Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Performance Measurement Information System, OMB No. 0906-0017, Revision, 82490-82491 [2020-27919]

Download as PDF 82490 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 244 / Friday, December 18, 2020 / Notices interested persons to develop and submit data, information, and/or comments for this notice. We have concluded that it is reasonable to extend the comment period for 60 days. FDA believes that this extension allows adequate time for any interested persons to submit data, information, and/or comments. Dated: December 11, 2020. Lauren K. Roth, Acting Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–27749 Filed 12–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Performance Measurement Information System, OMB No. 0906–0017, 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 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 February 16, 2021. SUMMARY: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:22 Dec 17, 2020 Jkt 253001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information Collection Request Title: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Performance Measurement Information System, OMB No. 0906–0017, Revision. Abstract: This clearance request is for continued approval of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Performance Measurement Information System. The MIECHV Program, administered by HRSA in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families, supports voluntary, evidencebased home visiting services to pregnant women and to parents with young children up to kindergarten entry. States, certain non-profit organizations, and Tribal entities are eligible to receive funding from the MIECHV program and have the flexibility to tailor the program to serve the specific needs of their communities. HRSA is revising the data collection forms for the MIECHV program by making the following changes: • Form 1, Table 1: Update table to include reporting for gender nonconforming participants and unknown/ did not report participant gender. • Form 1, Tables 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 18: Update tables to include reporting for gender non-conforming participants and unknown/did not report adult participant gender. • Form 1, Tables 3, 5, 6, 7, 18, 19, and 20: Update tables to remove index child gender reporting. • Form 1, Table 15: Change table title to ‘‘Home Visits’’. • Form 1, Table 15: Update table to collect the number of home visits completed virtually. • Form 1, Tables 4, 9, 10, and 18: Update tables to include reporting for new and continuing adult participants. • Form 1, Tables 5, 19, and 20: Update tables to include reporting for new and continuing index children. • Form 1, Table 16: Add new table to include reporting on father and additional caregiver engagement. • Form 1, Tables 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21: Update table numbers to reflect the addition of Table 16. • Form 2, Measure 13: Change measure name to ‘‘Behavioral Concern Inquiries’’ • Form 2, Measure 16: Update measure to reflect caregiver health insurance coverage status. • Form 2: Add two measures to collect information on substance use screening and referrals. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Need and Proposed Use of the Information: HRSA uses performance information to demonstrate program accountability and continuously monitor and provide oversight to MIECHV Program awardees. The information is also used to provide quality improvement guidance and technical assistance to awardees and help inform the development of early childhood systems at the national, state, and local level. HRSA is seeking to revise demographic, service utilization, and select clinical indicators for participants enrolled in home visiting services. In addition, HRSA will collect a set of standardized performance and outcome indicators that correspond with the statutorily identified benchmark areas. This information will be used to demonstrate awardees’ compliance with legislative and programmatic requirements. It will also be used to monitor and provide continued oversight for awardee performance and to target technical assistance resources to awardees. In the future, HRSA anticipates that MIECHV funding decisions may be allocated, in part, based on awardee performance, including on benchmark performance areas. This notice is subject to the appropriation of funds, and is a contingency action taken to ensure that, should funds become available for this purpose, information can be collected in a timely manner. Likely Respondents: MIECHV Program awardees that are states, territories, and, where applicable, nonprofit organizations providing home visiting services within states. 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\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 82491 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 244 / Friday, December 18, 2020 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Form 1: Demographic, Service Utilization, and Select Clinical Indicators ................................................................... Form 2: Performance Indicators and Systems Outcome Measures .......................................................................... Total .............................................................................. 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. Number of responses per respondent 56 560 31,360 56 1 56 221 12,376 56 ........................ 56 ........................ 43,736 Review Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Gateway Building, Suite 2W200, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 827– 7428, anita.undale@nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.866, Aging Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Contact Person: Helen Huang, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6710B Rockledge Drive, Room 2137D, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–8207, helen.huang@nih.gov. Dated: December 15, 2020. Miguelina Perez, Program Analyst,Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.864, Population Research; 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children; 93.929, Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research; 93.209, Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, HHS) BILLING CODE 4140–01–P BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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. Name of Committee: National Institute on Aging Special Emphasis Panel; Diabetes and Aging. Date: February 18, 2021. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institute on Aging, Gateway Building, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Video Meeting). Contact Person: Anita H. Undale, MD, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Jkt 253001 Dated: December 14, 2020. Ronald J. Livingston, Jr., Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–27859 Filed 12–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P National Institutes of Health 22:22 Dec 17, 2020 Total burden hours 1 [FR Doc. 2020–27919 Filed 12–17–20; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Average burden per response (in hours) 56 [FR Doc. 2020–27943 Filed 12–17–20; 8:45 am] Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. Total responses Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; 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 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 clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Initial Review Group Function, Integration, and Rehabilitation Sciences Subcommittee. Date: February 19, 2021. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: NICHD/NIH, 6710B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health Notice of Meeting Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Council of Councils. The meeting will be held as a virtual meeting and will be open to the public. Individuals who plan to view the virtual meeting and need special assistance or other reasonable accommodations to view the meeting, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. The meeting will be videocast and can be accessed from the NIH Videocasting and Podcasting website (https://videocast.nih.gov/ watch=41242). Name of Committee: Council of Councils. Open: December 30, 2020. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: Presentation and Discussion of the Proposed Addition of a New Office to Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 1, One Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 244 (Friday, December 18, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 82490-82491]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: The 
Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Performance 
Measurement Information System, OMB No. 0906-0017, Revision

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 February 
16, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to [email protected] or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, 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: 
    Information Collection Request Title: The Maternal, Infant, and 
Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Performance Measurement 
Information System, OMB No. 0906-0017, Revision.
    Abstract: This clearance request is for continued approval of the 
Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program 
Performance Measurement Information System.
    The MIECHV Program, administered by HRSA in partnership with the 
Administration for Children and Families, supports voluntary, evidence-
based home visiting services to pregnant women and to parents with 
young children up to kindergarten entry. States, certain non-profit 
organizations, and Tribal entities are eligible to receive funding from 
the MIECHV program and have the flexibility to tailor the program to 
serve the specific needs of their communities. HRSA is revising the 
data collection forms for the MIECHV program by making the following 
changes:
     Form 1, Table 1: Update table to include reporting for 
gender non-conforming participants and unknown/did not report 
participant gender.
     Form 1, Tables 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 18: Update 
tables to include reporting for gender non-conforming participants and 
unknown/did not report adult participant gender.
     Form 1, Tables 3, 5, 6, 7, 18, 19, and 20: Update tables 
to remove index child gender reporting.
     Form 1, Table 15: Change table title to ``Home Visits''.
     Form 1, Table 15: Update table to collect the number of 
home visits completed virtually.
     Form 1, Tables 4, 9, 10, and 18: Update tables to include 
reporting for new and continuing adult participants.
     Form 1, Tables 5, 19, and 20: Update tables to include 
reporting for new and continuing index children.
     Form 1, Table 16: Add new table to include reporting on 
father and additional caregiver engagement.
     Form 1, Tables 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21: Update table 
numbers to reflect the addition of Table 16.
     Form 2, Measure 13: Change measure name to ``Behavioral 
Concern Inquiries''
     Form 2, Measure 16: Update measure to reflect caregiver 
health insurance coverage status.
     Form 2: Add two measures to collect information on 
substance use screening and referrals.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: HRSA uses performance 
information to demonstrate program accountability and continuously 
monitor and provide oversight to MIECHV Program awardees. The 
information is also used to provide quality improvement guidance and 
technical assistance to awardees and help inform the development of 
early childhood systems at the national, state, and local level. HRSA 
is seeking to revise demographic, service utilization, and select 
clinical indicators for participants enrolled in home visiting 
services. In addition, HRSA will collect a set of standardized 
performance and outcome indicators that correspond with the statutorily 
identified benchmark areas.
    This information will be used to demonstrate awardees' compliance 
with legislative and programmatic requirements. It will also be used to 
monitor and provide continued oversight for awardee performance and to 
target technical assistance resources to awardees. In the future, HRSA 
anticipates that MIECHV funding decisions may be allocated, in part, 
based on awardee performance, including on benchmark performance areas. 
This notice is subject to the appropriation of funds, and is a 
contingency action taken to ensure that, should funds become available 
for this purpose, information can be collected in a timely manner.
    Likely Respondents: MIECHV Program awardees that are states, 
territories, and, where applicable, nonprofit organizations providing 
home visiting services within states.
    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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Form 1: Demographic, Service                  56               1              56             560          31,360
 Utilization, and Select
 Clinical Indicators............
Form 2: Performance Indicators                56               1              56             221          12,376
 and Systems Outcome Measures...
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    Total.......................              56  ..............              56  ..............          43,736
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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. 2020-27919 Filed 12-17-20; 8:45 am]
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