Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Application and Other Forms Used by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (SP), the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP), and the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP), OMB No. 0915-0146-Revision, 36220-36221 [2020-12840]

Download as PDF 36220 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 115 / Monday, June 15, 2020 / Notices HRSA reviews each recommendation for possible addition, continuation, revision, or withdrawal. Following review, HRSA notifies the appropriate agency, individuals, and interested organizations of each designation of a HPSA, rejection of recommendation for HPSA designation, revision of a HPSA designation, and/or advance notice of pending withdrawals from the HPSA list. Designations (or revisions of designations) are effective as of the date on the notification from HRSA and are updated daily on the HPSAFind website. The effective date of a withdrawal will be the next publication of a notice regarding the list in the Federal Register. Thomas J. Engels, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–12832 Filed 6–12–20; 8:45 am] OMB No. 0915–0146—Revision BILLING CODE 4165–15–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; Application and Other Forms Used by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (SP), the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP), and the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP), OMB No. 0915–0146—Revision Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with of 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 will be 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than July 15, 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/ DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jun 12, 2020 PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 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: Application and Other Forms Used by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (SP), the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP), and the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP). Jkt 250001 Abstract: Administered by HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW), the NHSC SP, NHSC S2S LRP, and the NHHSP provide scholarships or loan repayment to qualified students who are pursuing primary care health professions education and training. In return, students agree to provide primary health care services in underserved communities located in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas once they are fully trained and licensed health professionals. Awards are made to applicants who demonstrate the greatest potential for successful completion of their education and training as well as commitment to provide primary health care services to communities of greatest need. The information from program applications, forms, and supporting documentation is used to select the best qualified candidates for these competitive awards, and to monitor program participants’ enrollment in school, postgraduate training, and compliance with program requirements. Although some program forms vary from program to program (see programspecific burden charts below), required forms generally include: A program application, academic and nonacademic letters of recommendation, the authorization to release information, and the acceptance/verification of good standing report. Additional forms for the NHSC SP include the data collection worksheet, which is completed by the educational institutions of program participants; the post-graduate training verification form (applicable for NHSC S2S LRP participants), which is completed by program participants and their residency director; and the enrollment verification form, which is PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 completed by program participants and the educational institution for each academic term. The NHHSP program will add 3 new forms including the scholar enrollment verification, change in program curriculum and graduation documentation forms. These forms are completed by the grantee on behalf of the participant and the educational institution to verify the participant’s enrollment status for each academic term, to provide notice of any change in the participant’s program curriculum and to verify that NHHSP has met its financial obligation to pay tuition and related fees or to hold additional funds to cover any tuition balance or fees on the participant’s student account. Upon review of the 60-day notice, it was determined that The ‘‘Post Graduate Training Form’’ was accidentally included as a duplicate entry since it is already captured in the ‘‘NHSC awardees/schools/post graduate training programs/sites’’ section, which is the proper program for which it is used. Therefore, it was removed from the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Application’’ section of the Estimated Burden Table. A 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2020, vol. 85, No. 46; pp. 13662–13664. There was one public comment. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The NHSC SP, S2S LRP, and NHHSP applications, forms, and supporting documentation are used to collect necessary information from applicants that enable HRSA to make selection determinations for the competitive awards and monitor compliance with program requirements. Likely Respondents: Qualified students who are pursuing education and training in primary care health professions and are interested in working in health professional shortage areas. 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\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1 36221 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 115 / Monday, June 15, 2020 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours NHSC Scholarship Program Application NHSC Scholarship Program Application ...................... Letters of Recommendation ......................................... Authorization to Release Information ........................... Acceptance/Verification of Good Standing Report ....... Verification of Disadvantaged Background Status ....... 1,889 1,889 1,889 1,889 547 1 2 1 1 1 1,889 3,778 1,889 1,889 547 2.00 1.00 .10 .25 .25 3,778.00 3,778.00 188.90 472.25 136.75 Total ....................................................................... * 1,889 ........................ 9,992 ........................ 8,353.9 NHSC awardees/schools/post graduate training programs/ sites Data Collection Worksheet ........................................... Post Graduate Training Verification Form .................... Enrollment Verification Form ........................................ 400 100 600 1 1 2 400 100 1,200 1.00 .50 .50 400 50 600 Total ....................................................................... * 600 ........................ 1,700 ........................ 1,050 NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Application NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Application ................................................................. Letters of Recommendation ......................................... Authorization to Release Information ........................... Acceptance/Verification of Good Standing Report ....... Verification of Disadvantaged Background Status ....... 200 200 200 200 70 1 2 1 1 1 200 400 200 200 70 2.00 1.00 .10 .25 .25 400.0 400.0 20.0 50.0 17.5 Total ....................................................................... * 150 ........................ 1,070 ........................ 887.50 Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program Application Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program Application ............................................................................. Letters of Recommendation ......................................... Authorization to Release Information ........................... Acceptance/Verification of Good Standing Report ....... Scholar Enrollment Verification Form ........................... Change in Program Curriculum Form .......................... NHHSP Graduation Documentation Form ................... 310 310 310 30 30 30 30 1 2 1 1 7.5 2 1 310 620 310 30 225 60 30 2.00 .25 .25 .25 0.50 .25 0.25 620.0 155.0 77.5 7.5 112.5 15.0 7.5 Total ....................................................................... * 310 ........................ 1,585 ........................ 995 * Please note that the same group of respondents may complete each form as necessary. * Certain documents are submitted by a subset of respondents consistent with program requirements. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. 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. [FR Doc. 2020–12840 Filed 6–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; 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., VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jun 12, 2020 Jkt 250001 Name of Committee: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; RFA DK19–020 Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (R01). Date: July 16, 2020. Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Two Democracy Plaza, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Contact Person: Ann A. Jerkins, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Review Branch, DEA, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Room 7119, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892–5452, (301) 594–2242, jerkinsa@niddk.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.847, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research; 93.848, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research; 93.849, Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: June 9, 2020. Miguelina Perez, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–12815 Filed 6–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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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; Application and Other 
Forms Used by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship 
Program (SP), the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S 
LRP), and the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP), OMB 
No. 0915-0146--Revision

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with of 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 will be 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 July 15, 
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 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: Application and Other Forms 
Used by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program 
(SP), the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP), 
and the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP).

OMB No. 0915-0146--Revision

    Abstract: Administered by HRSA's Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW), 
the NHSC SP, NHSC S2S LRP, and the NHHSP provide scholarships or loan 
repayment to qualified students who are pursuing primary care health 
professions education and training. In return, students agree to 
provide primary health care services in underserved communities located 
in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas once they 
are fully trained and licensed health professionals. Awards are made to 
applicants who demonstrate the greatest potential for successful 
completion of their education and training as well as commitment to 
provide primary health care services to communities of greatest need. 
The information from program applications, forms, and supporting 
documentation is used to select the best qualified candidates for these 
competitive awards, and to monitor program participants' enrollment in 
school, postgraduate training, and compliance with program 
requirements.
    Although some program forms vary from program to program (see 
program-specific burden charts below), required forms generally 
include: A program application, academic and non-academic letters of 
recommendation, the authorization to release information, and the 
acceptance/verification of good standing report. Additional forms for 
the NHSC SP include the data collection worksheet, which is completed 
by the educational institutions of program participants; the post-
graduate training verification form (applicable for NHSC S2S LRP 
participants), which is completed by program participants and their 
residency director; and the enrollment verification form, which is 
completed by program participants and the educational institution for 
each academic term. The NHHSP program will add 3 new forms including 
the scholar enrollment verification, change in program curriculum and 
graduation documentation forms. These forms are completed by the 
grantee on behalf of the participant and the educational institution to 
verify the participant's enrollment status for each academic term, to 
provide notice of any change in the participant's program curriculum 
and to verify that NHHSP has met its financial obligation to pay 
tuition and related fees or to hold additional funds to cover any 
tuition balance or fees on the participant's student account.
    Upon review of the 60-day notice, it was determined that The ``Post 
Graduate Training Form'' was accidentally included as a duplicate entry 
since it is already captured in the ``NHSC awardees/schools/post 
graduate training programs/sites'' section, which is the proper program 
for which it is used. Therefore, it was removed from the NHSC Students 
to Service Loan Repayment Program Application'' section of the 
Estimated Burden Table.
    A 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2020, 
vol. 85, No. 46; pp. 13662-13664. There was one public comment.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The NHSC SP, S2S LRP, and 
NHHSP applications, forms, and supporting documentation are used to 
collect necessary information from applicants that enable HRSA to make 
selection determinations for the competitive awards and monitor 
compliance with program requirements.
    Likely Respondents: Qualified students who are pursuing education 
and training in primary care health professions and are interested in 
working in health professional shortage areas.
    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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                                                                                      Average
                                     Number of       Number of         Total        burden per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents    responses per     responses     response  (in       hours
                                                    respondent                        hours)
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NHSC Scholarship Program
 Application
    NHSC Scholarship Program               1,889               1           1,889            2.00        3,778.00
     Application................
    Letters of Recommendation...           1,889               2           3,778            1.00        3,778.00
    Authorization to Release               1,889               1           1,889             .10          188.90
     Information................
    Acceptance/Verification of             1,889               1           1,889             .25          472.25
     Good Standing Report.......
    Verification of                          547               1             547             .25          136.75
     Disadvantaged Background
     Status.....................
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        Total...................         * 1,889  ..............           9,992  ..............         8,353.9
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NHSC awardees/schools/post
 graduate training programs/
 sites
    Data Collection Worksheet...             400               1             400            1.00             400
    Post Graduate Training                   100               1             100             .50              50
     Verification Form..........
    Enrollment Verification Form             600               2           1,200             .50             600
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        Total...................           * 600  ..............           1,700  ..............           1,050
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NHSC Students to Service Loan
 Repayment Program Application
    NHSC Students to Service                 200               1             200            2.00           400.0
     Loan Repayment Program
     Application................
    Letters of Recommendation...             200               2             400            1.00           400.0
    Authorization to Release                 200               1             200             .10            20.0
     Information................
    Acceptance/Verification of               200               1             200             .25            50.0
     Good Standing Report.......
    Verification of                           70               1              70             .25            17.5
     Disadvantaged Background
     Status.....................
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        Total...................           * 150  ..............           1,070  ..............          887.50
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Native Hawaiian Health
 Scholarship Program Application
    Native Hawaiian Health                   310               1             310            2.00           620.0
     Scholarship Program
     Application................
    Letters of Recommendation...             310               2             620             .25           155.0
    Authorization to Release                 310               1             310             .25            77.5
     Information................
    Acceptance/Verification of                30               1              30             .25             7.5
     Good Standing Report.......
    Scholar Enrollment                        30             7.5             225            0.50           112.5
     Verification Form..........
    Change in Program Curriculum              30               2              60             .25            15.0
     Form.......................
    NHHSP Graduation                          30               1              30            0.25             7.5
     Documentation Form.........
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        Total...................           * 310  ..............           1,585  ..............             995
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* Please note that the same group of respondents may complete each form as necessary.
* Certain documents are submitted by a subset of respondents consistent with program requirements.


Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
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