Submission for Review: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey, 61851-61852 [2015-26098]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 198 / Wednesday, October 14, 2015 / Notices Conduct of the Meeting Dr. Philip Alderson, ACMUI Chairman, will preside over the meeting. Dr. Alderson will conduct the meeting in a manner that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. The following procedures apply to public participation in the meeting: 1. Persons who wish to provide a written statement should submit an electronic copy to Ms. Holiday at the contact information listed above. All submittals must be received by December 31, 2015, 3 business days prior to the meeting, and must pertain to the subcommittee’s draft report. Staff is not soliciting public comment on the draft final rule itself. 2. Questions and comments from members of the public will be permitted during the meetings, at the discretion of the Vice Chairman. 3. The draft transcript and meeting summary will be available on ACMUI’s Web site http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/doc-collections/acmui/meetings/ 2015.html on or about February 19, 2016. This meeting will be held in accordance with the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (primarily Section 161a); the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App); and the Commission’s regulations of 10 CFR part 7. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 7th day of October, 2015. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–26180 Filed 10–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance, RI 25–41, 3206–0099 U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension without change of a currently approved information collection (ICR) 3206–0099, Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 Oct 13, 2015 Jkt 238001 (Pub. L. 104–106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 14, 2015. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to Retirement Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Alberta Butler, Room 2349, or sent via electronic mail to Alberta.Butler@ opm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Retirement Services Publications Team, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Room 3316–AC, Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cyrus S. Benson, or sent via electronic mail to Cyrus.Benson@opm.gov or faxed to (202) 606–0910. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. RI 25–41, Initial Certification of FullTime School Attendance is used to determine whether a child is unmarried and a full-time student in a recognized school. OPM must determine this in order to pay survivor annuity benefits to children who are age 18 or older under title 5, U.S.C. sections 8341(A)(4) and chapter 84, section 8441(4)(C). Analysis Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management. Title: Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61851 OMB: 3206–0099. Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Number of Respondents: 1,200. Estimated Time per Respondent: 90 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 1,800. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Beth F. Cobert, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2015–26094 Filed 10–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Office of Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a new information collection request (ICR) 3206–NEW, the Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey (FABS). As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104–106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on 06/ 10/2015 at Volume. 80, No. 111 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. OPM received comments from one Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) carrier trade association. The comments requested that: (1) OPM more closely replicate the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) when administering the FABS; (2) OPM add specific topics to the FABS that are currently part of CAHPS if FABS results will be used as part of OPM’s Plan Performance Assessment and Service Fee Calculations; (3) OPM consider alternatives to an online only survey administration. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 13, 2015. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Planning and Policy SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 61852 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 198 / Wednesday, October 14, 2015 / Notices Analysis, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cristin Kane or sent via electronic mail to cristin.kane@opm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cristin Kane or sent via electronic mail to cristin.kane@opm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Overview: In the past, the Office of Personnel Management contracted with a vendor to administer the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey to a sample of both active Federal employees and retirees. CAHPS surveys ask consumers and patients to report on and evaluate their experiences with their health care. Since the CAHPS survey instrument is designed for the active population, it will no longer be administered to retirees. However, annuitant feedback about their health plan experience is an essential part of successful benefit administration for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. As a result, the Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey is designed to assess annuitant satisfaction with their health plan’s benefits and services. Analysis: Agency: Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel Management Title: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 Oct 13, 2015 Jkt 238001 OMB Number: 3260–NEW Frequency: Annually Affected Public: Federal Retirees Number of Respondents: Unknown at this time, as survey will be administered via ‘‘open participation.’’ No firm sample size exists; however, target completion is between 200 and 1,000 surveys. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 20 minutes Total Burden Hours: Dependent on final participation numbers. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Beth F. Cobert, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2015–26098 Filed 10–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–63–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application, SF 3112, 3206– 0228 U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: 60-day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR) 3206–0228, CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. Law 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104–106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 14, 2015. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to Retirement Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415–3500, Attention: Alberta Butler, Room 2349 or sent via electronic mail to Alberta.Butler@opm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Retirement Services Publications Team, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Room 3316–AC, Washington, DC SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 20415, Attention: Cyrus S. Benson, or sent via electronic mail to Cyrus.Benson@opm.gov or faxed to (202) 606–0910. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. SF 3112, CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application collects information from applicants for disability retirement so that OPM can determine whether to approve a disability retirement under title 5, U.S.C. Sections 8337 and 8455. The applicant will only complete Standard Forms 3112A and 3112C. Standard Forms 3112B, 3112D and 3112E will be completed by the immediate supervisor and the employing agency of the applicant. Analysis Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management. Title: CSRS/FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application. OMB Number: 3206–0228. Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Number of Respondents: SF 3112A = 1,350; SF 3112C = 12,100. Estimated Time per Respondent: SF 3112A = 30 minutes; SF 3112C = 60 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 12,775. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Beth F. Cobert, Acting Director [FR Doc. 2015–26096 Filed 10–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 198 (Wednesday, October 14, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61851-61852]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-26098]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey

AGENCY: Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of 
Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal 
agencies the opportunity to comment on a new information collection 
request (ICR) 3206-NEW, the Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey (FABS). 
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 
U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-
106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. The information 
collection was previously published in the Federal Register on 06/10/
2015 at Volume. 80, No. 111 allowing for a 60-day public comment 
period. OPM received comments from one Federal Employees Health 
Benefits (FEHB) carrier trade association. The comments requested that: 
(1) OPM more closely replicate the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare 
Providers and Systems (CAHPS) when administering the FABS; (2) OPM add 
specific topics to the FABS that are currently part of CAHPS if FABS 
results will be used as part of OPM's Plan Performance Assessment and 
Service Fee Calculations; (3) OPM consider alternatives to an online 
only survey administration. The purpose of this notice is to allow an 
additional 30 days for public comments.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 13, 
2015. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Planning and 
Policy

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Analysis, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cristin Kane or sent via electronic 
mail to cristin.kane@opm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of 
Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415, Attention: Cristin Kane or sent via 
electronic mail to cristin.kane@opm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget is 
particularly interested in comments that:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.
    Overview: In the past, the Office of Personnel Management 
contracted with a vendor to administer the Consumer Assessment of 
Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey to a sample of both 
active Federal employees and retirees. CAHPS surveys ask consumers and 
patients to report on and evaluate their experiences with their health 
care.
    Since the CAHPS survey instrument is designed for the active 
population, it will no longer be administered to retirees. However, 
annuitant feedback about their health plan experience is an essential 
part of successful benefit administration for the Federal Employees 
Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. As a result, the Federal Annuitant 
Benefits Survey is designed to assess annuitant satisfaction with their 
health plan's benefits and services.
    Analysis:
    Agency: Planning and Policy Analysis, Office of Personnel 
Management
    Title: Federal Annuitant Benefits Survey
    OMB Number: 3260-NEW
    Frequency: Annually
    Affected Public: Federal Retirees
    Number of Respondents: Unknown at this time, as survey will be 
administered via ``open participation.'' No firm sample size exists; 
however, target completion is between 200 and 1,000 surveys.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 20 minutes
    Total Burden Hours: Dependent on final participation numbers.

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Beth F. Cobert,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 2015-26098 Filed 10-13-15; 8:45 am]
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