Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office at (301) 443-1984.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email email@example.com or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1984. HRSA especially requests comments on: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Announcement of the Award of an Urgent Single-Source Grant to the Center for Survivors of Torture in Dallas, TX
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announces the award of an urgent single- source grant in the amount of $250,000 to the Center for Survivors of Torture (CST) in Dallas, TX to ensure incoming refugee populations in Texas have access to mental health services.
Ninety-Day Waiting Period Limitation and Technical Amendments to Certain Health Coverage Requirements Under the Affordable Care Act
These proposed rules implement the 90-day waiting period limitation under section 2708 of the Public Health Service Act, as added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act), as amended, and incorporated into the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. They also propose amendments to regulations to conform to Affordable Care Act provisions already in effect as well as those that will become effective beginning 2014. The proposed conforming amendments make changes to existing requirements such as preexisting condition limitations and other portability provisions added by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and implementing regulations because they have become moot or need amendment due to new market reform protections under the Affordable Care Act.
Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Funding Opportunity Announcement, Initial Review
This document corrects a notice that was published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2013 (78 FR 13677). The meeting announcement and matters to be discussed should read as follows: The meeting announced below concerns Indoor Environment of Low- Income Renovated Multifamily Housing in the Western Region of the United States (U01), FOA EH13-001, initial review. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the initial review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ``Indoor Environment of Low-Income Renovated Multifamily Housing in the Western Region of the United States (U01), FOA EH13-001''.
Medical Devices; Availability of Safety and Effectiveness Summaries for Premarket Approval Applications
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is publishing a list of premarket approval applications (PMAs) that have been approved. This list is intended to inform the public of the availability of safety and effectiveness summaries of approved PMAs through the Internet and the Agency's Division of Dockets Management.
Rural Health Information Technology Network Development Grant
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is issuing a non-competitive replacement award under the Rural Health Information Technology Network Development Grant (RHITND) to Grace Community Health Center in order to continue the effective use of grant funds to achieve the original goals of the project. Grace Community Health Center is familiar with the project activities and will continue to follow the goals and objectives outlined in the grant. The project director will remain the same, and Grace Community Health Center has the facilities and resources necessary to support successful performance of the project.