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Download as PDF 1739 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 24 / Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / Notices B. Term of Approval Based on our review and observations described in section III of this final notice, we have determined that NDAC’s ESRD facility accreditation program requirements meet or exceed our requirements, and its survey processes are also comparable. Therefore, we approve NDAC as a national accreditation organization for ESRD facilities that request participation in the Medicare program, effective January 4, 2019 through January 4, 2023. V. Collection of Information Requirements This document does not impose information collection requirements, that is, reporting, recordkeeping or third-party disclosure requirements. Consequently, there is no need for review by the Office of Management and Budget under the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Dated: January 2, 2019. Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. [FR Doc. 2019–01103 Filed 2–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [OMB No.: 0970–0476] Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Generic Clearance for Disaster Information Collection Form. Title: Disaster Information Collection Form. Description: This is a request by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for an extension without change to a generic clearance for the Disaster Information Collection Form. An approval for this extension without change to the generic clearance is being requested because each of the thirteen program offices within ACF has a slightly different need for information about program impact information collection during a disaster. ACF oversees more than 60 programs that affect the normal day to day operations of families, children, individuals and communities in the United States. Many of these programs encourage grantees or state administrators to develop emergency preparedness plans, but do not have statutory authority to require these plans be in place. ACF facilitates the inclusion of emergency preparedness Number of respondents Instrument Disaster Information Collection Form ............................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12 hours. In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chap 35), the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington DC 20201. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 Number of responses per respondent 10 15 [FR Doc. 2019–01078 Filed 2–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual Burden Estimates The estimate is based on a single disaster per year. The estimate is for one state administrator to go through all the applicable questions with the Regional and Central Office staff, if applicable. Average burden hours per response Total burden hours 0.08 Hours (5 Minutes) .. 12 Hours (720 Minutes). for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. planning and training efforts for ACF programs. Presidential Policy Directive-8 (PPD– 8) provides federal guidance and planning procedures under established phases—protection, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. The Disaster Information Collection Forms addressed in this clearance process provide assessment of ACF programs in disaster response, and recovery. ACF/Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) has a requirement under PPD–8, the National Response Framework, and the National Disaster Recovery Framework to report disaster impacts to ACF-supported human services programs to the HHS Secretary’s Operation Center (SOC) and interagency partners. ACF/OHSEPR works in partnership with the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to report assessments of disaster impacted ACF programs and the status of continuity of services and recovery. Respondents: State Administrators, and/or ACF grantees. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: Electronic Document Exchange (formerly titled, ‘‘Child Support Document Exchange System’’) OMB No.: 0970–0435. Description: The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement’s (OCSE) Federal Parent Locator Service offers the Electronic Document Exchange (EDE), formerly titled ‘‘Child Support Document Exchange System’’ (CSDES), application within the OCSE Child Support Portal. The EDE provides a centralized, secure system for authorized users in state child support E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1 1740 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 24 / Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / Notices agencies to electronically exchange child support and spousal support case information with other state child support agencies. Using the EDE benefits state child support agencies by reducing delays, costs, and barriers associated with interstate case processing; increasing state collections; improving document security; standardizing data sharing; increasing state participation; and improving case processing and overall child and spousal support outcomes. The activities associated with the EDE are authorized by (1) 42 U.S.C. 652(a)(7), which requires OCSE to provide technical assistance to the states to help them establish effective systems for collecting child support and spousal support; (2) 42 U.S.C. 666(c)(1), which requires state child support agencies to have expedited procedures to obtain and promptly share information with other state child support agencies; and (3) 45 CFR 303.7(a)(5), provides the mechanism for state child support agencies to fulfill the federal requirement to transmit requests for child support case information and provide requested information electronically to the greatest extent possible as required by the regulation. Respondents: State Child Support Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Information collection instrument Online Data Entry Screens ........................................................................ Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,147.94. In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chap 35), the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01059 Filed 2–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 Number of responses per respondent 38 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Assessing Models of Coordinated Services for Low-Income Children and Their Families (AMCS) (New Collection) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for Public Comment. AGENCY: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new study, Assessing Models of Coordinated Services for Low-Income Children and Their Families (AMCS). DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 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. Email address: OPREinfocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1,777 Average burden hours per response .017 (60 seconds) Total burden hours 1,147.94 Description: Through AMCS, ACF seeks to learn more about how states and communities coordinate early care and education, family economic security, and/or other health and human services to most efficiently and effectively serve the needs of lowincome children and their families. ACF aims to understand strategies used to support partnerships, including the federal barriers to agency collaboration. In support of achieving these goals, the study team will conduct site visits to six programs that offer coordinated services. The study team will gather information through interviews with program staff members, such as agency leaders or frontline staff, and focus groups with parents. Data collection activities will include up to six program site visits. Programs will be identified through a scan of publicly available information about programs, recommendations from stakeholders, and proposed telephone interviews (the information collection request for these interviews will be submitted under the generic clearance: Formative Data Collections for ACF Research, OMB #0970–0356). Once potential programs are identified, agency leaders will be invited to participate in the site visit. Site visits will include semi-structured interviews with up to 30 total staff at each site. Staff invited will include lead program and partner staff to include agency leaders (including program directors, executive directors, or CEOs), directors of programs within the site, frontline staff (including service navigators or coordinators), and focus groups with 8– 10 parents at each site. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects:
    Title: Electronic Document Exchange (formerly titled, ``Child 
Support Document Exchange System'')
    OMB No.: 0970-0435.
    Description: The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement's 
(OCSE) Federal Parent Locator Service offers the Electronic Document 
Exchange (EDE), formerly titled ``Child Support Document Exchange 
System'' (CSDES), application within the OCSE Child Support Portal. The 
EDE provides a centralized, secure system for authorized users in state 
child support

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agencies to electronically exchange child support and spousal support 
case information with other state child support agencies. Using the EDE 
benefits state child support agencies by reducing delays, costs, and 
barriers associated with interstate case processing; increasing state 
collections; improving document security; standardizing data sharing; 
increasing state participation; and improving case processing and 
overall child and spousal support outcomes.
    The activities associated with the EDE are authorized by (1) 42 
U.S.C. 652(a)(7), which requires OCSE to provide technical assistance 
to the states to help them establish effective systems for collecting 
child support and spousal support; (2) 42 U.S.C. 666(c)(1), which 
requires state child support agencies to have expedited procedures to 
obtain and promptly share information with other state child support 
agencies; and (3) 45 CFR 303.7(a)(5), provides the mechanism for state 
child support agencies to fulfill the federal requirement to transmit 
requests for child support case information and provide requested 
information electronically to the greatest extent possible as required 
by the regulation.
    Respondents: State Child Support Agencies.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                           Number of
   Information collection instrument       Number of     responses per  Average burden hours per   Total burden
                                          respondents     respondent            response               hours
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Online Data Entry Screens.............              38           1,777  .017 (60 seconds).......        1,147.94
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,147.94.
    In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chap 35), the Administration for 
Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific 
aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the 
proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be 
forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20201. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email 
address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified 
by the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection 
of information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-01059 Filed 2-4-19; 8:45 am]
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