Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality June 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Common Formats for Patient Safety Data Collection
Document Number: 2019-13661
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
As authorized by the Secretary of HHS, AHRQ coordinates the development of common definitions and reporting formats (Common Formats or formats) for reporting on health care quality and patient safety. The purpose of this notice is to announce the availability of Common Formats for SurveillanceHospital Version 0.3 Beta for public review and comment.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on End-Stage Renal Disease in the Medicare Population
Document Number: 2019-12650
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-20
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on End-stage Renal Disease in the Medicare Population, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12636
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-17
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ is re-issuing this Request for Information to extend the date for receipt of comments. AHRQ invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) to inform potential revisions to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Health Plan Survey 5.0. The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS[supreg]) Health Plan Survey 5.0 is one of the CAHPS family of surveys that assess patients' experiences with health care providers, in different settings, and with health plans. The CAHPS surveys cover topics that are important to patients and that they are best able to assess, such as the communication with providers and access to health care services. This RFI requests public comment regarding (1) the relevance and validity of the questions on CAHPS Health Plan Survey 5.0 (the Survey), and (2) any user concerns about revisions to the Survey.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12606
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
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 ``Systematic Review Data Repository.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality: Request for Nominations for Members
Document Number: 2019-12323
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (the Council) is to advise the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with respect to activities proposed or undertaken to carry out AHRQ's statutory mission. AHRQ produces evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. Seven current members' terms will expire in November 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12312
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-11
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: ``Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture Comparative Database.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 19, 2019, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12306
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-11
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: ``The AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 1, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-11949
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-07
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 Submission Form for Supplemental Evidence and Data for Systematic Reviews for the Evidence-based Practice Center Program.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 1, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.