Exempting Mental Health Peer Support Services From Copayments, 68479 [2015-28255]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 214 / Thursday, November 5, 2015 / Proposed Rules (d) Subject Joint Aircraft System Component (JASC)/ Air Transport Association (ATA) of America Code 2730; Elevator Control System. (e) Unsafe Condition This AD was prompted by a report of limited control yoke movement due to cushion edging jammed in the elevator control anti-rotation guide slot. We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of the elevator control system, which could result in loss of control. (f) Compliance Comply with this AD within the compliance times specified, unless already done. (g) Inspect Cushion Edging Before further flight after the effective date of this AD and repetitively thereafter at intervals not to exceed 50 hours time-inservice or at every annual inspection, whichever comes first, until the terminating action specified in paragraph (i) of this AD is done, inspect the cushion edging, part number (P/N) M22529/2–3R–25, located on each side of the elevator control anti-rotation guide slot, P/N 100–619–0008, for the pilot and co-pilot control yoke assemblies, following section 5.1 Cushion Edging Inspection of Quest Aircraft Field Service Instruction, Elevator Control System— Cushion Edging Inspection, Report No. FSI– 105, Revision 00, not dated, as specified in Quest Aircraft KODIAK Mandatory Service Bulletin SB14–07, dated August 26, 2014. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS (h) Replace Cushion Edging If damage or wear is found during any inspection required in paragraph (g) of this AD, before further flight, replace the cushion edging following section 5.3 of Quest Aircraft Field Service Instruction, Elevator Control System—Cushion Edging Inspection, Report No. FSI–105, Revision 00, not dated, as specified in Quest Aircraft KODIAK Mandatory Service Bulletin SB14–07, dated August 26, 2014. (i) Install Wear Pads (Terminating Action for the Repetitive Inspections) Within 1 year after the effective date of this AD, remove the cushion edging, P/N M22529/2–3R–25, installed on the elevator control anti-rotation guide, and install wear pads, P/N 100–619–0037, on the elevator bearing assembly link arm following section 5. Instructions, including all subsections, of Quest Aircraft Field Service Instruction, Yoke Anti-Rotation Guide Wear Pad Upgrade, Report No. FSI–108, Revision 00, not dated, as specified in Quest Aircraft KODIAK 100 Recommended Service Bulletin SB15–01, dated March 26, 2015. Installing all four wear pads on the pilot and co-pilot arms of the elevator bearing assemblies terminates the repetitive inspections required in paragraph (g) of this AD. (j) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs) (1) The Manager, Seattle Aircraft Certification Office (ACO), FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:36 Nov 04, 2015 Jkt 238001 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District Office, as appropriate. If sending information directly to the manager of the ACO, send it to the attention of the person identified in paragraph (k) of this AD. Information may be emailed to: 9-ANM-Seattle-ACO-AMOCRequests@faa.gov. (2) Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/ certificate holding district office. (k) Related Information (1) For more information about this AD, contact David Herron, Aerospace Engineer, Seattle ACO, FAA, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, Washington 98057; phone: (425) 917–6469; fax: (425) 917–6591; email: david.herron@faa.gov. (2) For service information identified in this AD, contact Quest Aircraft Design, LLC, 1200 Turbine Drive, Sandpoint, Idaho 83864; telephone: (208) 263–1111; toll free: (866) 263–1112; email: CustomerService@ QuestAircraft.com; Internet: www.questaircraft.com. You may review copies of the referenced service information at the FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, Kansas City, Missouri 64106. For information on the availability of this material at the FAA, call (816) 329–4148. Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 30, 2015. Melvin Johnson, Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2015–28198 Filed 11–4–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 38 CFR Part 17 RIN 2900–AP10 Exempting Mental Health Peer Support Services From Copayments 68479 companion document in this issue of the Federal Register, we are confirming that the direct final rule became effective on January 27, 2015. Accordingly, this document withdraws as unnecessary the proposed rule. DATES: The proposed rule published on November 28, 2014, 79 FR 70941, is withdrawn as of November 5, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristin J. Cunningham, Director Business Policy, Chief Business Office (10NB6), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20420; (202) 382–2508. (This is not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a proposed rule published in the Federal Register on November 28, 2014, 79 FR 70941, VA proposed to amend 38 CFR 17.108 to eliminate copayments for mental health peer support services. VA published a companion substantially identical direct final rule at 79 FR 70938, on the same date. The direct final rule and proposed rule each provided a 60-day comment period that ended on January 27, 2015. No adverse comments were received. Six comments that supported the rulemaking were received from the general public. One commenter also urged VA to exempt evidence-based, cost-effective primary care services from having a required copayment. This comment is outside the scope of this rulemaking, and therefore, VA is not making any changes to this rulemaking based on this comment. Because no adverse comments were received within the comment period, VA is withdrawing the proposed rule as unnecessary. In a companion document in this issue of the Federal Register, VA is confirming the effective date of the direct final rule, RIN 2900–AP11, published at 79 FR 70938. AGENCY: Signing Authority ACTION: The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert L. Nabors II, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on October 26, 2015, for publication. Department of Veterans Affairs. Withdrawal of proposed rule. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is withdrawing VA’s proposed rulemaking, published in the Federal Register on November 28, 2014, to amend its regulation that governs VA services that are not subject to copayment requirements for inpatient hospital care or outpatient medical care. Specifically, the proposed rule would have amended the regulation to exempt mental health peer support services from having any required copayment. VA received no adverse comments concerning the proposed rule or its companion substantially identical direct final rule published in the Federal Register on the same date. In a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 Dated: November 2, 2015. Michael P. Shores, Chief Impact Analyst, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–28255 Filed 11–4–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\05NOP1.SGM 05NOP1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

38 CFR Part 17

RIN 2900-AP10


Exempting Mental Health Peer Support Services From Copayments

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Withdrawal of proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is withdrawing VA's 
proposed rulemaking, published in the Federal Register on November 28, 
2014, to amend its regulation that governs VA services that are not 
subject to copayment requirements for inpatient hospital care or 
outpatient medical care. Specifically, the proposed rule would have 
amended the regulation to exempt mental health peer support services 
from having any required copayment. VA received no adverse comments 
concerning the proposed rule or its companion substantially identical 
direct final rule published in the Federal Register on the same date. 
In a companion document in this issue of the Federal Register, we are 
confirming that the direct final rule became effective on January 27, 
2015. Accordingly, this document withdraws as unnecessary the proposed 
rule.

DATES: The proposed rule published on November 28, 2014, 79 FR 70941, 
is withdrawn as of November 5, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristin J. Cunningham, Director 
Business Policy, Chief Business Office (10NB6), Veterans Health 
Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20420; (202) 382-2508. (This is not a toll-free number.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a proposed rule published in the Federal 
Register on November 28, 2014, 79 FR 70941, VA proposed to amend 38 CFR 
17.108 to eliminate copayments for mental health peer support services. 
VA published a companion substantially identical direct final rule at 
79 FR 70938, on the same date. The direct final rule and proposed rule 
each provided a 60-day comment period that ended on January 27, 2015. 
No adverse comments were received. Six comments that supported the 
rulemaking were received from the general public. One commenter also 
urged VA to exempt evidence-based, cost-effective primary care services 
from having a required copayment. This comment is outside the scope of 
this rulemaking, and therefore, VA is not making any changes to this 
rulemaking based on this comment.
    Because no adverse comments were received within the comment 
period, VA is withdrawing the proposed rule as unnecessary. In a 
companion document in this issue of the Federal Register, VA is 
confirming the effective date of the direct final rule, RIN 2900-AP11, 
published at 79 FR 70938.

Signing Authority

    The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this 
document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document 
to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as 
an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert L. 
Nabors II, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved 
this document on October 26, 2015, for publication.

    Dated: November 2, 2015.
Michael P. Shores,
Chief Impact Analyst, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office 
of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-28255 Filed 11-4-15; 8:45 am]
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