Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 46122-46123 [2020-16677]

Download as PDF 46122 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 148 / Friday, July 31, 2020 / Notices Information Collection: 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Application; Use: We will use the web-based application to review and adjudicate individual waiver actions. The web-based application will also be used by states to submit and revise their waiver requests. Form Number: CMS– 8003 (OMB control number 0938–0449); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 47; Total Annual Responses: 71; Total Annual Hours: 6,005. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Kathy Poisal at 410–786–5940.) Dated: July 28, 2020. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–16648 Filed 7–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10592 and CMS– 10287] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jul 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by August 31, 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. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ website address at website address at https://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. 2. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange Standards for Employers; Use: Section 1321(a) requires HHS to issue regulations setting standards for meeting the requirements under Title I of the Affordable Care Act including the offering of Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) through the Exchanges. On March 27, 2012, HHS published the rule CMS–9989–F: Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Exchange Standards for Employers. The Exchange rule contains provisions that mandate reporting and data collections necessary to ensure that health insurance issuers are meeting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. These information collection requirements are set forth in 45 CFR part 156. Information collected by the Exchanges or Medicaid and CHIP agencies will be used to determine eligibility for coverage through the Exchange and insurance affordability programs (i.e., Medicaid, CHIP, and advance payment of the premium tax credits); evaluate how CMS can best communicate eligibility and enrollment updates to issuers; and assist consumers in enrolling in a QHP if eligible. Applicants include anyone who may be eligible for coverage through any of these programs. Form Number: CMS– 10592 (OMB control number: 0938– 1341); Frequency: Annually, Monthly, Occasionally; Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits; Number of Respondents: 250; Total Annual Responses: 250; Total Annual Hours: 131,750. For policy questions regarding this collection contact Anne Pesto at 443–844–9966. 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Quality of Care Complaint Form; Use: Since 1986, Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) have been responsible for conducting appropriate reviews of written complaints submitted by beneficiaries about the quality of care they have received. In order to receive these written complaints, each QIO has developed its own unique form on which beneficiaries can submit their complaints. CMS has initiated several efforts aimed at increasing the standardization of all QIO activities, and the development of a single, standardized Medicare Quality of Care Complaint Form beneficiaries can use to submit complaints is a key step towards attaining this increased standardization. The Medicare Quality of Care Complaint Form has been revised to improve its content, in order to provide clarity and support to beneficiaries. Section two of the form was updated to replace the Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) with the current Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), a randomly generated number that replaced the SSN-based HICN. The information page of the form was revised to provide clear instruction as to how to complete the form and the implication of not providing certain requested information. Form Number: CMS–10287 (OMB control number: E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 46123 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 148 / Friday, July 31, 2020 / Notices 0938–1102); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Individuals and Households; Number of Respondents: 4,350; Total Annual Responses: 4,350; Total Annual Hours: 725. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Peter Ajuonuma at 410–786– 3580.) Dated: July 21, 2020. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–16677 Filed 7–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; State Health Insurance Assistance Program Annual Sub-Recipients Report [OMB #0985– New] Administration for Community Living, HHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed collection of information listed above. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the Proposed Revised Collection and solicits comments on the information collection requirements related to the State Health Insurance Assistance Program Annual Sub-Recipients Report. SUMMARY: Comments on the collection of information must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. (EST) or postmarked by September 29, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to: Margaret Flowers. Submit written comments on the collection of information to Administration for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201, Attention: Margaret Flowers. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret Flowers, Administration for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201, 202–795–7315, Margaret.Flowers@acl.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in the PRA and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. The PRA requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, ACL is publishing a notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. With respect to the following collection of information, ACL invites comments on our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of ACL’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of ACL’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of DATES: Number of respondents Respondent/data collection activity Total .......................................................................................................... the methodology and assumptions used to determine burden estimates; (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 when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The purpose of this data collection is to collect sub-award data from grantees, including agency name, address, and annual federal funds received. Congress requires this data collection for program monitoring for the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, SEC. 50207 (b). This data collection allows the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Center for Innovation and Partnership (CIP) to communicate with Congress and the public on the SHIP network of agencies. This is a new data collection requiring State SHIP grantees to provide the amount of federal funds provided annually to each sub-contractor and sub-grantee that are delivering SHIP services. The data collected will be will be electronically posted on the ACL website to educate the network on who the SHIP state sub-recipients are and how much money they are receiving. SHIP grantees are located in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The respondents for this data collection are grantees who meet with Medicare beneficiaries and older adults’ in-group settings and in one-on-one sessions to educate them on Medicare. The proposed data collection tools may be found on the ACL website for review at https://www.acl.gov/aboutacl/public-input. Estimated Program Burden ACL estimates the burden associated with this collection of information as follows: Responses per respondent Hours per response 54 1 1 54 54 1 1 54 Dated: July 27, 2020. Mary Lazare, Principal Deputy Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–16582 Filed 7–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jul 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Annual burden hours E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 148 (Friday, July 31, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46122-46123]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-16677]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier: CMS-10592 and CMS-10287]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is 
announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention 
to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in 
the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an 
existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity 
for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to 
send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this 
collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the 
proposed information collection for the proper performance of the 
agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology to minimize the information collection 
burden.

DATES: Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by 
the OMB desk officer by August 31, 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.
    To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms 
for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make 
your request using one of following:
    1. Access CMS' website address at website address at https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRA-Listing.html.
    2. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786-1326.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786-4669.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. The term ``collection of 
information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires 
federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 
proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of 
information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To 
comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that 
summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for 
public comment:
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension without change 
of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: 
Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange 
Standards for Employers; Use: Section 1321(a) requires HHS to issue 
regulations setting standards for meeting the requirements under Title 
I of the Affordable Care Act including the offering of Qualified Health 
Plans (QHPs) through the Exchanges. On March 27, 2012, HHS published 
the rule CMS-9989-F: Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health 
Plans; Exchange Standards for Employers. The Exchange rule contains 
provisions that mandate reporting and data collections necessary to 
ensure that health insurance issuers are meeting the requirements of 
the Affordable Care Act. These information collection requirements are 
set forth in 45 CFR part 156.
    Information collected by the Exchanges or Medicaid and CHIP 
agencies will be used to determine eligibility for coverage through the 
Exchange and insurance affordability programs (i.e., Medicaid, CHIP, 
and advance payment of the premium tax credits); evaluate how CMS can 
best communicate eligibility and enrollment updates to issuers; and 
assist consumers in enrolling in a QHP if eligible. Applicants include 
anyone who may be eligible for coverage through any of these programs. 
Form Number: CMS-10592 (OMB control number: 0938-1341); Frequency: 
Annually, Monthly, Occasionally; Affected Public: Private Sector: 
Business or other for-profits; Number of Respondents: 250; Total Annual 
Responses: 250; Total Annual Hours: 131,750. For policy questions 
regarding this collection contact Anne Pesto at 443-844-9966.
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Quality 
of Care Complaint Form; Use: Since 1986, Quality Improvement 
Organizations (QIO) have been responsible for conducting appropriate 
reviews of written complaints submitted by beneficiaries about the 
quality of care they have received. In order to receive these written 
complaints, each QIO has developed its own unique form on which 
beneficiaries can submit their complaints. CMS has initiated several 
efforts aimed at increasing the standardization of all QIO activities, 
and the development of a single, standardized Medicare Quality of Care 
Complaint Form beneficiaries can use to submit complaints is a key step 
towards attaining this increased standardization. The Medicare Quality 
of Care Complaint Form has been revised to improve its content, in 
order to provide clarity and support to beneficiaries. Section two of 
the form was updated to replace the Health Insurance Claim Number 
(HICN) with the current Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), a 
randomly generated number that replaced the SSN-based HICN. The 
information page of the form was revised to provide clear instruction 
as to how to complete the form and the implication of not providing 
certain requested information. Form Number: CMS-10287 (OMB control 
number:

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0938-1102); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Individuals and 
Households; Number of Respondents: 4,350; Total Annual Responses: 
4,350; Total Annual Hours: 725. (For policy questions regarding this 
collection contact Peter Ajuonuma at 410-786-3580.)

    Dated: July 21, 2020.
William N. Parham, III,
Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and 
Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-16677 Filed 7-30-20; 8:45 am]
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