Meetings Announcement for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee Required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), 11232-11233 [2017-03311]

Download as PDF 11232 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / Notices Notice. In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than April 24, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or by mail to the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N–29, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the SUMMARY: information request collection title for reference, pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Information Collection Request Title: The National Health Service Corps and NURSE Corps Interest Capture Form, OMB No. 0915–0337—Extension. Abstract: HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce administers the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and the NURSE Corps programs, which are committed to improving the health of the underserved by connecting communities in need with health professionals and supporting communities’ efforts to build better systems of care. The NHSC and NURSE Corps interest capture form, is an optional form that a health profession student, licensed clinician, faculty member, or clinical site administrator may complete to request information regarding opportunities and program updates with the NHSC and/or the NURSE Corps. Forms request information such as name, email, city and state, organization where employed (or the school attending), the year one intends to graduate (if applicable), and how one heard about the NHSC and NURSE Corps programs. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The need and purpose of this information collection is to share information regarding the NHSC and NURSE Corps programs with interested individuals. Likely Respondents: Individuals interested in the NHSC or NURSE Corps programs. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours NHSC and NURSE Corps Interest Capture Form .............. 2,400 1 2,400 .025 60 Total .............................................................................. 2,400 ........................ 2,400 ........................ 60 HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Jason E. Bennett, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2017–03335 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Feb 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meetings Announcement for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee Required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) ACTION: Notice of public meetings. This notice announces the next two meeting dates for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (hereafter referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’) which will be held in Washington, DC. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The PTAC meetings will occur on the following dates: • Monday–Tuesday, March 13–14, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET • Monday–Tuesday, April, 10–11, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please note that times are subject to change. If the times change, registrants will be notified directly via email. ADDRESSES: The March 13–14, 2017 meeting will be held at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. The April 10–11, 2017 meeting will be held at the Liaison Hotel, 415 New Jersey Ave NW., Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Page, Designated Federal Official, at the Office of Health Policy, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave SW., Washington, DC 20201, (202) 690–6870. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Purpose: The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (‘‘the Committee’’) is required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, 42 U.S.C. 1395ee. This Committee is also governed by provisions of the Federal E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / Notices Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C App.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of federal advisory committees. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Committee is to review physicianfocused payment model proposals and prepare recommendations regarding whether such models meet criteria that were established through rulemaking by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary). The Committee is composed of 11 members appointed by the Comptroller General. II. Agenda: At the March 13–14, 2017 and April 10–11, 2017 meetings, the Committee will hear presentations on models that are ready for Committee deliberation. The presentations will be followed by public comment and Committee deliberation. If the Committee completes deliberations, voting will occur on recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be time allocated for public comment on agenda items. Documents will be posted on the Committee Web site and distributed on the Committee listserv prior to the public meeting. The agenda is subject to change. If the agenda does change, we will inform registrants and update our Web site to reflect any changes. III. Meeting Attendance: The March 13–14, 2017 and April 10–11, 2017 meetings are open to the public. The public may also attend via conference call. The conference call dial-in information will be sent to registrants prior to the meeting. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Meeting Registration The public may attend the meetings in-person or participate by phone via audio teleconference. Space is limited and registration is preferred in order to attend in-person or by phone. Registration may be completed online at www.regonline.com/ PTACMeetingsRegistration. The following information is submitted when registering: Name: Company/organization name: Postal address: Email address: Persons wishing to attend this meeting must register by following the instructions in the ‘‘Meeting Registration’’ section of this notice. A confirmation email will be sent to registrants shortly after completing the registration process. IV. Special Accommodations: If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed, please contact Angela Tejeda, no later than February VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Feb 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 31, 2017 for the March meeting and by March 31, 2017 for the April meeting. Please submit your requests by email to Angela.Tejeda@hhs.gov or by calling 202–401–8297. V. Copies of the PTAC Charter and Meeting Material: The Secretary’s Charter for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee is available on the ASPE Web site at https://aspe.hhs.gov/charterphysician-focused-payment-modeltechnical-advisory-committee. Additional material for this meeting can be found on the PTAC Web site. For updates and announcements, please use the link to subscribe to the PTAC email listserv. Dated: February 9, 2017. Laina Bush, Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 2017–03311 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; DSCC—Limited Competition (UC4). Date: March 15, 2017. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Two Democracy Plaza, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Barbara A. Woynarowska, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Review Branch, DEA, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Room 754, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892–5452, (301) 402–7172, woynarowskab@niddk.nih.gov. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 14, 2017. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. BILLING CODE 4140–01–P National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings Frm 00063 Name of Committee: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; RFA–DK–16–022: Promoting Organ and Tissue Donation Among Diverse Populations (R01). Date: March 28, 2017. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Two Democracy Plaza, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ann A. Jerkins, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Review Branch, DEA, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Room 7119, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892–5452, 301–594–2242, jerkinsa@niddk.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.847, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research; 93.848, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research; 93.849, Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) [FR Doc. 2017–03275 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] National Institutes of Health PO 00000 11233 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Date: March 5–7, 2017. Time: 6:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 33 (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11232-11233]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03311]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Meetings Announcement for the Physician-Focused Payment Model 
Technical Advisory Committee Required by the Medicare Access and CHIP 
Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the next two meeting dates for the 
Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (hereafter 
referred to as ``the Committee'') which will be held in Washington, DC. 
All meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The PTAC meetings will occur on the following dates:

 Monday-Tuesday, March 13-14, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. ET
 Monday-Tuesday, April, 10-11, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. ET

    Please note that times are subject to change. If the times change, 
registrants will be notified directly via email.

ADDRESSES: The March 13-14, 2017 meeting will be held at the Hubert H. 
Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. 
The April 10-11, 2017 meeting will be held at the Liaison Hotel, 415 
New Jersey Ave NW., Washington, DC 20001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Page, Designated Federal Official, 
at the Office of Health Policy, Assistant Secretary for Planning and 
Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 
Independence Ave SW., Washington, DC 20201, (202) 690-6870.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    I. Purpose: The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory 
Committee (``the Committee'') is required by the Medicare Access and 
CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, 42 U.S.C. 1395ee. This Committee is 
also governed by provisions of the Federal

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Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C App.), which sets forth 
standards for the formation and use of federal advisory committees. In 
accordance with its statutory mandate, the Committee is to review 
physician-focused payment model proposals and prepare recommendations 
regarding whether such models meet criteria that were established 
through rulemaking by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the 
Secretary). The Committee is composed of 11 members appointed by the 
Comptroller General.
    II. Agenda: At the March 13-14, 2017 and April 10-11, 2017 
meetings, the Committee will hear presentations on models that are 
ready for Committee deliberation. The presentations will be followed by 
public comment and Committee deliberation. If the Committee completes 
deliberations, voting will occur on recommendations to the Secretary of 
Health and Human Services. There will be time allocated for public 
comment on agenda items. Documents will be posted on the Committee Web 
site and distributed on the Committee listserv prior to the public 
meeting. The agenda is subject to change. If the agenda does change, we 
will inform registrants and update our Web site to reflect any changes.
    III. Meeting Attendance: The March 13-14, 2017 and April 10-11, 
2017 meetings are open to the public. The public may also attend via 
conference call. The conference call dial-in information will be sent 
to registrants prior to the meeting.

Meeting Registration

    The public may attend the meetings in-person or participate by 
phone via audio teleconference. Space is limited and registration is 
preferred in order to attend in-person or by phone. Registration may be 
completed online at www.regonline.com/PTACMeetingsRegistration.
    The following information is submitted when registering:

Name:
Company/organization name:
Postal address:
Email address:

    Persons wishing to attend this meeting must register by following 
the instructions in the ``Meeting Registration'' section of this 
notice. A confirmation email will be sent to registrants shortly after 
completing the registration process.
    IV. Special Accommodations: If sign language interpretation or 
other reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed, please 
contact Angela Tejeda, no later than February 31, 2017 for the March 
meeting and by March 31, 2017 for the April meeting. Please submit your 
requests by email to Angela.Tejeda@hhs.gov or by calling 202-401-8297.
    V. Copies of the PTAC Charter and Meeting Material: The Secretary's 
Charter for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory 
Committee is available on the ASPE Web site at https://aspe.hhs.gov/charter-physician-focused-payment-model-technical-advisory-committee.
    Additional material for this meeting can be found on the PTAC Web 
site. For updates and announcements, please use the link to subscribe 
to the PTAC email listserv.

    Dated: February 9, 2017.
Laina Bush,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 2017-03311 Filed 2-17-17; 8:45 am]
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