Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Community Care (OCC) Contractor Training Program Assessment Survey, 50106 [2019-20582]

Download as PDF 50106 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / Notices Dated: September 19, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–20666 Filed 9–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Community Care (OCC) Contractor Training Program Assessment Survey Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 24, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20503 or send through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–NEW’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421–1354 or email danny.green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–NEW’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Community Care (OCC) Contractor Training Program Assessment Survey. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW. Type of Review: New collection. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 Abstract: The legal authority for this data collection is found under 38 U.S.C., part I, chapter 5, section 527, authorizing the collection of data that will allow measurement and evaluation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Programs, the goal of which is improved health care for Veterans. Further, pursuant to Section 122 of the MISSION Act of 2018, the VHA Office of Community Care (OCC) will use this data collection to improve its training program and report to Congress regarding the training program’s effectiveness. Section 122 of the MISSION Act of 2018 requires VA to develop and conduct a training program for VA employees and contractors on how to administer non-Department health care programs, reimbursement for nonDepartment emergency room care, and the management of prescriptions for opioids, as established under section 131. It also requires the VA to evaluate and report on the program annually. As part of this effort, the VHA OCC has developed a survey to assess its eLearning training modules with Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) and Community Care Network contractors. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate and report the effectiveness of this training program for contractors. The results of the survey will allow OCC to refine and improve the various training modalities and associated materials for the most effective training program and provide an annual report to Congress. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 84 FR 30809 on June 27, 2019, page 30809. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,833 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 23,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–20582 Filed 9–23–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS National Research Advisory Council, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, that the National Research Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 1100 1st Street NE, Room 104, Washington, DC 20002. The meeting will convene at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the National Research Advisory Council is to advise the Secretary on research development conducted by the Veterans Health Administration, including policies and programs targeting the high priority of Veterans’ health care needs. On December 4, 2019, the agenda will include briefing from Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs collaboration, briefings on various VA Research programs designed to enhance the research potential for Veterans. Additionally, the Committee will discuss outreach opportunities for high school students to gain experience in the occupational field of Research, the Committee will also explore potential recommendations to be included in the next annual report. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Members of the public wanting to attend may contact Avery Rock, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Research and Development (10X2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461–9760, or by email at Avery.Rock@ va.gov no later than close of business on November 27, 2019. Because the meeting is being held in a Government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Avery Rock at the above phone number or email address noted above. Dated: September 19, 2019, LaTonya L. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 24, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Veterans 
Health Administration (VHA) Office of Community Care (OCC) Contractor 
Training Program Assessment Survey

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of 
information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature 
of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 24, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 
17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20503 or send through electronic mail to 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
NEW'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Office of Quality, 
Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421-1354 or email 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-NEW'' in 
any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Community 
Care (OCC) Contractor Training Program Assessment Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-NEW.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: The legal authority for this data collection is found 
under 38 U.S.C., part I, chapter 5, section 527, authorizing the 
collection of data that will allow measurement and evaluation of the 
Department of Veterans Affairs Programs, the goal of which is improved 
health care for Veterans. Further, pursuant to Section 122 of the 
MISSION Act of 2018, the VHA Office of Community Care (OCC) will use 
this data collection to improve its training program and report to 
Congress regarding the training program's effectiveness.
    Section 122 of the MISSION Act of 2018 requires VA to develop and 
conduct a training program for VA employees and contractors on how to 
administer non-Department health care programs, reimbursement for non-
Department emergency room care, and the management of prescriptions for 
opioids, as established under section 131. It also requires the VA to 
evaluate and report on the program annually. As part of this effort, 
the VHA OCC has developed a survey to assess its eLearning training 
modules with Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) and Community Care 
Network contractors. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate and 
report the effectiveness of this training program for contractors. The 
results of the survey will allow OCC to refine and improve the various 
training modalities and associated materials for the most effective 
training program and provide an annual report to Congress.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published at 84 FR 30809 on June 27, 2019, page 30809.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,833 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 23,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk 
(OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-20582 Filed 9-23-19; 8:45 am]
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