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Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 2, 2021 / Notices concerning affordable care act internal claims and appeals and external review disclosures. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 3, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Kinna Brewington, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317–5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Affordable Care Act Internal Claims and Appeals and External review Disclosures. OMB Number: 1545–2182. Regulation Project Number: REG– 125592–10 (TD 9494). Abstract: Section 2719 of the Public Health Service Act, incorporated into Code section 9815 by section 1563(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111–148, requires group health plans and issuers of group health insurance coverage, in connection with internal appeals of claims denials, to provide claimants free of charge with any evidence relied upon in deciding the appeal that was not relied on in making the initial denial of the claim. This is a third-party disclosure requirement. Individuals appealing a denial of a claim should be able to respond to any new evidence the plan or issuer relies on in the appeal, and this disclosure requirement is essential so that the claimant knows of the new evidence. Current Actions: There is no change to the regulation or the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,769,264. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,271. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained if their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Mar 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 16, 2021. Chakinna B. Clemons, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–04272 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Notices and Correspondence Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. Due to a processing error, we will not be able to meet the 15-calendar notice threshold, but this meeting will still be open. This meeting will still be held via teleconference. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 10, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Rosalia at 1–888–912–1227 or (718) 834–2203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer SUMMARY: Fmt 4703 Dated: February 24, 2021. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2021–04206 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. Sfmt 4703 An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. Due to a processing error, we will not be able to meet the 15-calendar notice threshold, but this meeting will still be open. This meeting will still be held via teleconference. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, March 9, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Conchata Holloway at 1–888–912–1227 or 336–690–6217. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate must be made with Conchata Holloway. For more SUMMARY: Internal Revenue Service Frm 00087 Advocacy Panel’s Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be held Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate must be made with Robert Rosalia. For more information please contact Robert Rosalia at 1–888– 912–1227 or (718) 834–2203, or write TAP Office, 2 Metrotech Center, 100 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or contact us at the website: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 12255 E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 39 (Tuesday, March 2, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Page 12255]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-04206]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and 
Correspondence Project Committee

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and 
Correspondence Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer 
Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on 
improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. Due to a 
processing error, we will not be able to meet the 15-calendar notice 
threshold, but this meeting will still be open. This meeting will still 
be held via teleconference.

DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Rosalia at 1-888-912-1227 or 
(718) 834-2203.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) 
that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and 
Correspondence Project Committee will be held Wednesday, March 10, 
2021, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral 
comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited 
time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate 
must be made with Robert Rosalia. For more information please contact 
Robert Rosalia at 1-888-912-1227 or (718) 834-2203, or write TAP 
Office, 2 Metrotech Center, 100 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or 
contact us at the website: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will 
include various IRS issues.

    Dated: February 24, 2021.
Kevin Brown,
Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
[FR Doc. 2021-04206 Filed 3-1-21; 8:45 am]
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