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Access CMS’ website address at: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-andGuidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Document Identifier: CMS–10209 and CMS– 10102] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 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. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Jun 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 William Parham at (410) 786–4669. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Advantage Chronic Care Improvement Program (CCIP) Attestations; Use: Section 1852(e) of the Social Security Act (the Act) requires that Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations (MAOs) have an ongoing Quality Improvement (QI) Program. CMS regulations at 42 CFR 422.152(a) outline the QI Program requirements for MAOs, which include the development and implementation of a Chronic Care Improvement Program (CCIP) that meets the requirements of 422.152(c) for each contract. MAOs must use the Health Plan Management System (HPMS) to report the status of their CCIP to CMS by December 31 annually. Submissions include an attestation by the MAO regarding its compliance with the ongoing CCIP requirement (42 CFR 422.152(c)(2)). MAOs are only required to attest electronically that they are complying with the ongoing CCIP requirement. In addition, MAOs should assess and internally document activities related to the CCIP on an ongoing basis, as well as modify interventions and/or processes as necessary. A less frequent collection would not allow CMS to ensure that annual requirements are being met. This collection allows CMS to ensure that annual requirements are still being met, while also reducing plan burden. Form Number: CMS–10209 (OMB Control number: 0938–1023); Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: Private Sector—Business or other for-profits; Number of Respondents: 645; Total Annual Responses: 645; Total Annual Hours: 161. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Lynn Pereira at 410–786–2274) 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: National Implementation of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS); Use: The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients’ perspectives of their hospital care. HCAHPS is a 29-item survey instrument and data collection E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 115 / Thursday, June 17, 2021 / Notices methodology for measuring patients’ perceptions of their hospital experience. Since 2008, HCAHPS has allowed valid comparisons to be made across hospitals locally, regionally and nationally. The national implementation of HCAHPS is designed to allow thirdparty CMS-approved survey vendors to administer HCAHPS using mail-only, telephone-only, mixed-mode (mail with telephone follow-up), or active IVR (interactive voice response). With respect to a telephone-only or mixedmode survey, the CMS-approved survey vendors use electronic data collection or CATI systems. CATI is also used for telephone follow-up with mail survey non-respondents. With respect to IVR survey administration, the IVR technology gathers information from respondents by prompting respondents to answer questions by pushing the numbers on a touch-tone telephone. Patients selected for IVR mode are able to opt out of the interactive voice response system and return to a ‘‘live’’ interviewer if they wish to do so. Form Number: CMS–10102 (OMB control number: 0938–0981); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Individuals and Households; Number of Respondents: 2,843,617; Total Annual Responses: 2,843,617; Total Annual Hours: 347,648. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact William Lehrman at 410–786–1037.) Dated: June 14, 2021. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–12828 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10305] 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 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Jun 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. Comments must be received by August 16, 2021. DATES: 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 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: ll, 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 website address at https://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. ADDRESSES: 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). PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32269 CMS–10305 Medicare Part C and Part D Data Validation (42 CFR 422.516(g) and 423.514(j)) 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. Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Part C and Part D Data Validation (42 CFR 422.516(g) and 423.514(j)); Use: Sections 1857(e) and 1860D–12 of the Social Security Act (‘‘the Act’’) authorize CMS to establish information collection requirements with respect to MAOs and Part D sponsors. Section 1857(e)(1)of the Act requires MAOs to provide the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) with such information as the Secretary may find necessary and appropriate. Section 1857(e)(1) of the Act applies to Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) as indicated in section1860D–12. Pursuant to statutory authority, CMS codified these information collection requirements in regulation at §§ 422.516(g) Validation of Part C Reporting Requirements, and423.514(j) Validation of Part D Reporting Requirements respectively. Data collected via Medicare Part C and Part D reporting requirements are an integral resource for oversight, monitoring, compliance and auditing activities necessary to ensure quality provision of Medicare benefits to beneficiaries. CMS uses the findings collected through the data validation process to substantiate the data reported via Medicare Part C and Part D reporting requirements. Data validation provides CMS with assurance that plan-reported data are credible and consistently collected and reported by Part C and D SOs. CMS uses validated data to E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 115 (Thursday, June 17, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32268-32269]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-12828]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier: CMS-10209 and CMS-10102]


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

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Health and Human 
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 July 19, 2021.

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: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRA-Listing.html

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: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare 
Advantage Chronic Care Improvement Program (CCIP) Attestations; Use: 
Section 1852(e) of the Social Security Act (the Act) requires that 
Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations (MAOs) have an ongoing Quality 
Improvement (QI) Program. CMS regulations at 42 CFR 422.152(a) outline 
the QI Program requirements for MAOs, which include the development and 
implementation of a Chronic Care Improvement Program (CCIP) that meets 
the requirements of 422.152(c) for each contract.
    MAOs must use the Health Plan Management System (HPMS) to report 
the status of their CCIP to CMS by December 31 annually. Submissions 
include an attestation by the MAO regarding its compliance with the 
ongoing CCIP requirement (42 CFR 422.152(c)(2)). MAOs are only required 
to attest electronically that they are complying with the ongoing CCIP 
requirement. In addition, MAOs should assess and internally document 
activities related to the CCIP on an ongoing basis, as well as modify 
interventions and/or processes as necessary. A less frequent collection 
would not allow CMS to ensure that annual requirements are being met. 
This collection allows CMS to ensure that annual requirements are still 
being met, while also reducing plan burden. Form Number: CMS-10209 (OMB 
Control number: 0938-1023); Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: 
Private Sector--Business or other for-profits; Number of Respondents: 
645; Total Annual Responses: 645; Total Annual Hours: 161. (For policy 
questions regarding this collection contact Lynn Pereira at 410-786-
2274)
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: National 
Implementation of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers 
and Systems (HCAHPS); Use: The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of 
Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey is the first national, 
standardized, publicly reported survey of patients' perspectives of 
their hospital care. HCAHPS is a 29-item survey instrument and data 
collection

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methodology for measuring patients' perceptions of their hospital 
experience. Since 2008, HCAHPS has allowed valid comparisons to be made 
across hospitals locally, regionally and nationally.
    The national implementation of HCAHPS is designed to allow third-
party CMS-approved survey vendors to administer HCAHPS using mail-only, 
telephone-only, mixed-mode (mail with telephone follow-up), or active 
IVR (interactive voice response). With respect to a telephone-only or 
mixed-mode survey, the CMS-approved survey vendors use electronic data 
collection or CATI systems. CATI is also used for telephone follow-up 
with mail survey non-respondents. With respect to IVR survey 
administration, the IVR technology gathers information from respondents 
by prompting respondents to answer questions by pushing the numbers on 
a touch-tone telephone. Patients selected for IVR mode are able to opt 
out of the interactive voice response system and return to a ``live'' 
interviewer if they wish to do so. Form Number: CMS-10102 (OMB control 
number: 0938-0981); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: 
Individuals and Households; Number of Respondents: 2,843,617; Total 
Annual Responses: 2,843,617; Total Annual Hours: 347,648. (For policy 
questions regarding this collection contact William Lehrman at 410-786-
1037.)

    Dated: June 14, 2021.
William N. Parham, III,
Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and 
Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-12828 Filed 6-16-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4120-01-P