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Download as PDF 2533 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2019 / Notices The estimated burden for the information collection reflects an increase since last OMB approval. This adjustment corresponds with an increase in submissions received by the Agency. Dated: February 4, 2019. Lowell J. Schiller, Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–01477 Filed 2–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Children’s Graduate Medical Education Quality Bonus System (QBS) Initiative Response Form, OMB No. 0906–xxxx–New Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than March 11, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the ICR Title, to the desk officer for HRSA either by email to SUMMARY: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email Lisa Wright-Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 443– 1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Quality Bonus System Initiative Response Form OMB No. 0906–xxxx [New]. Abstract: The Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Payment Program provides federal funds to the nation’s freestanding children’s hospitals to help them maintain their graduate medical education programs that train resident physicians and dentists. CHGME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013 states that the Secretary may establish a Quality Bonus System (QBS), whereby the Secretary distributes bonus payments to hospitals participating in the CHGME Payment Program that meet standards specified by the Secretary. In order to qualify for the QBS payment in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, CHGME award recipients must submit documentation as an attachment in the FY 2019 reconciliation application released in April 2019, describing the hospital’s initiatives, resident curriculum, and direct resident involvement in the following areas: a. Integrated care models (e.g., integrated behavioral and mental health, care coordination across providers and settings); b. Telehealth and/or Health Information Technology; c. Population health; d. Social determinants of health; and e. Additional initiatives to improve access and quality of care to rural and/ or underserved communities. A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2018, Vol. 83, No. 205. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: As specified in the CHGME statute, the QBS payment shall be remitted to qualified hospitals participating in the CHGME program that meet standards set forth by the Secretary of HHS. To demonstrate the fulfillment of such standards, it will be necessary for applicants to complete the QBS Response Initiative form and submit it as an attachment to the FY 2019 reconciliation application released in April of 2019. This form will be used to gather information relating to the hospitals’ engagement in quality initiatives. Likely Respondents: CHGME Program award recipients. 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 QBS Response Initiative Form ............................................ 58 1 58 32.41 1,880 Total .............................................................................. 58 ........................ 58 ........................ 1,880 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Feb 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 2534 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2019 / Notices Amy P. McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. 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Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Nitsa Rosenzweig, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4152, MSC 7760, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 404– 7419, rosenzweign@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 1, 2019. Natasha M. Copeland, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–01406 Filed 2–6–19; 8:45 am] 17:23 Feb 06, 2019 Dated: February 2, 2019. Natasha M. Copeland, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–01453 Filed 2–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Name of Committee: National Institute on Drug Abuse Special Emphasis Panel; R13 Conference Grant Review. Date: February 22, 2019. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building (NSC), 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ipolia R. Ramadan, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Extramural Policy and Review, Division of Extramural Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, DHHS, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 4228, MSC 95509529, Bethesda, MD 20892, ramadanir@ mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos.: 93.279, Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; Immune Mechanisms at the Maternal Fetal Interface (Clinical Trial Optional; single project R01 applications). Date: March 4–5, 2019. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Nancy VazquezMaldonado, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, Room 3F52B, National Institutes of Health/NIAID, 5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9834, Bethesda, MD 20892–9834, (240) 669–5044, nvazquez@niaid.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 2, 2019. Natasha M. Copeland, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 26 (Thursday, February 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Children's Graduate 
Medical Education Quality Bonus System (QBS) Initiative Response Form, 
OMB No. 0906-xxxx-New

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA 
has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted 
during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB 
will accept further comments from the public during the review and 
approval period.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than March 11, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the ICR Title, to the desk 
officer for HRSA either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by 
fax to (202) 395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance 
requests submitted to OMB for review, email Lisa Wright-Solomon, the 
HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or 
call (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Quality Bonus System 
Initiative Response Form OMB No. 0906-xxxx [New].
    Abstract: The Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education 
(CHGME) Payment Program provides federal funds to the nation's 
freestanding children's hospitals to help them maintain their graduate 
medical education programs that train resident physicians and dentists. 
CHGME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013 states that the Secretary may 
establish a Quality Bonus System (QBS), whereby the Secretary 
distributes bonus payments to hospitals participating in the CHGME 
Payment Program that meet standards specified by the Secretary. In 
order to qualify for the QBS payment in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, CHGME 
award recipients must submit documentation as an attachment in the FY 
2019 reconciliation application released in April 2019, describing the 
hospital's initiatives, resident curriculum, and direct resident 
involvement in the following areas:
    a. Integrated care models (e.g., integrated behavioral and mental 
health, care coordination across providers and settings);
    b. Telehealth and/or Health Information Technology;
    c. Population health;
    d. Social determinants of health; and
    e. Additional initiatives to improve access and quality of care to 
rural and/or underserved communities.
    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register on October 
23, 2018, Vol. 83, No. 205.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: As specified in the CHGME 
statute, the QBS payment shall be remitted to qualified hospitals 
participating in the CHGME program that meet standards set forth by the 
Secretary of HHS. To demonstrate the fulfillment of such standards, it 
will be necessary for applicants to complete the QBS Response 
Initiative form and submit it as an attachment to the FY 2019 
reconciliation application released in April of 2019. This form will be 
used to gather information relating to the hospitals' engagement in 
quality initiatives.
    Likely Respondents: CHGME Program award recipients.
    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
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                                                     Number of                    Average burden
            Form name                Number of     responses per       Total       per response    Total burden
                                    respondents     respondent       responses      (in hours)         hours
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QBS Response Initiative Form....              58               1              58           32.41           1,880
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    Total.......................              58  ..............              58  ..............           1,880
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Amy P. McNulty,
Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2019-01434 Filed 2-6-19; 8:45 am]
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