Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 55890-55891 [2018-24479]

Download as PDF 55890 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 217 / Thursday, November 8, 2018 / Notices based health insurance exchange is eligible for coverage under an OPM health benefit plan. OPM health benefit plans provide minimum essential coverage (MEC), and eligibility for such plans usually precludes eligibility for financial assistance (including an advance payment of the premium tax credit (APTC) or cost sharing reduction (CSR), which are types of insurance affordability programs). The OPM data will be used by CMS to authenticate identity, determine eligibility, and determine the amount of any financial assistance. Categories of Individuals The categories of individuals whose information is involved in the matching program are: • Active federal employees; and • consumers who apply for or are enrolled in a qualified health plan through an exchange established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and receive determinations of eligibility for insurance affordability programs. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Categories of Records 16:51 Nov 07, 2018 System(s) of Records The records used in this matching program will be disclosed to CMS from the OPM system of records identified below, and will be matched against applicant/enrollee records in the CMS system of records identified below: A. System of Records Maintained by CMS • CMS Health Insurance Exchanges System (HIX), System No. 09–70–0560, last published in full at 78 FR 63211 (Oct. 23, 2013), as amended at 83 FR 6591 (Feb. 14, 2018). B. System of Records Maintained by OPM • General Personnel Records (OPM/ GOVT–1), 77 FR 73694 (Dec. 11, 2012). The disclosures to CMS will be made in accordance with routine use ‘‘rr.’’ [FR Doc. 2018–24421 Filed 11–7–18; 8:45 am] The categories of records which OPM will provide to CMS are monthly status files consisting of identity records and minimum essential coverage period records, and an annual premium spread index file containing premium information based on locality. The data elements are as follows: • Monthly status file: a. Record type; b. record number; c. unique person ID; d. social security number; e. last name; f. middle name; g. first name; h. last name suffix; i. gender; j. date of birth; and k. health plan code. • Annual Premium Spread Index File: a. State; b. plan; c. option; d. enrollment code; e. current total bi-weekly premium; f. future total bi-weekly premium; g. future government pays bi-weekly premium; h. future employee pays bi-weekly premium i. future change in employee payment bi-weekly premium; j. current total monthly premium; k. future total monthly premium; l. future government pays monthly premium; m. future employee pays monthly premium; and VerDate Sep<11>2014 n. future change in employee payment monthly premium. CMS will not send any data about individual applicants/enrollees to OPM in order to receive this data from OPM about active federal employees. Jkt 247001 BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier CMS–10401] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. 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 (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 a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 on the collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by December 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395–5806 OR Email: OIRA_submissions@ omb.eop.gov. 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’ website 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: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires federal agencies to publish a 30-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 that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 217 / Thursday, November 8, 2018 / Notices Information Collection: Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors, and Risk Adjustment; Use: The data collection and reporting requirements will be used by HHS to run the permanent risk adjustment program, including validation of data submitted by issuers, on behalf of States that requested HHS to run it for them. Risk adjustment is one of 3 market stability programs established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and is intended to mitigate the impact of adverse selection in the individual and small group health insurance markets inside and outside of the Health Insurance Exchanges. HHS will also use this data to adjust the payment transfer formula for risk associated with highcost enrollees. State regulators can use the reporting requirements outlined in this collection to request a reduction to the statewide average premium factor of the risk adjustment transfer formula, beginning for the 2019 benefit year, and thereby avoid having to establish their own programs. Issuers and providers can use the alternative reporting requirements for mental and behavioral health records described herein to comply with State privacy laws. Form Number: CMS–10401 (OMB control number: 0938–1155); Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 700; Total Annual Responses: 17,287; Total Annual Hours: 5,770,621. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Ernest Ayukawa at 301–492–5213.) Dated: November 5, 2018. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–24479 Filed 11–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier CMS–10565 and CMS– 10325] daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Nov 07, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 7, 2019. 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 lll, Room C4–26– 05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. 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’ website address at website address at https://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. 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: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55891 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–10565 Off-cycle Submission of Summaries of Model of Care Changes CMS–10325 Disclosure and Recordkeeping Requirements for Grandfathered Health Plans under the Affordable Care Act 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: Off-cycle Submissions of Summaries of Model of Care Changes; Use: The ACA, Section 3205(e), requires that all SNPs be approved by NCQA. This approval is based on NCQA’s evaluation of SNPs’ MOC narratives using MOC scoring guidelines. The NCQA and CMS will use information collected in the SNP Application HPMS module to review and approve MOC narratives in order for a Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) to operate as a new SNP in the upcoming calendar year(s). This information is used by CMS as part of the Medicare Advantage SNP application process. The NCQA and CMS will use information collected in the Renewal Submission section of the HPMS MOC module to review and approve the MOC narrative in order for the SNP to receive a new approval period and operate in the upcoming calendar year(s). Results of the Initial and Renewal MOC review will be made publically available. NCQA and CMS will use information in E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier CMS-10401]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 (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 a second opportunity 
for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to 
send comments regarding the burden estimate 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 on the collection(s) of information must be received by 
the OMB desk officer by December 10, 2018.

ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, 
please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be 
assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by 
the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk 
Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395-5806 OR
    Email: [email protected].
    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' website address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PaperworkReductionActof1995.
    2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB 
number, and CMS document identifier, to [email protected].
    3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786-1326.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786-4669.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(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 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires 
federal agencies to publish a 30-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 that 
summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for 
public comment:
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of

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Information Collection: Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risk 
Corridors, and Risk Adjustment; Use: The data collection and reporting 
requirements will be used by HHS to run the permanent risk adjustment 
program, including validation of data submitted by issuers, on behalf 
of States that requested HHS to run it for them. Risk adjustment is one 
of 3 market stability programs established by the Patient Protection 
and Affordable Care Act and is intended to mitigate the impact of 
adverse selection in the individual and small group health insurance 
markets inside and outside of the Health Insurance Exchanges. HHS will 
also use this data to adjust the payment transfer formula for risk 
associated with high-cost enrollees. State regulators can use the 
reporting requirements outlined in this collection to request a 
reduction to the statewide average premium factor of the risk 
adjustment transfer formula, beginning for the 2019 benefit year, and 
thereby avoid having to establish their own programs. Issuers and 
providers can use the alternative reporting requirements for mental and 
behavioral health records described herein to comply with State privacy 
laws. Form Number: CMS-10401 (OMB control number: 0938-1155); 
Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal 
Governments; Number of Respondents: 700; Total Annual Responses: 
17,287; Total Annual Hours: 5,770,621. (For policy questions regarding 
this collection contact Ernest Ayukawa at 301-492-5213.)

    Dated: November 5, 2018.
William N. Parham, III,
Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and 
Regulatory Affairs.
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