Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance, and Supplemental Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance, 23604-23605 [2020-08928]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 23604 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 29, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Brian McCarthy, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to Brian.McCarthy4@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0648’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 615–9241. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form and Claim Cover Sheet, VA Forms 10–7959f–1, 10– 7959f–2. OMB Control Number: 2900–0648. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Foreign Medical Program (FMP) is a federal health benefits program for Veterans, which is administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 Administration (VHA). The FMP is a Fee for Service (indemnity plan) program and provides reimbursement for VA adjudicated service-connected conditions. Title 38 CFR 17.35 states that VA will provide coverage for the Veteran’s service-connected disability when the Veteran is residing or traveling overseas. Title 38 CFR 17.125(c) states that requests for consideration of claim reimbursement from approved health care providers and Veterans are to be mailed to VHA Health Administration Center. VA currently collects information for FMP reimbursement through an OMB approved collection under 2900–0648, using VA Form 10–7959f–1, Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form, and VA Form 10–7959f–2, Foreign Medical Program Claim Cover Sheet. This collection of information is necessary to continue to reimburse Veterans or providers under the FMP. a. VA Form 10–7959f–1 will collect information used to register into the FMP those Veterans with serviceconnected disabilities who are living or traveling overseas. b. VA Form 10–7959f–2 will collect information to streamline the FMP claims submission process for claimants or providers, while also reducing the time spent by VA on processing FMP claims. The cover sheet will explain to foreign providers and Veterans the basic information required for the processing and payment of claims. VA Form 10–7959f–1 Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 111 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 4 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,660. VA Form 10–7959f–2 Affected Public: Individuals or households; private sector. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,652 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 11 minutes. Frequency of Response: 12 times annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,660. 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. 2020–08909 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0020] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance, and Supplemental Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 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: 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. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance (VA Form 29–336) and Supplemental Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance (VA Form 29–336a) OMB Control Number: 2900–0020. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: These forms are used by the insured to designate beneficiaries and select an optional settlement to be used when the insurance matures by death. The information is required to determine the claimant’s eligibility to receive the proceeds. The information on the form is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Sections 1917, 1949 and 1952. 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 85 FR 29 on February 12, 2020, pages 8097 and 8098. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 13,917 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 83,500. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23604-23605]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-08928]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0020]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance, and Supplemental 
Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits 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 Benefits 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: 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. Refer to 
``OMB Control No. 2900-0020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Designation of Beneficiary Government Life Insurance (VA 
Form 29-336) and Supplemental Designation of Beneficiary Government 
Life Insurance (VA Form 29-336a)
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0020.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: These forms are used by the insured to designate 
beneficiaries and select an optional settlement to be used when the 
insurance matures by death. The information is required to determine 
the claimant's eligibility to receive the proceeds. The information on 
the form is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Sections 1917, 1949 and 1952.
    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 85 FR 29 on February 12, 2020, pages 8097 
and 8098.

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    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 13,917 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 83,500.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-08928 Filed 4-27-20; 8:45 am]
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