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Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than December 15, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N136B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call Lisa Wright-Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1 65834 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 201 / Friday, October 16, 2020 / Notices information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Survey of Eligible Users of the National Practitioner Data Bank, OMB No. 0915– 0366—Reinstatement With Change. Abstract: HRSA plans to survey the users National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The purpose of this survey is to assess the overall satisfaction of the eligible users of the NPDB. This survey will evaluate the effectiveness of the NPDB as a flagging system, source of information, and its use in decision making. Furthermore, this survey will collect information from organizations and individuals who query the NPDB to understand and improve their user experience. This survey is a reinstatement of the 2012 NPDB survey with some changes. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The survey will collect information regarding the participants’ experiences of querying and reporting to the NPDB, perceptions of health care practitioners with reports, impact of NPDB reports on organizations’ decision-making, and satisfaction with various NPDB products and services. The survey will also be administered to health care practitioners that use the self-query service provided by the NPDB. The self-queriers will be asked about their experiences of querying, the impact of having reports in the NPDB on their careers and health care organizations’ perceptions, and their satisfaction with various NPDB products and services. Understanding selfqueriers’ satisfaction and their use of the information is an important component of the survey. Proposed changes to this ICR include the following: 1. In the proposed entity survey, there are 37 modules and 258 questions. From the previous 2012 survey, there are 15 deleted questions and 13 new questions in addition to proposed changes to 12 survey questions. 2. In the proposed self-query survey, there are 22 modules and 88 questions. From the previous 2012 survey, there are 5 deleted questions and 5 new questions in addition to proposed changes to two survey questions. Likely Respondents: Eligible users of the NPDB will be asked to complete a web-based survey. Data gathered from the survey will be compared with previous survey results. This survey will provide HRSA with the information necessary for research purposes and for improving the usability and effectiveness of the NPDB. 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 Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours NPDB Users Entities Respondents ..................................... NPDB Self-Query Respondents .......................................... 15,000 2,000 1 1 15,000 2,000 0.25 0.10 3,750 200 Total .............................................................................. 17,000 ........................ 17,000 ........................ 3,950 HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–22964 Filed 10–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Number of responses per respondent DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: National Practitioner Data Bank for Adverse Information on Physicians and Other Health Care Practitioners—45 CFR Part 60 Regulations and Forms, OMB No. 0915–0126—Revision Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Oct 15, 2020 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. Comments on this ICR should be received no later than December 15, 2020. DATES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N136B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. ADDRESSES: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call Lisa Wright-Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: When submitting comments or requesting SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: Survey of 
Eligible Users of the National Practitioner Data Bank, OMB No. 0915-
0366--Reinstatement With Change

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection 
Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the 
public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the 
ICR.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than December 
15, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to [email protected] or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N136B, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email [email protected] or call Lisa Wright-
Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 
443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the

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information request collection title for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Survey of Eligible Users of 
the National Practitioner Data Bank, OMB No. 0915-0366--Reinstatement 
With Change.
    Abstract: HRSA plans to survey the users National Practitioner Data 
Bank (NPDB). The purpose of this survey is to assess the overall 
satisfaction of the eligible users of the NPDB. This survey will 
evaluate the effectiveness of the NPDB as a flagging system, source of 
information, and its use in decision making. Furthermore, this survey 
will collect information from organizations and individuals who query 
the NPDB to understand and improve their user experience. This survey 
is a reinstatement of the 2012 NPDB survey with some changes.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The survey will collect 
information regarding the participants' experiences of querying and 
reporting to the NPDB, perceptions of health care practitioners with 
reports, impact of NPDB reports on organizations' decision-making, and 
satisfaction with various NPDB products and services.
    The survey will also be administered to health care practitioners 
that use the self-query service provided by the NPDB. The self-queriers 
will be asked about their experiences of querying, the impact of having 
reports in the NPDB on their careers and health care organizations' 
perceptions, and their satisfaction with various NPDB products and 
services. Understanding self-queriers' satisfaction and their use of 
the information is an important component of the survey.
    Proposed changes to this ICR include the following:
    1. In the proposed entity survey, there are 37 modules and 258 
questions. From the previous 2012 survey, there are 15 deleted 
questions and 13 new questions in addition to proposed changes to 12 
survey questions.
    2. In the proposed self-query survey, there are 22 modules and 88 
questions. From the previous 2012 survey, there are 5 deleted questions 
and 5 new questions in addition to proposed changes to two survey 
questions.
    Likely Respondents: Eligible users of the NPDB will be asked to 
complete a web-based survey. Data gathered from the survey will be 
compared with previous survey results. This survey will provide HRSA 
with the information necessary for research purposes and for improving 
the usability and effectiveness of the NPDB.
    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 Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below.

                                     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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NPDB Users Entities Respondents.          15,000               1          15,000            0.25           3,750
NPDB Self-Query Respondents.....           2,000               1           2,000            0.10             200
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    Total.......................          17,000  ..............          17,000  ..............           3,950
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    HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and 
utility of the proposed information collection for the proper 
performance of the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology to 
minimize the information collection burden.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2020-22964 Filed 10-15-20; 8:45 am]
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