Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS))-Match Number 1076, 38259-38260 [2016-13803]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 113 / Monday, June 13, 2016 / Notices January 21, 2016, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,5 the Commission designated a longer period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change.6 On March 10, 2016, the Commission instituted proceedings under Section 19(b)(2)(B) of the Act 7 to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1 thereto.8 In the Order Instituting Proceedings, the Commission solicited comments to specified matters related to the proposal.9 The Commission received no comments on the proposed rule change. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 10 provides that, after initiating disapproval proceedings, the Commission shall issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change not later than 180 days after the date of publication of notice of the filing of the proposed rule change. The Commission may, however, extend the period for issuing an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change by not more than 60 days if the Commission determines that a longer period is appropriate and publishes the reasons for such determination. The proposed rule change was published for notice and comment in the Federal Register on December 14, 2015.11 The 180th day after publication of the notice of the filing of the proposed rule change in the Federal Register is June 11, 2016. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time 5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). Securities Exchange Act Release No. 76955, 81 FR 4724 (Jan. 27, 2016). The Commission designated March 11, 2016 as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 76955A (Mar. 2, 2016), 81 FR 12174 (Mar. 8, 2016) (correcting the date to ‘‘March 11, 2016’’ as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change). 7 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(B). 8 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 77340, 81 FR 14163 (Mar. 16, 2016) (‘‘Order Instituting Proceedings’’). Specifically, the Commission instituted proceedings to allow for additional analysis of the proposed rule change’s consistency with Section 6(b)(5) of the Act, which requires, among other things, that the rules of a national securities exchange be ‘‘designed to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices, to promote just and equitable principles of trade,’’ and ‘‘to protect investors and the public interest.’’ See id., 81 FR at 14165–66. 9 See id., 81 FR at 14166. 10 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 11 See supra note 3 and accompanying text. srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 6 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:48 Jun 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 to consider the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1 thereto. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,12 designates August 10, 2016, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1 thereto (File No. SR– NYSEArca–2015–93). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.13 Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–13823 Filed 6–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #14734 and #14735] Mississippi Disaster #MS–00087 U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Mississippi dated 06/06/ 2016. Incident: Torrential Rains and Flooding. Incident Period: 03/09/2016 through 03/14/2016. Effective Date: 06/06/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 08/05/2016. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 03/06/2017. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that as a result of the Administrator’s disaster declaration, applications for disaster loans may be filed at the address listed above or other locally announced locations. The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: Walthall Contiguous Counties: Mississippi: Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pike SUMMARY: 12 15 13 17 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). CFR 200.30–3(a)(57). Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38259 Louisiana: Washington The Interest Rates are: Percent For Physical Damage: Homeowners With Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Homeowners Without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Businesses With Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Businesses Without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations With Credit Available Elsewhere ... Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... For Economic Injury: Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives Without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... 3.625 1.813 6.250 4.000 2.625 2.625 4.000 2.625 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 14734 6 and for economic injury is 14735 0. The States which received an EIDL Declaration # are Mississippi, Louisiana. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) Dated: June 6, 2016. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–13876 Filed 6–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2016–0066] Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS))—Match Number 1076 AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). Notice of a renewal of an existing computer matching program that will expire on April 19, 2016. ACTION: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer matching program that we are currently conducting with CMS. DATES: We will file a report of the subject matching program with the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate; the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives; and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 38260 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 113 / Monday, June 13, 2016 / Notices (OMB). The matching program will be effective as indicated below. comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended. Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefaxing to (410) 966–0869 or writing to the Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, 617 Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401. All comments received will be available for public inspection at this address. Glenn Sklar, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. ADDRESSES: The Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, as shown above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. General The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100– 503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by describing the conditions under which computer matching involving the Federal government could be performed and adding certain protections for persons applying for, and receiving, Federal benefits. Section 7201 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 508) further amended the Privacy Act regarding protections for such persons. The Privacy Act, as amended, regulates the use of computer matching by Federal agencies when records in a system of records are matched with other Federal, State, or local government records. It requires Federal agencies involved in computer matching programs to: (1) Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies participating in the matching programs; (2) Obtain approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity Boards of the participating Federal agencies; (3) Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal Register; (4) Furnish detailed reports about matching programs to Congress and OMB; (5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries that their records are subject to matching; and (6) Verify match findings before reducing, suspending, terminating, or denying a person’s benefits or payments. B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act We have taken action to ensure that all of our computer matching programs VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:48 Jun 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 Notice of Computer Matching Program, SSA With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) A. Participating Agencies SSA and CMS. B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of this matching program is to establish the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which CMS will disclose to us certain individuals’ admission and discharge information for care received in a nursing care facility. We will use this information to administer the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program efficiently and to identify Special Veterans’ Benefits (SVB) beneficiaries who are no longer residing outside of the United States. C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program The legal authority for this agreement is the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–503) and the regulations promulgated thereunder. Legal authority for the SSI portion of the matching program is contained in sections 1611(e)(1) and 1631(f) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1382(e)(1) and 1383(f)), and 20 CFR 416.211. Section 1611(e)(1)(B) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1382(e)(1)(B)) limits the amounts of SSI benefits that eligible individuals or their eligible spouse may receive when that individual is, throughout any month, in a medical treatment facility receiving payments (with respect to such individual or spouse), under a State plan approved under Title XIX of the Act, or the amount of benefits an eligible child under 18 may receive who is receiving payments under any health insurance policy issued by a private provider. The legal authorities for the SVB portion of the matching program are contained in sections 801 and 806(a) and (b) of the Act. (42 U.S.C. 1001 and 1006(a) and (b)). The legal authority for CMS’ disclosures under this CMA to our data request is section 1631(f) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(f)), which requires Federal agencies to provide us with such information as necessary to establish eligibility for SSI payments, or the amount of benefits owed, and 45 CFR 164.512(a) Standard: Uses and disclosures required by law (Health PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Insurance Affordability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) Privacy Rule). The legal authority for the agencies to enter this interagency transaction is the Economy Act, 31 U.S.C. 1535. D. Categories of Records and Persons Covered by the Matching Program We will use this information to administer the SSI program efficiently and to identify SVB beneficiaries who are no longer residing outside of the United States. We will provide CMS with a finder file on a monthly basis extracted from our Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits (SSR/SVB), SSA/ ODSSIS 60–0103, last published on December 19, 2007 (72 FR 69723). CMS will match our finder file against the system of records that applies to individuals on the Long Term Care– Minimum Data Set (LTC/–MDS 09–70– 0528) and submit its response file to us no later than 21 days after receipt of our finder file. This matching program employs CMS systems that contain Protected Health Information (PHI), as defined by 45 CFR 160.103, and disclosures of PHI are permitted under 45 CFR 164.512(a). E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program The effective date of this matching program is June 6, 2016, provided that the following notice periods have lapsed: 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register and 40 days after notice of the matching program is sent to Congress and OMB. The matching program will continue for 18 months from the effective date and, if both agencies meet certain conditions, it may extend for an additional 12 months thereafter. [FR Doc. 2016–13803 Filed 6–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOT–OST–2016–0095] Senior Executive Service Performance Review Boards Membership Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Performance Review Board (PRB) appointments. AGENCY: DOT publishes the names of the persons selected to serve on Departmental PRBs as required by 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 113 (Monday, June 13, 2016)]
[Notices]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2016-0066]


Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS))--Match Number 1076

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA).

ACTION: Notice of a renewal of an existing computer matching program 
that will expire on April 19, 2016.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as 
amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer 
matching program that we are currently conducting with CMS.

DATES: We will file a report of the subject matching program with the 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate; 
the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of 
Representatives; and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget

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(OMB). The matching program will be effective as indicated below.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either 
telefaxing to (410) 966-0869 or writing to the Executive Director, 
Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social 
Security Administration, 617 Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security 
Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401. All comments received will be 
available for public inspection at this address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Executive Director, Office of 
Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, as shown above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. General

    The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 
100-503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by describing the 
conditions under which computer matching involving the Federal 
government could be performed and adding certain protections for 
persons applying for, and receiving, Federal benefits. Section 7201 of 
the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-508) further 
amended the Privacy Act regarding protections for such persons.
    The Privacy Act, as amended, regulates the use of computer matching 
by Federal agencies when records in a system of records are matched 
with other Federal, State, or local government records. It requires 
Federal agencies involved in computer matching programs to:
    (1) Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies 
participating in the matching programs;
    (2) Obtain approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity 
Boards of the participating Federal agencies;
    (3) Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal 
Register;
    (4) Furnish detailed reports about matching programs to Congress 
and OMB;
    (5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries that their records are 
subject to matching; and
    (6) Verify match findings before reducing, suspending, terminating, 
or denying a person's benefits or payments.

B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act

    We have taken action to ensure that all of our computer matching 
programs comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended.

Glenn Sklar,
Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of 
the General Counsel.

Notice of Computer Matching Program, SSA With the Centers for Medicare 
and Medicaid Services (CMS)

A. Participating Agencies

    SSA and CMS.

B. Purpose of the Matching Program

    The purpose of this matching program is to establish the terms, 
conditions, and safeguards under which CMS will disclose to us certain 
individuals' admission and discharge information for care received in a 
nursing care facility. We will use this information to administer the 
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program efficiently and to identify 
Special Veterans' Benefits (SVB) beneficiaries who are no longer 
residing outside of the United States.

C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program

    The legal authority for this agreement is the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 
552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act 
of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-503) and the regulations promulgated thereunder.
    Legal authority for the SSI portion of the matching program is 
contained in sections 1611(e)(1) and 1631(f) of the Social Security Act 
(42 U.S.C. 1382(e)(1) and 1383(f)), and 20 CFR 416.211. Section 
1611(e)(1)(B) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1382(e)(1)(B)) limits the amounts 
of SSI benefits that eligible individuals or their eligible spouse may 
receive when that individual is, throughout any month, in a medical 
treatment facility receiving payments (with respect to such individual 
or spouse), under a State plan approved under Title XIX of the Act, or 
the amount of benefits an eligible child under 18 may receive who is 
receiving payments under any health insurance policy issued by a 
private provider.
    The legal authorities for the SVB portion of the matching program 
are contained in sections 801 and 806(a) and (b) of the Act. (42 U.S.C. 
1001 and 1006(a) and (b)).
    The legal authority for CMS' disclosures under this CMA to our data 
request is section 1631(f) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(f)), which 
requires Federal agencies to provide us with such information as 
necessary to establish eligibility for SSI payments, or the amount of 
benefits owed, and 45 CFR 164.512(a) Standard: Uses and disclosures 
required by law (Health Insurance Affordability and Accountability Act 
of 1996 (HIPPA) Privacy Rule).
    The legal authority for the agencies to enter this interagency 
transaction is the Economy Act, 31 U.S.C. 1535.

D. Categories of Records and Persons Covered by the Matching Program

    We will use this information to administer the SSI program 
efficiently and to identify SVB beneficiaries who are no longer 
residing outside of the United States. We will provide CMS with a 
finder file on a monthly basis extracted from our Supplemental Security 
Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits (SSR/SVB), SSA/ODSSIS 60-
0103, last published on December 19, 2007 (72 FR 69723).
    CMS will match our finder file against the system of records that 
applies to individuals on the Long Term Care-Minimum Data Set (LTC/-MDS 
09-70-0528) and submit its response file to us no later than 21 days 
after receipt of our finder file.
    This matching program employs CMS systems that contain Protected 
Health Information (PHI), as defined by 45 CFR 160.103, and disclosures 
of PHI are permitted under 45 CFR 164.512(a).

E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program

    The effective date of this matching program is June 6, 2016, 
provided that the following notice periods have lapsed: 30 days after 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register and 40 days after 
notice of the matching program is sent to Congress and OMB. The 
matching program will continue for 18 months from the effective date 
and, if both agencies meet certain conditions, it may extend for an 
additional 12 months thereafter.

[FR Doc. 2016-13803 Filed 6-10-16; 8:45 am]
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