private sector activity and opportunities for public private 
partnerships.
    The Council is composed of members of the public, appointed by the 
Secretary, and Federal ex-officio members specified in the authorizing 
legislation.

II. Agenda

    On Friday, July 24, 2015, there will be a subcommittee meeting for 
the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report scheduled to 
begin at 7:30 a.m. The subcommittee meeting is open the public. The 
Council meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m., with the call to order by 
the Council Chair and approval of previous Council summary notes. The 
meeting is open to the public and will be available via webcast at 
www.webconferences.com/ahrq . The meeting will begin with the AHRQ 
Director presenting an update on current research, programs, and 
initiatives. Following the Director's Update, the agenda will include 
an update on the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 
a discussion on cost and quality transparency. The final agenda will be 
available on the AHRQ Web site at www.AHRQ.gov no later than Friday, 
July 17, 2015.

Sharon B. Arnold,
Deputy Director.
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