Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting, 63558-63559 [2015-26523]

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Greenberg, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. 2015–26615 Filed 10–19–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). Date and Time: November 17, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Place: The meeting will be via audio conference call and Adobe Connect Pro. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is grounded in the best available medical science, and assuring the public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible, thereby increasing public confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up to 25 members including the Chair. Members serve as Special Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine, and other medical specialties involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors, and family members. Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations including those on the following topics: Donor Management Research; the HOPE Act; and Program Updates. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities indicate. After Committee discussions, members of the public will have an opportunity to comment. Because of the Committee’s full agenda and timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on Department’s organ donation Web site at http://www.organdonor.gov/ legislation/advisory.html#meetings. E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 202 / Tuesday, October 20, 2015 / Notices The draft meeting agenda will be posted on www.acotmeetings.net (but the timing of events may be subject to change). Those participating at this meeting should register by visiting www.acotmeetings.net. The deadline to register for this meeting is Monday, November 16, 2015. For all logistical questions and concerns, please contact Susie Gingrich, Leonard Resource Group, at 202–289–8322 or send an email to sgingrich@lriginc.com. The public can join the meeting by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (1–800–832– 0736) and providing the Participant Code (1337210); and 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL https://lrg. adobeconnect.com/acot1115 (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly). Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https://hrsa.connect solutions.com/common/help/en/ support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. Call 202–289–8322 or send an email to sgringrich@lrginc.com if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a copy of their presentation to Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, at pstroup@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request it during the public comment period. Public participation and ability to comment will be limited to time as it permits. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Oct 19, 2015 Jkt 238001 Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W65, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone 301–443–1127. Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2015–26523 Filed 10–19–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, codified at 5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. Dates and Times: November 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Place: Webinar. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Please register at https:// www.blsmeetings.net/ACHDNC November2015/. The registration deadline is Friday, October 30, 2015, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Purpose: The Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (Committee), as authorized by the Public Health Service Act (PHS), Title XI, § 1111 (42 U.S.C. 300b–10), was established to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services about the development of newborn screening activities, technologies, policies, guidelines, and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having, or at risk for, heritable disorders. In addition, the Committee’s recommendations regarding additional conditions/ inherited disorders for screening that have been adopted by the Secretary are included in the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) and constitute part of the comprehensive guidelines supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. Pursuant to section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 300gg–13, non-grandfathered health plans and group and individual health insurance issuers are required to cover screenings included in the HRSAsupported comprehensive guidelines without charging a co-payment, coinsurance, or deductible for plan years (i.e., policy years) beginning on or after PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63559 the date that is one year from the Secretary’s adoption of the condition for screening. Agenda: The meeting will include: (1) Discussion and vote on the statutory Committee’s proposed bylaws, (2) a discussion of nomination process for prospective organizational representatives, (3) a presentation on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects and the potential impact on newborn screening research, (4) updates from the Pilot Study Workgroup, Cost Analysis Workgroup, and Timeliness Workgroup, (5) a presentation on transition models from pediatric to adult health care using innovative strategies, and (6) a presentation on current education activities within newborn screening and impact on families and children. There are no votes that involve proposed additions of a condition to the RUSP scheduled for this meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as necessary or appropriate. The agenda, webinar information, Committee Roster, Charter, presentations, and other meeting materials will be located on the Advisory Committee’s Web site at http://www.hrsa.gov/advisory committees/mchbadvisory/heritable disorders. Registration: Registration information will be on the Committee Web site at https://www.blsmeetings.net/ACHDNC November2015/. The registration deadline is Friday, October 30, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Public Comments: Members of the public may present oral comments and/ or submit written comments. Comments are part of the official Committee record. Advance registration is required to present oral comments and/or submit written comments. Oral public comments are tentatively scheduled for November 3, 2015. Individuals who wish to present oral public comments must indicate this when registering. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 202 (Tuesday, October 20, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63558-63559]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-26523]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting:
    Name: Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT).
    Date and Time: November 17, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time.
    Place: The meeting will be via audio conference call and Adobe 
Connect Pro.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 217a, Section 222 
of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), 
ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ 
donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is grounded 
in the best available medical science, and assuring the public that the 
system is as effective and equitable as possible, thereby increasing 
public confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the 
transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up to 25 members including 
the Chair. Members serve as Special Government Employees and have 
diverse backgrounds in fields such as organ donation, health care 
public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care 
medicine, and other medical specialties involved in the identification 
and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, 
epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, 
economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant 
candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors, and family members.
    Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations including those on 
the following topics: Donor Management Research; the HOPE Act; and 
Program Updates. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities 
indicate.
    After Committee discussions, members of the public will have an 
opportunity to comment. Because of the Committee's full agenda and 
timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will be 
limited. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT 
meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on Department's organ 
donation Web site at http://www.organdonor.gov/legislation/advisory.html#meetings.

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    The draft meeting agenda will be posted on www.acotmeetings.net 
(but the timing of events may be subject to change). Those 
participating at this meeting should register by visiting 
www.acotmeetings.net. The deadline to register for this meeting is 
Monday, November 16, 2015. For all logistical questions and concerns, 
please contact Susie Gingrich, Leonard Resource Group, at 202-289-8322 
or send an email to sgingrich@lriginc.com.
    The public can join the meeting by:
    1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (1-800-832-
0736) and providing the Participant Code (1337210); and
    2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro 
Meeting using the following URL https://lrg.adobeconnect.com/acot1115 
(copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work 
directly).
    Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the 
meeting for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe 
Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: 
https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.
    Call 202-289-8322 or send an email to sgringrich@lrginc.com if you 
are having trouble connecting to the meeting site.
    Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in 
providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a 
copy of their presentation to Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive 
Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, at pstroup@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, 
address, telephone number, email address, and any business or 
professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral 
presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine 
their comments and present them through a single representative.
    The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of 
expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request for a 
presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request it 
during the public comment period. Public participation and ability to 
comment will be limited to time as it permits.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive 
Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W65, Rockville, MD 20857; 
telephone 301-443-1127.

Jackie Painter,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2015-26523 Filed 10-19-15; 8:45 am]
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