Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 51276-51277 [2017-23970]

Download as PDF 51276 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10291] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments must be received by January 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number ____, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Paperwork ReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). CMS–10291 State Collection and Reporting of Dental Provider and Benefit Package Information on the Insure Kids Now! Web site and Hotline Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires federal agencies to publish a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice. Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: State Collection and Reporting of Dental Provider and Benefit Package Information on the Insure Kids Now! Web site and Hotline; Use: On the Insure Kids Now (IKN) Web site, the Secretary is required to post a current and accurate list of dentists and providers that provide dental services to children enrolled in the state plan (or waiver) under Medicaid or the state PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 child health plan (or waiver) under CHIP. States collect the information pertaining to their Medicaid and CHIP dental benefits. Form Number: CMS– 10291 (OMB control number: 0938– 1065); Frequency: Yearly and quarterly; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 51; Total Annual Responses: 255; Total Annual Hours: 11,781. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Andrew Snyder at 410–786– 1274.) Dated: October 31, 2017. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–24013 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Culture of Continuous Learning Project: A Breakthrough Series Collaborative for Improving Child Care and Head Start Quality. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing an information collection activity for the Culture of Continuous Learning Project. The goal of the project is to assess the feasibility of implementing continuous quality improvement methods in early care and education programs to support the use and sustainability of evidencebased practices. A Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC), a specific model designed to support learning and improvement among practitioners at all levels of an organization, will be implemented in Head Start and child care settings. The BSC methodology has not been tested rigorously in early care and education programs, but has been studied in health care and other fields. The findings will be of broad interest to child care early education programs as well as training and technical assistance providers and researchers, all of whom are interested in improving the quality of services young children receive. Head Start and child care programs that voluntarily participate in the BSC will be asked to complete a number of implementation tools as part of the BSC activities. Data collection for the feasibility study will involve focus E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 51277 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices groups, online surveys, direct observation, and document review. Respondents: Up to 18 early childhood centers will be invited to express interest in participating in the BSC. Up to 8 centers will be selected to participate in the BSC and feasibility study. Core BSC Teams consisting of up to 6 individuals (e.g., directors, lead teachers, assistant teachers, teacher aides, parents, curriculum specialists, etc.) each from four Early Head Start or Head Start programs and four child care programs in a selected geographic location (for a total of 48 individuals); and up to 24 additional teachers or program staff at the same centers who are not part of the Core BSC Team. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument BSC Selection Questionnaire ............................................ Pre-Work Assignment: Team Building Activities ............... Pre-Work Assignment: Data Collection Planning Worksheet ............................................................................... Plan, Do, Study, Act Planning Form & Tracker ................. Discussion Forum Prompts ................................................ Learning Session Day 1 Evaluation .................................. Learning Session Overall Evaluation ................................. Action Planning Form ........................................................ Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT)/Teaching Pyramid Infant-Toddler Observation Scale (TPITOS) ... Early Childhood Work Environment Survey (ECWES) ..... Pre/Post Survey ................................................................. Self-report of BSC Activities .............................................. Core BSC Team Focus Group Topic Guide ..................... ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 801. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: OPREinfocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Mary Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23970 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–23–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 Annual number of respondents Number of responses per respondent 9 24 1 1 16 48 48 48 48 48 8 24 24 24 24 24 1 48 48 4 4 4 2 .25 .25 .17 .25 .25 16 288 288 16 24 24 28 72 72 72 48 14 36 36 36 24 2 2 2 1 1 .33 .25 .68 .17 1.25 9 18 49 6 30 Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2014–D–1147] Controlled Correspondence Related to Generic Drug Development; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ‘‘Controlled Correspondence Related to Generic Drug Development.’’ This guidance provides information regarding the process by which generic drug manufacturers and related industry can submit controlled correspondence to FDA requesting information related to generic drug development and the Agency’s process for providing communications related to such correspondence. This guidance also describes the process by which generic drug manufacturers and related industry can submit requests to clarify ambiguities in FDA’ controlled correspondence response and the Agency’s process for responding to those requests. This draft guidance revises the guidance for industry ‘‘Controlled Correspondence Related to Generic Drug Development’’ issued in September 2015. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9 24 Although you can comment on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5)), to ensure that the Agency considers your comment on this draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by January 2, 2018. DATES: ADDRESSES: You may submit comments as follows: Electronic Submissions Notice of availability. SUMMARY: 1 1 Annual burden hours 18 48 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ACTION: Average burden hours per response Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to https:// www.regulations.gov will be posted to the docket unchanged. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for ensuring that your comment does not include any confidential information that you or a third party may not wish to be posted, such as medical information, your or anyone else’s Social Security number, or confidential business information, such as a manufacturing process. Please note that if you include your name, contact information, or other information that identifies you in the body of your comments, that information will be posted on https://www.regulations.gov. • If you want to submit a comment with confidential information that you do not wish to be made available to the public, submit the comment as a E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 212 (Friday, November 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51276-51277]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-23970]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Culture of Continuous Learning Project: A Breakthrough 
Series Collaborative for Improving Child Care and Head Start Quality.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) 
in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing an 
information collection activity for the Culture of Continuous Learning 
Project. The goal of the project is to assess the feasibility of 
implementing continuous quality improvement methods in early care and 
education programs to support the use and sustainability of evidence-
based practices. A Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC), a specific 
model designed to support learning and improvement among practitioners 
at all levels of an organization, will be implemented in Head Start and 
child care settings. The BSC methodology has not been tested rigorously 
in early care and education programs, but has been studied in health 
care and other fields. The findings will be of broad interest to child 
care early education programs as well as training and technical 
assistance providers and researchers, all of whom are interested in 
improving the quality of services young children receive.
    Head Start and child care programs that voluntarily participate in 
the BSC will be asked to complete a number of implementation tools as 
part of the BSC activities. Data collection for the feasibility study 
will involve focus

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groups, online surveys, direct observation, and document review.
    Respondents: Up to 18 early childhood centers will be invited to 
express interest in participating in the BSC. Up to 8 centers will be 
selected to participate in the BSC and feasibility study. Core BSC 
Teams consisting of up to 6 individuals (e.g., directors, lead 
teachers, assistant teachers, teacher aides, parents, curriculum 
specialists, etc.) each from four Early Head Start or Head Start 
programs and four child care programs in a selected geographic location 
(for a total of 48 individuals); and up to 24 additional teachers or 
program staff at the same centers who are not part of the Core BSC 
Team.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                  Annual  number     Number of        Average
           Instrument              Total number         of         responses per   burden hours    Annual burden
                                  of respondents    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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BSC Selection Questionnaire.....              18               9               1            1                  9
Pre-Work Assignment: Team                     48              24               1            1                 24
 Building Activities............
Pre-Work Assignment: Data                     16               8               1            2                 16
 Collection Planning Worksheet..
Plan, Do, Study, Act Planning                 48              24              48             .25             288
 Form & Tracker.................
Discussion Forum Prompts........              48              24              48             .25             288
Learning Session Day 1                        48              24               4             .17              16
 Evaluation.....................
Learning Session Overall                      48              24               4             .25              24
 Evaluation.....................
Action Planning Form............              48              24               4             .25              24
Teaching Pyramid Observation                  28              14               2             .33               9
 Tool (TPOT)/Teaching Pyramid
 Infant-Toddler Observation
 Scale (TPITOS).................
Early Childhood Work Environment              72              36               2             .25              18
 Survey (ECWES).................
Pre/Post Survey.................              72              36               2             .68              49
Self-report of BSC Activities...              72              36               1             .17               6
Core BSC Team Focus Group Topic               48              24               1            1.25              30
 Guide..........................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 801.
    Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov.
    OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the 
collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of 
this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best 
assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: 
OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration 
for Children and Families.

Mary Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-23970 Filed 11-2-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-23-P