Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, Notice of Meeting, 69832 [2019-27388]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES 69832 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2019 / Notices this notice, the actual charge amounts at individual VA medical facilities based on the methodologies in § 17.101 will be posted on VA’s Community Care website at https://www.va.gov/ communitycare/revenue_ops/payer_ rates.asp under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Tables’’ and identified as ‘‘v3.27 Data Tables (Outpatient and Professional).’’ The list of data sources used for calculating the actual charge amounts listed above also will be posted on VA’s Community Care website under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Sources’’ and identified as ‘‘Reasonable Charges v3.27 Data Sources (Outpatient and Professional) (PDF).’’ Acute inpatient facility charges and skilled nursing facility/sub-acute inpatient facility charges remain the same as set forth in 84 FR 51727 published on September 30, 2019. We are also updating the list of VA medical facility locations. The list of VA medical facility locations, including the first three digits of their zip codes as well as provider-based/non-providerbased designations, will be posted on VA’s Community Care website under the heading ‘‘VA Medical Facility Locations’’ and identified as ‘‘v3.27 (Jan20).’’ As indicated in 38 CFR 17.101(m), when VA provides or furnishes prescription drugs not administered during treatment, ‘‘charges billed separately for such prescription drugs will consist of the amount that equals the total of the actual cost to VA for the drugs and the national average of VA administrative costs associated with dispensing the drugs for each prescription.’’ Section 17.101(m) includes the methodology for calculating the national average administrative cost for prescription drug charges not administered during treatment. VA determines the amount of the national average administrative cost annually for the prior fiscal year (October through September) and then applies the charge at the start of the next calendar year. The national average administrative drug cost for CY 2020 is $18.38. This change will be posted on VA’s Community Care website at https://www.va.gov/ COMMUNITYCARE/revenue_ops/ admin_costs.asp under the heading ‘‘CY 2020 Average Administrative Cost for Prescriptions.’’ Consistent with § 17.101, the national average administrative cost, the updated data, and supplementary tables VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Dec 18, 2019 Jkt 250001 containing the changes described in this notice will be posted online, as indicated in this notice. This notice will be posted on VA’s Community Care website at https://www.va.gov/ communitycare/revenue_ops/payer_ rates.asp under the heading ‘‘Reasonable Charges Rules, Notices, and Federal Register’’ and identified as ‘‘v3.27 Federal Register Notice 01/01/20 (Outpatient and Professional), and National Average Administrative Cost (PDF).’’ The national average administrative cost, updated data, and supplementary tables containing the changes described will be effective until changed by a subsequent FR notice. Signing Authority The Secretary of Veterans Affairs approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Pamela Powers, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on December 12, 2019, for publication. Jeffrey M. Martin, Assistant Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–27325 Filed 12–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board will meet on January 15–16, 2020 at 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 500, Room 1281, Los Angeles, CA. The meeting sessions will begin and end as follows: Date Time January 15, 2020 ... 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.—Pacific Standard Time (PST). 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.—PST. January 16, 2020 ... The meeting sessions are open to the public. The Board was established by the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 on September 29, 2016. The purpose of the Board is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on: Identifying the PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 goals of the community and Veteran partnership; improving services and outcomes for Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and the families of such Veterans and members; and on the implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved by the Secretary on January 28, 2016, and on the creation and implementation of any successor master plans. On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, the agenda will include briefings from senior VA officials, to include comprehensive status update from the West Los Angeles Collective, on infrastructure assessment, housing metrics, reporting requirements, and topics related to the Overall Community Plan. The Board will receive an informative briefing from Operation Fire for Effect representatives on a proposed Framework of the Principles of the Veterans Master Plan. A public comment session will occur from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. followed by a wrap up of Public Comment session. On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Board will receive additional briefings from the VA Boston Healthcare System on Moral Injury. A comprehensive review and analysis briefing on the Homeless Gap Analysis in Los Angeles will be provided by both the Community Engagement and Reintegration Services team form VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VALAHS) and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA). The Board’s subcommittees on Outreach and Community Engagement with Services and Outcomes, and Master Plan with Services and Outcomes will meet to finalize reports on activities since the last meeting, followed by an out brief to the full Board and update on draft recommendations considered for forwarding to the SECVA. Individuals wishing to make public comments should contact Chihung Szeto at (562) 708–9959 or at Chihung.Szeto@va.gov and are requested to submit a 1–2-page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. In the interest of time, each speaker will be held to 5-minute time limit. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Mr. Eugene W. Skinner Jr. at (202) 631– 7645 or at Eugene.Skinner@va.gov. Dated: December 16, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–27388 Filed 12–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 244 (Thursday, December 19, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 69832]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-27388]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, Notice of 
Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act the Veterans and Community Oversight and 
Engagement Board will meet on January 15-16, 2020 at 11301 Wilshire 
Boulevard, Building 500, Room 1281, Los Angeles, CA. The meeting 
sessions will begin and end as follows:

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                 Date                                 Time
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January 15, 2020......................  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.--Pacific
                                         Standard Time (PST).
January 16, 2020......................  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.--PST.
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The meeting sessions are open to the public.
    The Board was established by the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 
2016 on September 29, 2016. The purpose of the Board is to provide 
advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs 
on: Identifying the goals of the community and Veteran partnership; 
improving services and outcomes for Veterans, members of the Armed 
Forces, and the families of such Veterans and members; and on the 
implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved by the Secretary on 
January 28, 2016, and on the creation and implementation of any 
successor master plans.
    On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, the agenda will include briefings 
from senior VA officials, to include comprehensive status update from 
the West Los Angeles Collective, on infrastructure assessment, housing 
metrics, reporting requirements, and topics related to the Overall 
Community Plan. The Board will receive an informative briefing from 
Operation Fire for Effect representatives on a proposed Framework of 
the Principles of the Veterans Master Plan. A public comment session 
will occur from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. followed by a wrap up of Public 
Comment session.
    On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Board will receive additional 
briefings from the VA Boston Healthcare System on Moral Injury. A 
comprehensive review and analysis briefing on the Homeless Gap Analysis 
in Los Angeles will be provided by both the Community Engagement and 
Reintegration Services team form VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare 
System (VALAHS) and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority 
(LAHSA). The Board's subcommittees on Outreach and Community Engagement 
with Services and Outcomes, and Master Plan with Services and Outcomes 
will meet to finalize reports on activities since the last meeting, 
followed by an out brief to the full Board and update on draft 
recommendations considered for forwarding to the SECVA. Individuals 
wishing to make public comments should contact Chihung Szeto at (562) 
708-9959 or at [email protected] and are requested to submit a 1-2-
page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting 
record. In the interest of time, each speaker will be held to 5-minute 
time limit.
    Any member of the public seeking additional information should 
contact Mr. Eugene W. Skinner Jr. at (202) 631-7645 or at 
[email protected].

    Dated: December 16, 2019.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-27388 Filed 12-18-19; 8:45 am]
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