Charter Amendment for the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, 41976 [2021-16618]

Download as PDF 41976 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 147 / Wednesday, August 4, 2021 / Notices technology to minimize the information collection burden. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2021–16591 Filed 8–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Charter Amendment for the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and section 1111 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, HHS is hereby giving notice that the charter for the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC) has been amended to set the time period for appointment of members to a term of up to 4 years. The effective date of the amendment is July 30, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mia Morrison (DFO), Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301– 443–2521; or mmorrison@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATON: The ACHDNC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS on policy, program development, and other matters of significance concerning certain activities described in section 1111 of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 300b–10), as further described below. The ACHDNC is also governed by the provisions of the FACA, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The ACHDNC advises the Secretary of HHS about aspects of newborn and childhood screening and technical information for the development of policies and priorities that will enhance the ability of the state and local health agencies to provide for newborn and child screening, counseling and health care services for newborns and children having, or at risk for, heritable disorders. The ACHDNC will review and report regularly on newborn and childhood screening practices, recommend improvements in the national newborn and childhood screening programs, and fulfill responsibilities described in section lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Aug 03, 2021 Jkt 253001 1111 of the PHS Act. In addition, the ACHDNC’s recommendations regarding inclusion of additional conditions for screening, following adoption by the Secretary, are considered evidenceinformed preventive health services provided for in the comprehensive guidelines supported by HRSA through the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) pursuant to section 2713 of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 300gg–13). Under this provision, non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance are required to provide insurance coverage without cost-sharing (a co-payment, co-insurance, or deductible) for preventive services for plan years (i.e., policy years) beginning on or after the date that is one year from the Secretary’s adoption of the condition for screening. The filing date of the ACHDNC charter remains November 10, 2020. A copy of the ACHDNC charter is available on the ACHDNC website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/heritable-disorders/ index.html. A copy of the charter also can be obtained by accessing the FACA database that is maintained by the Committee Management Secretariat under the General Services Administration. The website address for the FACA database is https:// www.facadatabase.gov/. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2021–16618 Filed 8–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–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: National Health Service Corps Scholar/Students To Service Travel Worksheet, OMB No. 0915–0278—Extension 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 October 4, 2021. 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 information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: National Health Service Corps Scholar/ Students to Service Travel Worksheet, OMB No. 0915–0278—Extension. Abstract: Clinicians participating in the HRSA National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (SP) and the Students to Service (S2S) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) use the online Travel Request Worksheet to request and receive travel funds from the federal government to visit eligible NHSC sites to which they may be assigned in accordance with the Public Health Service Act, section 331(c)(1). The travel approval process is initiated when an NHSC scholar or S2S participant notifies the NHSC of an impending interview at one or more NHSC-approved practice sites. The Travel Request Worksheet is also used to initiate the relocation process after a NHSC scholar or S2S participant has successfully been matched to an approved practice site in accordance with the Public Health Service Act, section 331(c)(3). Upon receipt of a completed Travel Request Worksheet, the NHSC will review and approve or disapprove the request and promptly notify the scholar or S2S participant and the NHSC logistics contractor regarding travel arrangements and authorization of the funding for the site visit or relocation. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: This information will facilitate NHSC scholar and S2S participants’ receipt of federal travel funds that are used to visit high-need NHSC-approved practice sites. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Charter Amendment for the Advisory Committee on Heritable 
Disorders in Newborns and Children

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 
and section 1111 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, HHS is hereby 
giving notice that the charter for the Advisory Committee on Heritable 
Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC) has been amended to set the 
time period for appointment of members to a term of up to 4 years. The 
effective date of the amendment is July 30, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mia Morrison (DFO), Maternal and Child 
Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301-
443-2521; or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATON: The ACHDNC provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of HHS on policy, program development, 
and other matters of significance concerning certain activities 
described in section 1111 of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 300b-10), as 
further described below. The ACHDNC is also governed by the provisions 
of the FACA, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), which sets forth standards for 
the formation and use of advisory committees. The ACHDNC advises the 
Secretary of HHS about aspects of newborn and childhood screening and 
technical information for the development of policies and priorities 
that will enhance the ability of the state and local health agencies to 
provide for newborn and child screening, counseling and health care 
services for newborns and children having, or at risk for, heritable 
disorders. The ACHDNC will review and report regularly on newborn and 
childhood screening practices, recommend improvements in the national 
newborn and childhood screening programs, and fulfill responsibilities 
described in section 1111 of the PHS Act. In addition, the ACHDNC's 
recommendations regarding inclusion of additional conditions for 
screening, following adoption by the Secretary, are considered 
evidence-informed preventive health services provided for in the 
comprehensive guidelines supported by HRSA through the Recommended 
Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) pursuant to section 2713 of the PHS Act 
(42 U.S.C. 300gg-13). Under this provision, non-grandfathered group 
health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual 
health insurance are required to provide insurance coverage without 
cost-sharing (a co-payment, co-insurance, or deductible) for preventive 
services for plan years (i.e., policy years) beginning on or after the 
date that is one year from the Secretary's adoption of the condition 
for screening.
    The filing date of the ACHDNC charter remains November 10, 2020. A 
copy of the ACHDNC charter is available on the ACHDNC website at 
https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/heritable-disorders/. A copy of the charter also can be obtained by accessing the 
FACA database that is maintained by the Committee Management 
Secretariat under the General Services Administration. The website 
address for the FACA database is https://www.facadatabase.gov/.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2021-16618 Filed 8-3-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P