Solicitation for Nominations for Membership To Serve on Initial Review Group for Scientific Peer Review, 25871-25872 [2021-09879]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 89 / Tuesday, May 11, 2021 / Notices Jock K. Chung, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, Mail Code CC–9528, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326–2984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, 16 CFR part 303. OMB Control Number: 3084–0101. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Likely Respondents: Manufacturers, importers, processors and marketers of textile fiber products. Frequency of Response: Third party disclosure; recordkeeping requirement. Estimated annual hours burden: 37,234,317 hours (1,180,725 recordkeeping hours + 36,053,592 disclosure hours). Recordkeeping: 1,180,725 hours (approximately 18,165 textile firms incur average burden of 65 hours per firm) Disclosure: 36,053,592 hours (621,725 hours to determine label content + 765,200 hours to draft and order labels + 34,666,667 hours to attach labels) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Estimated annual cost burden: $243,170,994 (solely relating to labor costs).1 Abstract: The Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (Textile Act) 2 prohibits the misbranding and false advertising of textile fiber products. The Textile Rules establish disclosure requirements that assist consumers in making informed purchasing decisions, and recordkeeping requirements that assist the Commission in enforcing the Rules. The Rules also contain a petition procedure for requesting the establishment of generic names for textile fibers. Request for Comment On February 23, 2021, the FTC sought public comment on the information collection requirements associated with the Rule. 86 FR 10967. The Commission received no germane comments. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, that implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing this second opportunity for public comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the pre-existing clearance for the Rule. 1 Due to newly available information on hourly wage rates, the estimated annual labor costs were adjusted downward from $280,335,935 in the 60Day FR Notice to $243,170,994 in the 30-Day FR Notice. 2 15 U.S.C. 70 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 May 10, 2021 Jkt 253001 Your comment—including your name and your state—will be placed on the public record of this proceeding. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive personal information, such as anyone’s Social Security number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, your comment should not include any ‘‘trade secret or any commercial or financial information which . . . is privileged or confidential’’—as provided by Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2)— including in particular competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. Josephine Liu, Assistant General Counsel for Legal Counsel. [FR Doc. 2021–09925 Filed 5–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Solicitation for Nominations for Membership To Serve on Initial Review Group for Scientific Peer Review Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS. ACTION: Request for nominations for membership to serve on initial review group for scientific peer review. AGENCY: This is to invite the public to nominate members to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Initial Review Group (IRG) responsible for the scientific peer review of AHRQ grant applications. The AHRQ IRG conducts scientific and technical review for health services research grant applications and is comprised of five subcommittees or study sections, each with a particular research focus. AHRQ is seeking nominations for scientific reviewers in specific competency domains to evaluate grant applications. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25871 Nominations should be received on or before June 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted by email to: Priti Mehrotra, M.Sc., Ph.D., Director, Division of Scientific Review, AHRQ. Email: priti.mehrotra@ahrq.hhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Priti Mehrotra, M.Sc., Ph.D., AHRQ, (301) 427–1556 or by email at priti.mehrotra@ ahrq.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is to invite the public to nominate members to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Initial Review Group (IRG) responsible for the scientific peer review of AHRQ grant applications. AHRQ is required to conduct appropriate scientific peer review of grant applications pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 299c–1. The AHRQ IRG conducts scientific and technical review for health services research grant applications and is comprised of five subcommittees or study sections, each with a particular research focus. AHRQ is seeking nominations for scientific reviewers in specific competency domains to evaluate grant applications. AHRQ’s mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. AHRQ works to fulfill its mission by supporting health services research, evaluation, demonstration, dissemination, and training grants. The peer review of AHRQ grant applications involves an assessment conducted by panels of qualified experts established according to scientific disciplines or medical specialty areas. Members of the IRG will be selected based upon their training and experience in relevant scientific and technical fields, taking in account, among other factors: (1) The level of formal education and pertinent expertise and experience; (2) extent of engagement in relevant research; (3) extent of professional recognition; (4) need for specialization in relevant field; and (5) appropriate representation based on gender, racial/ethnic origin, and geography. See 42 CFR 67.15(a)(2). The IRG is comprised of five subcommittees, or study sections, each with a particular emphasis around which peer reviewer expertise is assembled. AHRQ seeks nominations for each of the subcommittee competency domains described below: Health Care Effectiveness and Outcomes Research: End-stage renal DATES: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1 25872 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 89 / Tuesday, May 11, 2021 / Notices disease; cardiovascular disease; pediatrics; pharmacologist in opioid management; biostatisticians in health services research; health disparities and social determinants of health. Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research: Pharmacists with expertise in informatics; infectious diseases specialists; geriatricians; surgeons with a specialty in diagnostic error; health disparities and social determinants of health. Healthcare Information Technology Research: Biomedical and consumer health informatics; family medicine; health care data analysis; health information technology; health services research in patient-oriented research; electronic health record and data for research; population-based studies in medicine; epidemiology; telehealth/ telemedicine; emergency medicine; insurance benefit design; chronic condition care; natural language processing and machine learning; social networking and its determinants of health; health disparities and social determinants of health. Healthcare Systems and Value Research: Health statistics; health care outcome research; evaluation and survey methods; health system and service research; health care policy research; health economics research; large database analysis; private health insurance/Medicaid and Medicare; learning laboratory development; health disparities and social determinants of health. Health Care Research Training: Clinician with knowledge of health policy; Medicare and Medicaid; addiction medicine; health disparities and social determinants of health. Additional study section descriptive information can be found here: Study Section Rosters: http:// www.ahrq.gov/funding/process/studysection/peerrev. Study Section Descriptions: http:// www.ahrq.gov/funding/process/studysection/peerdesc. Study Section Research Foci: http:// www.ahrq.gov/funding/process/studysection/resfoci. Interested individuals may nominate themselves, and organizations and individuals may nominate one or more qualified persons for study section membership. A diversity of perspectives is valuable to AHRQ’s work. To help obtain a diversity of perspectives among nominees, AHRQ encourages nominations of women and members of minority populations. AHRQ also seeks broad geographic representation. All nominations must be submitted electronically, and should include: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 May 10, 2021 Jkt 253001 1. A copy of the nominee’s current curriculum vitae and contact information, including mailing address, phone number, and email address. 2. Preferred study section assignment. Dated: May 5, 2021. Marquita Cullom, Associate Director. [FR Doc. 2021–09879 Filed 5–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10774 & CMS– 10008] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Health and Human 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 (the 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 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates 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 must be received by July 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number: CMS–P–0015A, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. 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 https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-andGuidance/Legislation/Paperwork ReductionActof1995/PRA-Listing.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William N. Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). CMS–10744—The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD–10–PCS) CMS–10008—Transitional Pass through payments related to Drugs, Biologicals, and Radiopharmaceuticals to determine eligibility under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System 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. 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 requires federal agencies to publish a 60-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. E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 89 (Tuesday, May 11, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25871-25872]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-09879]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Solicitation for Nominations for Membership To Serve on Initial 
Review Group for Scientific Peer Review

AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

ACTION: Request for nominations for membership to serve on initial 
review group for scientific peer review.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: This is to invite the public to nominate members to the Agency 
for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Initial Review Group (IRG) 
responsible for the scientific peer review of AHRQ grant applications. 
The AHRQ IRG conducts scientific and technical review for health 
services research grant applications and is comprised of five 
subcommittees or study sections, each with a particular research focus. 
AHRQ is seeking nominations for scientific reviewers in specific 
competency domains to evaluate grant applications.

DATES: Nominations should be received on or before June 1, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted by email to: Priti Mehrotra, 
M.Sc., Ph.D., Director, Division of Scientific Review, AHRQ. Email: 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Priti Mehrotra, M.Sc., Ph.D., AHRQ, 
(301) 427-1556 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is to invite the public to nominate 
members to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 
Initial Review Group (IRG) responsible for the scientific peer review 
of AHRQ grant applications. AHRQ is required to conduct appropriate 
scientific peer review of grant applications pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 
299c-1. The AHRQ IRG conducts scientific and technical review for 
health services research grant applications and is comprised of five 
subcommittees or study sections, each with a particular research focus. 
AHRQ is seeking nominations for scientific reviewers in specific 
competency domains to evaluate grant applications.
    AHRQ's mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, 
higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work 
within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and with 
other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. 
AHRQ works to fulfill its mission by supporting health services 
research, evaluation, demonstration, dissemination, and training 
grants.
    The peer review of AHRQ grant applications involves an assessment 
conducted by panels of qualified experts established according to 
scientific disciplines or medical specialty areas. Members of the IRG 
will be selected based upon their training and experience in relevant 
scientific and technical fields, taking in account, among other 
factors: (1) The level of formal education and pertinent expertise and 
experience; (2) extent of engagement in relevant research; (3) extent 
of professional recognition; (4) need for specialization in relevant 
field; and (5) appropriate representation based on gender, racial/
ethnic origin, and geography. See 42 CFR 67.15(a)(2).
    The IRG is comprised of five subcommittees, or study sections, each 
with a particular emphasis around which peer reviewer expertise is 
assembled. AHRQ seeks nominations for each of the subcommittee 
competency domains described below:
    Health Care Effectiveness and Outcomes Research: End-stage renal

[[Page 25872]]

disease; cardiovascular disease; pediatrics; pharmacologist in opioid 
management; biostatisticians in health services research; health 
disparities and social determinants of health.
    Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research: Pharmacists 
with expertise in informatics; infectious diseases specialists; 
geriatricians; surgeons with a specialty in diagnostic error; health 
disparities and social determinants of health.
    Healthcare Information Technology Research: Biomedical and consumer 
health informatics; family medicine; health care data analysis; health 
information technology; health services research in patient-oriented 
research; electronic health record and data for research; population-
based studies in medicine; epidemiology; telehealth/telemedicine; 
emergency medicine; insurance benefit design; chronic condition care; 
natural language processing and machine learning; social networking and 
its determinants of health; health disparities and social determinants 
of health.
    Healthcare Systems and Value Research: Health statistics; health 
care outcome research; evaluation and survey methods; health system and 
service research; health care policy research; health economics 
research; large database analysis; private health insurance/Medicaid 
and Medicare; learning laboratory development; health disparities and 
social determinants of health.
    Health Care Research Training: Clinician with knowledge of health 
policy; Medicare and Medicaid; addiction medicine; health disparities 
and social determinants of health.
    Additional study section descriptive information can be found here:
    Study Section Rosters: http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/process/study-section/peerrev.
    Study Section Descriptions: http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/process/study-section/peerdesc.
    Study Section Research Foci: http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/process/study-section/resfoci.
    Interested individuals may nominate themselves, and organizations 
and individuals may nominate one or more qualified persons for study 
section membership. A diversity of perspectives is valuable to AHRQ's 
work. To help obtain a diversity of perspectives among nominees, AHRQ 
encourages nominations of women and members of minority populations. 
AHRQ also seeks broad geographic representation. All nominations must 
be submitted electronically, and should include:
    1. A copy of the nominee's current curriculum vitae and contact 
information, including mailing address, phone number, and email 
address.
    2. Preferred study section assignment.

    Dated: May 5, 2021.
Marquita Cullom,
Associate Director.
[FR Doc. 2021-09879 Filed 5-10-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4160-90-P