Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Standardized Work Plan Form for Use With Applications to the Bureau of Health Workforce Research and Training Grants and Cooperative Agreements, OMB No. 0906-xxxx-New, 28560-28561 [2019-12959]

Download as PDF 28560 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 19, 2019 / Notices 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 Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Teaching Health Center GME Program Eligible Resident/ Fellow FTE Chart ............................................................. 90 1 90 1 90 Total .............................................................................. 90 ........................ 90 ........................ 90 HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Maria G. Button, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2019–12961 Filed 6–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Standardized Work Plan Form for Use With Applications to the Bureau of Health Workforce Research and Training Grants and Cooperative Agreements, OMB No. 0906–xxxx–New Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. SUMMARY: jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Number of responses per respondent VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Jun 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 Comments on this ICR should be received no later than August 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N136B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call Lisa Wright-Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Standardized Work Plan (SWP) Form for Use with Applications to the Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) Research and Training Grants and Cooperative Agreements, OMB No. 0906–xxxx–New. Abstract: BHW requires applicants for training and research grants and cooperative agreements to submit a work plan that describes the timeframes and deliverables required during the grant period of performance to address each of the needs detailed in the Purpose and Need section of the application, as required in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcement. Applicants are currently able to submit work plans in a nonstandardized format. In order to standardize the data provided by applicants to make informed decisions about funding and assist with monitoring awardee progress, BHW plans to require applicants to complete a SWP form in lieu of submitting a work plan in the applicant’s own format. Applicants will use the SWP form when they submit their proposals, and grantees and Project Officers will use the SWP information to assist in monitoring progress once HRSA makes the awards. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The information collected by the SWP form is necessary to standardize and streamline the data used by HRSA in reviewing applications and monitoring awardees. The form will ask applicants to provide a description of the activities or steps the recipient will take to achieve each of the objectives proposed during to the entire period of performance. The current variation in formats and data submitted by applicants reduces efficiency in reviewing, awarding, and monitoring each project, so this change will remedy that inefficiency. In addition, seeking OMB approval comports with the regulatory requirement imposed by 45 CFR 75.206(a), Paperwork clearances. The proposed SWP form will be used to provide information to assess applications for awards including ranking applications as part of the grant review process. BHW will also use the information to assess whether current recipients of grant funding have met statutory and programmatic requirements. Likely Respondents: Respondents will be applicants to HRSA’s research and training programs in BHW. 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. E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 28561 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 19, 2019 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours SWP ..................................................................................... 1,000 1 1,000 1 1,000 Total .............................................................................. 1,000 ........................ 1,000 ........................ 1,000 HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Maria G. Button, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2019–12959 Filed 6–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Recipient Compilation of Best Practice Strategies and Interventions, OMB No. 0906–xxxx–New Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than August 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N136B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. SUMMARY: jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Number of responses per respondent VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Jun 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call Lisa Wright-Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Recipient Compilation of Best Practice Strategies and Interventions, OMB No. 0906–xxxx–New. Abstract: HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/ AIDS Program (RWHAP) funds and coordinates with cities, states, and local clinics/community-based organizations to deliver efficient and effective HIV care, treatment, and support to lowincome people with HIV. Nearly twothirds of clients (patients) live at or below 100 percent of the federal poverty level and approximately three-quarters of RWHAP clients are racial/ethnic minorities. Since 1990, the RWHAP has developed a comprehensive system of safety net providers who deliver high quality direct health care and support services to over half a million people living with HIV—more than 50 percent of all people living with diagnosed HIV in the United States. HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) is developing a comprehensive, web-based compilation of RWHAP recipient and subrecipient best practice strategies and interventions. When completed, the online recipient compilation will be housed on TargetHIV.org (HRSA HAB’s technical assistance site for recipients and subrecipients) and structured to allow programs to easily search and identify RWHAP best practice strategies and interventions for implementation. Recipients and subrecipients may voluntarily complete a submission form, also housed on TargetHIV.org, when they have a best practice strategy or intervention to share. Strategies and interventions that meet certain criteria will be incorporated into the online compilation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The project team has developed a draft submission form and criteria for the types of strategies and interventions to be included in the compilation based on: (1) The quality and relevance of the approach to the RWHAP; (2) the level of feasibility, replicability, and sustainability; and (3) the quality of evidence that supports the approach’s results. Specifically, this information collection request involves three forms of data collection as described below. 1. Pre-Submission Screening Form: Through extensive outreach, the project team expects up to 70 recipients and subrecipients to express interest in submission. They will be asked four screening questions to determine whether they are eligible for inclusion in the compilation. 2. Submission Form: Recipients and subrecipients that screen eligible will then complete a submission form describing their strategy or intervention, including service delivery model, target population, expected or achieved outcomes, and resource requirements. The project team will score the submissions based on the established criteria. 3. Site Visit Discussion Guide: The project team will conduct up to 30 site visits to test the criteria and gather feedback on the submission form and compilation. The half-day site visits will involve individual or small group discussions with program staff involved in implementation (e.g., program managers, direct service providers, and evaluators). The project team will then revise the submission form, criteria, and compilation template based on feedback. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The purpose of this data collection effort is for HRSA contractors to assess the review criteria being used to systematically identify and select RWHAP-funded best practice strategies or interventions that demonstrate impact across the HIV care continuum for the online compilation. Assessing the review criteria will allow HRSA to obtain important information from recipients and determine if the strategies or interventions shared via the submission E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: 
Standardized Work Plan Form for Use With Applications to the Bureau of 
Health Workforce Research and Training Grants and Cooperative 
Agreements, OMB No. 0906-xxxx-New

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection 
Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the 
public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the 
ICR.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than August 19, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to [email protected] or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N136B, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email [email protected] or call Lisa Wright-
Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 
443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Standardized Work Plan (SWP) 
Form for Use with Applications to the Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) 
Research and Training Grants and Cooperative Agreements, OMB No. 0906-
xxxx-New.
    Abstract: BHW requires applicants for training and research grants 
and cooperative agreements to submit a work plan that describes the 
timeframes and deliverables required during the grant period of 
performance to address each of the needs detailed in the Purpose and 
Need section of the application, as required in the Notice of Funding 
Opportunity (NOFO) announcement. Applicants are currently able to 
submit work plans in a non-standardized format.
    In order to standardize the data provided by applicants to make 
informed decisions about funding and assist with monitoring awardee 
progress, BHW plans to require applicants to complete a SWP form in 
lieu of submitting a work plan in the applicant's own format. 
Applicants will use the SWP form when they submit their proposals, and 
grantees and Project Officers will use the SWP information to assist in 
monitoring progress once HRSA makes the awards.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The information collected 
by the SWP form is necessary to standardize and streamline the data 
used by HRSA in reviewing applications and monitoring awardees. The 
form will ask applicants to provide a description of the activities or 
steps the recipient will take to achieve each of the objectives 
proposed during to the entire period of performance. The current 
variation in formats and data submitted by applicants reduces 
efficiency in reviewing, awarding, and monitoring each project, so this 
change will remedy that inefficiency. In addition, seeking OMB approval 
comports with the regulatory requirement imposed by 45 CFR 75.206(a), 
Paperwork clearances.
    The proposed SWP form will be used to provide information to assess 
applications for awards including ranking applications as part of the 
grant review process. BHW will also use the information to assess 
whether current recipients of grant funding have met statutory and 
programmatic requirements.
    Likely Respondents: Respondents will be applicants to HRSA's 
research and training programs in BHW.
    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.

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                                     Number of       Number of         Total        burden per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents    responses per     responses     response (in        hours
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SWP.............................           1,000               1           1,000               1           1,000
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    Total.......................           1,000  ..............           1,000  ..............           1,000
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    HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and 
utility of the proposed information collection for the proper 
performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology to 
minimize the information collection burden.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2019-12959 Filed 6-18-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P