Agency Information Collection (Foreign Medical Program Application and Claim Cover Sheet), 77083-77084 [2015-31235]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 238 / Friday, December 11, 2015 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–31229 Filed 12–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0691] Proposed Information Collection (Learner’s Perceptions Survey (LPS)); Activity: Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Brian McCarthy, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: Brian.McCarthy4@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0691’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 461–6345. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:55 Dec 10, 2015 Jkt 238001 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. 1. Learners’ Perceptions Survey PR, VA Form 10–0439. 2. Learners’ Perceptions Survey AH, VA Form 10–0439. OMB Control Number: 2900–0691. Type of Review: Revision. Abstracts Under the authority of Federal Law 38 U.S.C. Part V, Chapter 73, Section 7302, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides education and training to over 120,000 national cohort of health care trainees per year to assist in providing an adequate supply of health personnel for VA and the Nation. VA is further required to evaluate this program on a continuing basis and determine its effectiveness in achieving its goals (Federal Law, 38 U.S.C. Part I, Chapter 5, Section 527). In addition, the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993, requires Federal agencies to set goals, measure performance, and report on the accomplishments. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden a. Learners’ Perceptions Survey PR, VA Form 10–0439—3,750 hours. b. Learners’ Perceptions Survey AH, VA Form 10–0439—3,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent a. Learners’ Perceptions Survey PR, VA Form 10–0439—15 minutes. b. Learners’ Perceptions Survey AH, VA Form 10–0439—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Annual Responses a. Learners’ Perceptions Survey PR, VA Form 10–0439—15,000. b. Learners’ Perceptions Survey AH, VA Form 10–0439—15,000. PO 00000 Frm 00158 By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–31160 Filed 12–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0648] Agency Information Collection (Foreign Medical Program Application and Claim Cover Sheet) Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: Titles 77083 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in a Federal Register on August 14, 2015. The 30-day Federal Register Notice published 11 days after the 60-day Federal Register Notice published. This document corrects the errors by resubmitting a new 30-day Federal Register Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 461–6345. SUMMARY: Correction DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Billing Code 8320–01 [OMB Control No. 2900–0648] Agency Information Collection (Foreign Medical Program Application and Claim Cover Sheet) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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 January 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1 jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 77084 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 238 / Friday, December 11, 2015 / Notices 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. 2900–0648’’ 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– 0648 (Foreign Medical Program Application and Claim Cover Sheet)’’ 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, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: 1. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form. 2. Claim Cover Sheet—Foreign Medical Program (FMP). OMB Control Number: 2900–0648. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: This information collection is needed to carry out the health care benefits allowed by the Foreign Medical Program (FMP). It is a federal health benefits program for Veterans administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA). FMP is a Fee for Service (indemnity plan) program. FMP provides reimbursement for VA adjudicated service-connected conditions. Title 38 CFR 17.35 states VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:55 Dec 10, 2015 Jkt 238001 that the VA will provide coverage for the Veteran’s service-connected disability when the Veteran is residing or traveling overseas. VA Form 10–7959f–1, Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form, is used to register into the Foreign Medical Program those Veterans with service-connected disabilities that are living or traveling overseas. Title 38 CFR 17.125(d) states that requests for consideration of claim reimbursement from approved health care providers and Veterans are to be mailed to VHA Health Administration Center (HAC). The VA Form 10–7959f–2, Claim Cover Sheet—Foreign Medical Program streamlines the claims submission process for claimants or physicians while also reducing the time spent by VA on processing FMP claims. The cover sheet will allow foreign providers/ Veterans with a better understanding of basic information required for the processing and payment of claims. 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 46104 on August 3, 2015. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form—fill, VA Form 10– 7959f–1—111 hours. b. Claim Cover Sheet—Foreign Medical Program (FMP)—fill, VA Form 10–7959f–2—3,652 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form—fill, VA Form 10– 7959f–1—4 minutes. b. Claim Cover Sheet—Foreign Medical Program (FMP)—fill, VA Form 10–7959f–2—11 minutes. Frequency of Response: a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form—fill, VA Form 10– 7959f–1—Annually. b. Claim Cover Sheet—Foreign Medical Program (FMP)—fill, VA Form 10–7959f–2—12 times a year. Estimated Annual Responses: a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form—fill, VA Form 10– 7959f–1—1,660. b. Claim Cover Sheet—Foreign Medical Program (FMP)—fill, VA Form 10–7959f–2—19,920. PO 00000 Frm 00159 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–31235 Filed 12–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0465] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review—Student Verification of Enrollment 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov, or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0465’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21), 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0648]


Agency Information Collection (Foreign Medical Program 
Application and Claim Cover Sheet)

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection 
of information notice in a Federal Register on August 14, 2015. The 30-
day Federal Register Notice published 11 days after the 60-day Federal 
Register Notice published. This document corrects the errors by 
resubmitting a new 30-day Federal Register Notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 461-6345.

Correction

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Billing Code 8320-01

[OMB Control No. 2900-0648]

Agency Information Collection (Foreign Medical Program Application and 
Claim Cover Sheet) Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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 January 11, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of

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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. 2900-0648'' 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. 2900-0648 
(Foreign Medical Program Application and Claim Cover Sheet)'' 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, 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Titles:

    1. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form.
    2. Claim Cover Sheet--Foreign Medical Program (FMP).

    OMB Control Number: 2900-0648.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstracts: This information collection is needed to carry out the 
health care benefits allowed by the Foreign Medical Program (FMP). It 
is a federal health benefits program for Veterans administered by the 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration 
(VHA). FMP is a Fee for Service (indemnity plan) program. FMP provides 
reimbursement for VA adjudicated service-connected conditions. Title 38 
CFR 17.35 states that the VA will provide coverage for the Veteran's 
service-connected disability when the Veteran is residing or traveling 
overseas.
    VA Form 10-7959f-1, Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration 
Form, is used to register into the Foreign Medical Program those 
Veterans with service-connected disabilities that are living or 
traveling overseas. Title 38 CFR 17.125(d) states that requests for 
consideration of claim reimbursement from approved health care 
providers and Veterans are to be mailed to VHA Health Administration 
Center (HAC). The VA Form 10-7959f-2, Claim Cover Sheet--Foreign 
Medical Program streamlines the claims submission process for claimants 
or physicians while also reducing the time spent by VA on processing 
FMP claims. The cover sheet will allow foreign providers/Veterans with 
a better understanding of basic information required for the processing 
and payment of claims.
    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 46104 on August 3, 2015.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-1--111 hours.
    b. Claim Cover Sheet--Foreign Medical Program (FMP)--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-2--3,652 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-1--4 minutes.
    b. Claim Cover Sheet--Foreign Medical Program (FMP)--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-2--11 minutes.
    Frequency of Response:
    a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-1--Annually.
    b. Claim Cover Sheet--Foreign Medical Program (FMP)--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-2--12 times a year.
    Estimated Annual Responses:
    a. Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-1--1,660.
    b. Claim Cover Sheet--Foreign Medical Program (FMP)--fill, VA Form 
10-7959f-2--19,920.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Kathleen M. Manwell,
Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records 
Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-31235 Filed 12-10-15; 8:45 am]
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