Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce, OMB No. 0915-0375 Extension, 21446-21447 [2020-08126]

Download as PDF 21446 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 75 / Friday, April 17, 2020 / Notices postpone this public meeting until further notice. Information on the rescheduled meeting will be provided in the future when available. The web page for the ‘‘Medical Device User Fee Amendments for Fiscal Years 2023 Through 2027; Public Meeting’’ is available at https://www.fda.gov/ medical-devices/workshopsconferences-medical-devices/2020medical-device-meetings-andworkshops. Interested persons may continue to submit comments on the medical device user fee program and suggestions regarding the commitments FDA should propose for the next reauthorized program to the public docket. Dated: April 14, 2020. Lowell J. Schiller, Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–08167 Filed 4–16–20; 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; Information Collection Request Title: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce, OMB No. 0915– 0375 Extension Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. 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 have been provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. OMB may act on HRSA’s ICR only after the 30 day comment period for this Notice has closed. SUMMARY: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than May 18, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Apr 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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: Information Collection Request Title: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program-Specific Data Collection Forms, OMB No. 0915–0375 Extension. Abstract: HRSA provides advanced education nursing training grants to educational institutions to increase the numbers of advanced education nurses through the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program. The ANEW Program is authorized by Section 811 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 296j), as amended. This request is to extend the use of ANEW Program Specific forms, specifically Tables #1 and #2. There are no proposed changes to these tables. ANEW Table #1 collects information on the types of practice settings where graduates, who received ANEW support as students, are currently employed. The data on graduates’ employment practice settings demonstrate the distribution of specialties, i.e., nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and nurse midwives, who are practicing in rural, underserved, public health nursing, and Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) practice settings. ANEW Table #2 requests information on the projected number of primary care advanced practice registered nursing student enrollees/trainees who will receive traineeship support for each upcoming budget year over the entire project period. This data provides a baseline for comparison to data collected on the numbers of students/enrollees/trainees supported that are reported on the Annual Performance Reports. A 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2020, vol. 85, No. 14; pp. 3697–3698. There were no public comments. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: ANEW Program-Specific Table #1 captures data on the number of graduates of the academic partner PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 applicant who received HRSA support and are currently employed in rural areas, undeserved areas, public health nursing, and HPSA practice settings. The graduate data collected measure the impact of the ANEW Program in meeting the legislative and program goals. ANEW Program-Specific Table #2 collects information on the projected number of students/enrollees to receive traineeship support each budget year of the project period and provides a baseline for student/enrollee support that is reported in the Annual Performance Reports. Collecting this data assists HRSA in carrying out the most impactful program and ensuring resources are used responsibly. Likely Respondents: Likely respondents will be current ANEW awardees, who will submit the data tables as part of a Noncompeting Continuation progress report, and applicants for the ANEW program, including schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, state or local governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities determined appropriate by the Secretary that are accredited to carry out primary care nurse practitioner and nurse midwifery programs by a national nurse education accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. The school must be located in one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau. 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\17APN1.SGM 17APN1 21447 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 75 / Friday, April 17, 2020 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours ANEW Application including the ANEW Program Specific Tables and Attachments .................................................. 236 1 236 7 1,652 Total .............................................................................. 236 ........................ 236 ........................ 1,652 Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–08126 Filed 4–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Practitioner Data Bank Temporary Waiver of User Fees for Eligible Entities Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to its authority under federal regulations for the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), HRSA’s Division of Practitioner Data Bank announces a temporary waiver of user fees for NPDB queries from March 1, 2020, through May 31, 2020, to support our eligible entities in making credentialing, hiring, privileging, and licensing decisions in combatting the COVID–19 pandemic. The waiver includes all one-time queries and continuous queries during the waiver time period. Fees for self-queries will not be waived. The NPDB is a confidential information clearinghouse created by Congress and is intended to facilitate a comprehensive review of the professional credentials of health care practitioners, entities, providers, and suppliers. In response to President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency and associated emergency declarations by all states, the federal government, state governments, and many health care entities have taken unprecedented steps regarding licensure portability and the deployment of health workforce resources, including the expansion of telemedicine and granting of disaster privileges. HRSA’s NPDB is in a unique position to temporarily waive fees, granting NPDB access to the nation’s hospitals, health centers, health plans, state licensing boards, federal agencies, and other eligible health care SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Number of responses per respondent VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Apr 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 entities in support of their efforts to mobilize and appropriately deploy health workforce professionals. DATES: The NPDB waiver is effective immediately, but will have retroactive effect to March 1, 2020, and will remain in effect through May 31, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Loewenstein, Director, Division of Practitioner Data Bank, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, (301) 443– 2300, NPDBPolicy@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NPDB will waive fees retroactively from March 1, 2020, through May 31, 2020, for eligible entity queries (one-time query and continuous query). The NPDB will not refund the cost of queries performed, but can issue query credits to reimburse entities for one-time and continuous queries performed beginning March 1, 2020. Regulations regarding the NPDB are codified at 45 CFR part 60. made after carefully examining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations to restrict all non-essential travel, and the widespread health risks posed by COVID–19 to the American public. The webinar link, conference number, meeting materials, and updates for the May 12, 2020, meeting will be available on the NACNEP website: https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/ nursing/meetings.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Camillus Ezeike, Ph.D., LL.M. J.D., RN, PMP, Designated Federal Official, NACNEP, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443–2886; or BHWNACNEP@hrsa.gov. Correction [Meeting will be a one-day webinar and conference call only, rather than two-days and in-person as previously announced]. Thomas J. Engels, Administrator. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–08080 Filed 4–16–20; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2020–08142 Filed 4–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Institutes of Health Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, 2020, and Wednesday, May 13, 2020, has changed its format, date, and time. The meeting will now be a one-day webinar and conference call only on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, from 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The decision to adjust the NACNEP meeting has been SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Center for Scientific Review; 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 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. E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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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; Information Collection 
Request Title: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce, OMB No. 0915-0375 
Extension

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

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 have been provided to OMB. 
OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and 
approval period. OMB may act on HRSA's ICR only after the 30 day 
comment period for this Notice has closed.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than May 18, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

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 [email protected] or 
call (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information Collection Request Title: 
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program-Specific Data Collection 
Forms, OMB No. 0915-0375 Extension.
    Abstract: HRSA provides advanced education nursing training grants 
to educational institutions to increase the numbers of advanced 
education nurses through the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce 
(ANEW) Program. The ANEW Program is authorized by Section 811 of the 
Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 296j), as amended. This request is 
to extend the use of ANEW Program Specific forms, specifically Tables 
#1 and #2. There are no proposed changes to these tables. ANEW Table #1 
collects information on the types of practice settings where graduates, 
who received ANEW support as students, are currently employed. The data 
on graduates' employment practice settings demonstrate the distribution 
of specialties, i.e., nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists 
and nurse midwives, who are practicing in rural, underserved, public 
health nursing, and Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) practice 
settings. ANEW Table #2 requests information on the projected number of 
primary care advanced practice registered nursing student enrollees/
trainees who will receive traineeship support for each upcoming budget 
year over the entire project period. This data provides a baseline for 
comparison to data collected on the numbers of students/enrollees/
trainees supported that are reported on the Annual Performance Reports.
    A 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on January 22, 
2020, vol. 85, No. 14; pp. 3697-3698. There were no public comments.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: ANEW Program-Specific 
Table #1 captures data on the number of graduates of the academic 
partner applicant who received HRSA support and are currently employed 
in rural areas, undeserved areas, public health nursing, and HPSA 
practice settings. The graduate data collected measure the impact of 
the ANEW Program in meeting the legislative and program goals. ANEW 
Program-Specific Table #2 collects information on the projected number 
of students/enrollees to receive traineeship support each budget year 
of the project period and provides a baseline for student/enrollee 
support that is reported in the Annual Performance Reports. Collecting 
this data assists HRSA in carrying out the most impactful program and 
ensuring resources are used responsibly.
    Likely Respondents: Likely respondents will be current ANEW 
awardees, who will submit the data tables as part of a Noncompeting 
Continuation progress report, and applicants for the ANEW program, 
including schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, 
state or local governments, and other public or private nonprofit 
entities determined appropriate by the Secretary that are accredited to 
carry out primary care nurse practitioner and nurse midwifery programs 
by a national nurse education accrediting agency recognized by the 
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. The school must be 
located in one of the 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, Guam, 
the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the 
Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated 
States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the 
Republic of Palau.
    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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                                     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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ANEW Application including the               236               1             236               7           1,652
 ANEW Program Specific Tables
 and Attachments................
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    Total.......................             236  ..............             236  ..............           1,652
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Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2020-08126 Filed 4-16-20; 8:45 am]
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