Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality June 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2012-15795
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, this notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-15615
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Online Application Order Form for Products from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Patient Safety Organizations: Delisting for Cause for Medical Informatics
Document Number: 2012-15612
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ has delisted Medical Informatics as a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) due to its failure to correct a deficiency. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) authorizes the listing of PSOs, which are entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity is to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery. HHS issued the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) to implement the Patient Safety Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule relating to the listing and operation of PSOs.
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2012-15611
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-14980
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-20
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Synthesis of AHRQ-Funded HAI Projects.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 6th, 2012 and allowed 60 days for public comment. No substantive comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2012-13772
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-18
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-14206
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Adapting Best Practices for Medicaid Readmissions.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 28th, 2012 and allowed 60 days for public comment. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2012-13773
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-08
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2012-13771
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-08
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
Patient Safety Organizations: Expired Listing for The American Cancer Biorepository, Inc. d/b/a American Collaborative Biorepository or “ACB”
Document Number: 2012-13307
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ has delisted The American Cancer Biorepository, Inc. d/b/ a American Collaborative Biorepository or ``ACB'' as a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) due to its failure to seek continued listing. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) authorizes the listing of PSOs, which are entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity is to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery. HHS issued the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) to implement the Patient Safety Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule relating to the listing and operation of PSOs.
AHRQ Workgroups on ICD-10-CM/PCS Conversion of Quality Indicators (QIs)
Document Number: 2012-13306
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking nominations for members of approximately 10 multidisciplinary workgroups, to be convened by AHRQ's contractor, on ICD-10-CM/PCS conversion of the AHRQ Quality Indicators (QIs).