Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Extended Care Services, 13371 [2022-04973]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 9, 2022 / Notices maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: March 03, 2022. Sara L. Covington, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2022–04940 Filed 3–8–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0629] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Extended Care Services Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: 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. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0629.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0629’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Application for Extended Care Services, VA Form 10–10EC. OMB Control Number: 2900–0629. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 17 authorizes VA to provide hospital care, medical services, domiciliary care, and nursing home care to eligible Veterans. Title 38 U.S.C. 1705 requires VA to design, establish and operate a system of jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Mar 08, 2022 Jkt 256001 annual patient enrollment in accordance with a series of stipulated priorities. A consequence of this is that many groups of Veterans who are in a lower priority group (WWI Veterans, Veterans with disabilities rated as 0% serviceconnected seeking treatment for other than their service-connected conditions, Veterans exposed to a toxic substance, radiation, or environmental hazard and nonservice-connected Veterans) may request that they be allowed to be income tested in order to gain a higher priority. Title 38 U.S.C. 1722 establishes eligibility assessment procedures for cost-free VA medical care, based on income levels, which will determine whether nonservice-connected and 0% service-connected non-compensable Veterans are able to defray the necessary expenses of care for nonserviceconnected conditions. Title 38 U.S.C. 1722A establishes the eligibility assessment procedures, based on income levels, for determining Veterans’ eligibility for cost-free medications and Title 38 U.S.C. 1710B defines the procedures for establishing eligibility for cost-free Extended Care benefits. Title 38 U.S.C. 1729 authorizes VA to recover from Veterans’ health insurance carriers the cost of care furnished for their nonservice-connected conditions. VA Form 10–10EC, Application for Extended Care Services, is used to collect financial information necessary to determine a Veteran’s copayment obligation for extended care services, also known as long term care (LTC). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at: 86 FR 245 on December 27, 2021, pages 73413 and 73414. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 90 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–04973 Filed 3–8–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13371 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–XXXX] Agency Information Collection Activity: Guaranteed or Insured Loan Reporting Requirements Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 9, 2022. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–XXXX’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–XXXX’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 9, 2022)]
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[FR Doc No: 2022-04973]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0629]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Application for Extended Care Services

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of 
information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature 
of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: 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. Refer to 
``OMB Control No. 2900-0629.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise 
and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266-4688 or email [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0629'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: Application for Extended Care Services, VA Form 10-10EC.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0629.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 17 authorizes VA to provide 
hospital care, medical services, domiciliary care, and nursing home 
care to eligible Veterans. Title 38 U.S.C. 1705 requires VA to design, 
establish and operate a system of annual patient enrollment in 
accordance with a series of stipulated priorities. A consequence of 
this is that many groups of Veterans who are in a lower priority group 
(WWI Veterans, Veterans with disabilities rated as 0% service-connected 
seeking treatment for other than their service-connected conditions, 
Veterans exposed to a toxic substance, radiation, or environmental 
hazard and nonservice-connected Veterans) may request that they be 
allowed to be income tested in order to gain a higher priority. Title 
38 U.S.C. 1722 establishes eligibility assessment procedures for cost-
free VA medical care, based on income levels, which will determine 
whether nonservice-connected and 0% service-connected non-compensable 
Veterans are able to defray the necessary expenses of care for 
nonservice-connected conditions. Title 38 U.S.C. 1722A establishes the 
eligibility assessment procedures, based on income levels, for 
determining Veterans' eligibility for cost-free medications and Title 
38 U.S.C. 1710B defines the procedures for establishing eligibility for 
cost-free Extended Care benefits. Title 38 U.S.C. 1729 authorizes VA to 
recover from Veterans' health insurance carriers the cost of care 
furnished for their nonservice-connected conditions.
    VA Form 10-10EC, Application for Extended Care Services, is used to 
collect financial information necessary to determine a Veteran's 
copayment obligation for extended care services, also known as long 
term care (LTC).
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published at: 86 FR 245 on December 27, 2021, pages 
73413 and 73414.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 90 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2022-04973 Filed 3-8-22; 8:45 am]
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