Agency Information Collection Activity (Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960M-7)), 12912 [2017-04348]

Download as PDF 12912 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. [FR Doc. 2017–04344 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0809] Agency Information Collection Activity (Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21– 0960M–7)) 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. VA Form 21–0960 series is used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA gathers medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21– 0960M–7, Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a hand or finger condition. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 8, 2017. 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. 2900–0809’’ in any correspondence. During the comment sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 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 collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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. Title: (Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21–0960M–7)). OMB Control Number: 2900–0809. Type of Review: Extension without change of an approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0960 series is used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA gathers medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21–0960M–7, Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a hand or finger condition. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 15,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–04348 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0659] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Support of Claim for Service Connection for PostTraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 6, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of 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. 2900–0659’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0659’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (VA Form 21–0781) and Support of Claim for Service SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0809]


Agency Information Collection Activity (Hand and Finger 
Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960M-7))

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.
    VA Form 21-0960 series is used to gather necessary information from 
a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical 
examinations. VA gathers medical information related to the claimant 
that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. 
The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the name of the 
specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21-0960M-
7, Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will 
gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a hand or 
finger condition.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 8, 2017.

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. 2900-0809'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through the 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 collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA'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.
    Title: (Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits 
Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960M-7)).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0809.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of an approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-0960 series is used to gather necessary 
information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results 
of medical examinations. VA gathers medical information related to the 
claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability 
benefits. The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the 
name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. 
VAF 21-0960M-7, Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits 
Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's 
diagnosis of a hand or finger condition.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 15,000.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-04348 Filed 3-6-17; 8:45 am]
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