Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 18023-18024 [2022-06591]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2022 / Notices CHIP State plan amendments, waivers, demonstrations, and reporting. This Federal Register notice seeks public comment on one or more of our collection of information requests that we believe are generic and fall within the scope of the umbrella. Interested persons are invited to submit 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 April 12, 2022. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the applicable form number (see below) and the OMB control number (0938–1148). 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: CMS–10398 (#ll)/OMB control number: 0938–1148, 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 access CMS’ website at https://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William N. Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Following is a summary of the use and burden associated with the subject information collection(s). More detailed information can be found in the collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). Generic Information Collections 1. Title of Information Collection: Coverage of Routine Patient Cost for VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:01 Mar 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 Items & Services in Qualifying Clinical Trials; Type of Information Collection Request: Revised; Use: Section 210 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 amended section 1905(a) of the Social Security Act (the Act) to add a new mandatory benefit at 1905(a)(30). The new benefit mandates coverage of routine patient services and costs furnished in connection with participation by Medicaid beneficiaries in qualifying clinical trials. Routine costs for services provided in connection with participation in a qualifying clinical trial generally include any item or service provided to the individual under the qualifying clinical trial, including any item or service provided to prevent, diagnose, monitor, or treat complications resulting from participation in the qualified clinical trial, to the extent that the provision of such items or services to the individual would otherwise be covered under the state plan or waiver. We propose that States and territories review the preprints completed for a Medicaid beneficiary to receive coverage of routine patient services and costs furnished in connection with participation in qualifying clinical trials. Completion of the preprint pages verifies in the Medicaid state plan that the mandatory clinical trials benefit is being furnished by a state. Completion of the preprint verifies that the requirements of a federally sponsored clinical trial is appropriate for the Medicaid beneficiary. Form Number: CMS–10398 (#74) (OMB control number: 0938–1148); Frequency: Once and on occasion; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 56; Total Annual Responses: 66; Total Annual Hours: 61. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Myla Adams at 410– 786–8107.) 2. Title of Information Collection: Expressions of interest in the Improving Maternal Health by Reducing Low-Risk Cesarean Delivery Affinity Group; Type of Information Collection Request: New collection of information request; Use: State Medicaid and CHIP agencies are given the opportunity to submit the attached Expression of Interest Form regarding participation in the Improving Maternal Health by Reducing Low-Risk Cesarean Delivery Affinity Group. Information requested will be used to see if each state meets the criteria for participation in the Affinity Group. Criteria for affinity group participation include: • Well-articulated goals for improving low-risk cesarean delivery rates, PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18023 • An understanding of the state’s challenges and opportunities related to low-risk cesarean deliveries, • Access to low-risk cesarean delivery data, including the ability to report the Core Set measure Low-Risk Cesarean Delivery (LRCD–CH), • Identification of a well-rounded state team willing to work about 10 to 15 hours each month (depending on role, project, and team size) on the state quality improvement (QI) project, and • Commitment to action, with support from Medicaid and/or CHIP leadership. Once participating in the Affinity Group, a states will meet monthly virtually for workshops and one-on-one state coaching calls, learning from QI advisors, subject matter experts, and peers in order to test, implement, and assess their data-driven QI change idea. Form Number: CMS–10398 (#76) (OMB control number: 0938–1148); Frequency: Once; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 20; Total Annual Responses: 20; Total Annual Hours: 140. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Kristen Zycherman at 410–786–6974.) Dated: March 24, 2022. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–06593 Filed 3–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifiers: CMS–10433 and CMS–276] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; 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 (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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 18024 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2022 / Notices 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. Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by April 28, 2022. 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 website address at: https:// www.cms.gov/Regulations-andGuidance/Legislation/Paperwork ReductionActof1995/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: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:01 Mar 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Continuation of Data Collection to Support QHP Certification and other Financial Management and Exchange Operations; Use: As directed by the rule Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange Standards for Employers (77 FR 18310) (Exchange rule), each Exchange is responsible for the certification and offering of Qualified Health Plans (QHPs). To offer insurance through an Exchange, a health insurance issuer must have its health plans certified as QHPs by the Exchange. A QHP must meet certain necessary minimum certification standards, such as network adequacy, inclusion of Essential Community Providers (ECPs), and nondiscrimination. The Exchange is responsible for ensuring that QHPs meet these minimum certification standards as described in the Exchange rule under 45 CFR 155 and 156, based on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), as well as other standards determined by the Exchange. Issuers can offer individual and small group market plans outside of the Exchanges that are not QHPs. Form Number: CMS–10433 (OMB control number: 0938–1187); Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: Private sector, State, Local, or Tribal Governments, Business or other forprofits; Number of Respondents: 2,925; Number of Responses: 2,925; Total Annual Hours: 71,660. (For questions regarding this collection contact Nikolas Berkobien at (301) 492–4400.) 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Prepaid Health Plan Cost Report; Use: This Cost Report outlines the provisions for implementing Section 1876 (h) and Section 1833 (a)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act. Organizations contracting with the Secretary under Section 1876 and Section 1833 of the Social Security Act provide health services on a prepayment basis to enrolled members and are required to submit adequate cost and statistical data, based on financial records, in order to be reimbursed on reasonable cost basis by CMS. These organizations include Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and Competitive Medical Plans (CMPs) under Section 1876, in addition to, Health Care Prepayment Plans (HCPPs) under Section 1833. These entities may be collectively referred to as Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). The cost and statistical data is submitted to CMS PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 within the cost report, Form CMS 276 (OMB No.0938–0165). CMS is responsible for the receipt and processing of Form CMS 276. Form CMS 276, provided by CMS as excel worksheets, covers the prescribed format for the cost reports. The cost report worksheets are designed to be of sufficient flexibility to take into account the diversity of operations, yet provide the necessary cost and statistical information to enable CMS to determine the proper amount of payment to the Plan. Cost-based MCOs must submit through HPMS an annual Budget Forecast, semi-annual interim, and final cost report to CMS, all of which are included in this collection. Additionally, HMOs/CMPs are required to submit fourth quarter interim reports annually to CMS; however, the required submission of 4th quarter interim reports is waived until further notice by CMS. Please note that HCPPs are not required to submit fourth quarter interim reports. Form Number: CMS– 276 (OMB control number: 0938–0165); Frequency: Quarterly; Affected Public: Private Sector Number of Respondents: 17; Number of Responses: 51; Total Annual Hours: 1,612. (For questions regarding this collection contact Frank Cisar at 410–786–7553). Dated: March 24, 2022. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–06591 Filed 3–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 29, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18023-18024]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-06591]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifiers: CMS-10433 and CMS-276]


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

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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 April 28, 2022.

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 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: Continuation of 
Data Collection to Support QHP Certification and other Financial 
Management and Exchange Operations; Use: As directed by the rule 
Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange 
Standards for Employers (77 FR 18310) (Exchange rule), each Exchange is 
responsible for the certification and offering of Qualified Health 
Plans (QHPs). To offer insurance through an Exchange, a health 
insurance issuer must have its health plans certified as QHPs by the 
Exchange. A QHP must meet certain necessary minimum certification 
standards, such as network adequacy, inclusion of Essential Community 
Providers (ECPs), and non-discrimination. The Exchange is responsible 
for ensuring that QHPs meet these minimum certification standards as 
described in the Exchange rule under 45 CFR 155 and 156, based on the 
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), as well as other 
standards determined by the Exchange. Issuers can offer individual and 
small group market plans outside of the Exchanges that are not QHPs. 
Form Number: CMS-10433 (OMB control number: 0938-1187); Frequency: 
Annually; Affected Public: Private sector, State, Local, or Tribal 
Governments, Business or other for-profits; Number of Respondents: 
2,925; Number of Responses: 2,925; Total Annual Hours: 71,660. (For 
questions regarding this collection contact Nikolas Berkobien at (301) 
492-4400.)
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Prepaid Health 
Plan Cost Report; Use: This Cost Report outlines the provisions for 
implementing Section 1876 (h) and Section 1833 (a)(1)(A) of the Social 
Security Act. Organizations contracting with the Secretary under 
Section 1876 and Section 1833 of the Social Security Act provide health 
services on a prepayment basis to enrolled members and are required to 
submit adequate cost and statistical data, based on financial records, 
in order to be reimbursed on reasonable cost basis by CMS. These 
organizations include Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and 
Competitive Medical Plans (CMPs) under Section 1876, in addition to, 
Health Care Prepayment Plans (HCPPs) under Section 1833. These entities 
may be collectively referred to as Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). 
The cost and statistical data is submitted to CMS within the cost 
report, Form CMS 276 (OMB No.0938-0165). CMS is responsible for the 
receipt and processing of Form CMS 276. Form CMS 276, provided by CMS 
as excel worksheets, covers the prescribed format for the cost reports.
    The cost report worksheets are designed to be of sufficient 
flexibility to take into account the diversity of operations, yet 
provide the necessary cost and statistical information to enable CMS to 
determine the proper amount of payment to the Plan. Cost-based MCOs 
must submit through HPMS an annual Budget Forecast, semi-annual 
interim, and final cost report to CMS, all of which are included in 
this collection. Additionally, HMOs/CMPs are required to submit fourth 
quarter interim reports annually to CMS; however, the required 
submission of 4th quarter interim reports is waived until further 
notice by CMS. Please note that HCPPs are not required to submit fourth 
quarter interim reports. Form Number: CMS-276 (OMB control number: 
0938-0165); Frequency: Quarterly; Affected Public: Private Sector 
Number of Respondents: 17; Number of Responses: 51; Total Annual Hours: 
1,612. (For questions regarding this collection contact Frank Cisar at 
410-786-7553).

    Dated: March 24, 2022.
William N. Parham, III,
Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and 
Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2022-06591 Filed 3-28-22; 8:45 am]
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