Tobacco Product Manufacturing Practice; Establishment of a Public Docket
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is establishing a public docket to obtain input on recommendations for regulations on good manufacturing practice for tobacco products that were submitted to FDA by a group of 13 tobacco companies (tobacco companies' recommendations). FDA is establishing this docket to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to comment on the tobacco companies' recommendations and to share information that will improve FDA's understanding of the tobacco industry and its manufacturing operations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Requirements for Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities; Notice of Facility Closure
This rule adopts, with technical changes, the interim rule that published February 18, 2011. That interim rule revised the requirements that a long-term care (LTC) facility must meet in order to qualify to participate as a skilled nursing facility (SNF) in the Medicare program, or a nursing facility (NF) in the Medicaid program. The requirements implemented section 6113 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that, among other things, in the case of an LTC facility closure, individuals serving as administrators of a SNF or NF provide written notification of the impending closure and a plan for the relocation of residents at least 60 days prior to the impending closure or, if the Secretary terminates the facility's participation in Medicare or Medicaid, not later than the date the Secretary determines appropriate.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Division of Acquisition; Public Availability of the Department of Health and Human Services FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory; Correction
This document makes changes to the notice published in the February 28, 2013 Federal Register entitled ``Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Division of Acquisition; Public Availability of the Department of Health and Human Services FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory.'' The following should be changed: The notice provided an incorrect URL address: http://www.hhs.gov/grants/ servicecontractsfy11.html. The correct URL address is as follows: http://www.hhs.gov/grants/servicecontracts/index.html. The FY 2011 needs to be changed to FY 2012 in the TITLE, ACTION, and SUMMARY sections. This document makes these technical corrections.