Department of Health and Human Services July 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Environmental Impact Considerations
Document Number: 2013-18410
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a collection of information entitled ``Environmental Impact Considerations'' has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ambulances Suppliers and Providers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Areas
Document Number: 2013-18394
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the imposition of a temporary moratorium on the enrollment of home health agencies in Miami-Dade and Cook counties as well as selected surrounding areas, and on the enrollment of new ambulance suppliers and providers in Harris County and surrounding counties to prevent and combat fraud, waste, and abuse.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Document Number: 2013-18383
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Office of Women's Health, located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and in collaboration with the HHS Office on Women's Health, announces the launch of the Care Counts: Educating Women and Families Challenge. Women are often at the center of healthy and resilient families; they make approximately 80 percent of all family health care decisions and are more likely to be the primary caregivers for children and elderly parents. To help make women aware of the important benefits available to them and their families through the Affordable Care Act, HHS is initiating this Challenge. The Affordable Care Act is already making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans. Starting October 1, 2013, millions of uninsured Americans will be able to find affordable health insurance that meets their needs at the new Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace). The Marketplace is a one stop shop where people can learn about health insurance, get accurate information on different plans, and make apples-to-apples comparisons of private insurance plans. For the first time, comprehensive information about benefits and quality, side-by-side with facts about price, will help each consumer make the best coverage decision. For more information about how the Marketplace will work, including important deadlines and milestones, visit HealthCare.gov (English) or CuidadoDeSalud.gov (Spanish). This Challenge will allow teams (the ``Contestants'') to create innovative, educational tools (``Tools'') to inform women consumers, particularly women living in medically underserved communities, about enrollment in new health plans, as well as key provisions of the Affordable Care Act to improve their own health and that of their families. For purposes of this Challenge, the key provision of the Affordable Care Act is coverage of 22 preventive services for women without copayment. See https://www.healthcare.gov/what-are-my-preventive-care- benefits#part=2. The Tool must refer to two or more of the 22 covered preventive services for women. The Tool must also direct consumers to HealthCare.gov (English) or CuidadoDeSalud.gov (Spanish), and the toll- free Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) call centers (1-800-318- 2596) (English and Spanish) to promote enrollment in the Marketplace. The Tool must also include the TTY/TTD call center number (1-888-871- 6594). The Tool may be designed to be used within systems of health care. For purposes of this Challenge, a system of health care is defined as the organization of people, institutions, and resources to deliver comprehensive culturally competent, quality, services to meet the health needs of the target audience. Examples include HRSA's Community Health Centers, Healthy Start programs, Ryan White Care service sites, National Health Service Corps sites, and HHS-supported Title X service sites. The Tool may also be designed to be used in community-based settings where women live, work, and purchase goods and services, such as schools, faith-based settings, recreation centers, and shopping centers. ``Tools'' are defined as print, web, or other social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Apps, and/or other innovative resources) used to educate the target audience to improve knowledge and abilities leading to action. The target audience for the Tools is adult women in the United States and its territories, particularly women living in medically underserved communities or who experience difficulty accessing health care. The Tools shall focus on communicating complex information in understandable, culturally competent, and relevant ways. Reading level, common language, and health literacy of the target audiences should be considered in development of the Tools. Contestants must also submit a Promotion/Outreach Plan for the tools. The Promotion/Outreach Plan shall: (1) Be no more than two pages in length; (2) demonstrate the Contestants' understanding of the target audience; and (3) demonstrate how they will use the Tools to reach the target audience.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2013-18381
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (``the Program''), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18378
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
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: ``Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Program: Qualitative Data Collection.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18366
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
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: ``Collection of Information for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture Comparative Database.'' 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 May 16th, 2013 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.
Trial Designs and Endpoints for Liver Disease Secondary to Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis; Public Workshop
Document Number: 2013-18352
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research in cosponsorship with the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) is announcing a 2-day public workshop entitled ``Trial Designs and Endpoints for Liver Disease Secondary to Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).'' There are no approved treatments for NAFLD and its complications of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. This workshop will provide a forum to discuss trial design, including endpoints for clinical trials in NAFLD, to promote efficient drug development in this area and thus improved treatments for patients. Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on September 5 and 6, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: The meeting will be held at the FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Building 31 Conference Center, in the Great Room (room 1503), Silver Spring, MD 20993. Entrance for the public meeting participants (non-FDA employees) is through Building 1 where routine security check procedures will be performed. For parking and security information, please refer to http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/ WorkingatFDA/BuildingsandFacilities/WhiteOakCampusInformation / ucm241740.htm. Contact Person: Anissa Davis, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-796-5016, FAX: 301-796-9904, email: Anissa.Davis@fda.hhs.gov. Registration: There is no fee to attend the public workshop, but attendees must register online at http://www.aasld.org/ additionalmeetings/Pages/aasldfdanash.aspx before September 1, 2013. (FDA has verified this Web site address but is not responsible for subsequent changes to the Web site after this document publishes in the Federal Register.) Space is limited, and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Those without Internet access should contact Anissa Davis (see Contact Person) to register. Onsite registration will not be available. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Anissa Davis (see Contact Person) at least 7 days in advance. Transcripts: Please be advised that as soon as a transcript is available, it will be accessible at http://www.regulations.gov. It may be viewed at the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD. A transcript will also be available in either hardcopy or on CD-ROM, after submission of a Freedom of Information request. Written requests are to be sent to the Division of Freedom of Information (ELEM-1029), Food and Drug Administration, 12420 Parklawn Dr., Element Bldg., Rockville, MD 20857.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Medical Devices Current Good Manufacturing Practice Quality System Regulation
Document Number: 2013-18351
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on recordkeeping requirements related to the medical devices current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) quality system (QS) regulation (CGMP/QS regulation).
Government-Owned Inventions; Availability for Licensing
Document Number: 2013-18329
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The inventions listed below are owned by an agency of the U.S. Government and are available for licensing in the U.S. in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR Part 404 to achieve expeditious commercialization of results of federally-funded research and development. Foreign patent applications are filed on selected inventions to extend market coverage for companies and may also be available for licensing.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2013-18328
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18327
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18326
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2013-18325
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Public Meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Document Number: 2013-18157
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues will conduct its fourteenth meeting on August 19-20, 2013. At this meeting, the Bioethics Commission will continue to discuss the ethical implications of incidental findings. The Bioethics Commission will also discuss the BRAIN Initiative and ongoing work in neuroscience.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18310
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18308
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Guidance for Industry: Safety Labeling Changes-Implementation of Section 505(o)(4) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; Availability
Document Number: 2013-18236
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled ``Safety Labeling ChangesImplementation of Section 505(o)(4) of the FD&C Act.'' The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA) added new provisions to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) authorizing FDA to require certain drug and biological product application holders to make safety-related labeling changes based upon new safety information that becomes available after the drug or biological product is approved under the FD&C Act or the Public Health Service Act (the PHS Act). This final guidance provides information on the implementation of section 505(o)(4) of the FD&C Act, including a description of the types of safety labeling changes that ordinarily might be required under this section; how FDA plans to determine what constitutes new safety information; the procedures involved in requiring safety labeling changes; and enforcement of the requirements for safety labeling changes.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Guidance on Reagents for Detection of Specific Novel Influenza A Viruses
Document Number: 2013-18227
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a collection of information entitled ``Guidance on Reagents for Detection of Specific Novel Influenza A Viruses'' has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Strategic Plan Request for Comments
Document Number: 2013-18214
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
NIDCR is developing a new strategic plan to guide the Institute's research efforts and priorities over the next six years (2014-2019). The purpose of this time-sensitive Request for Information (RFI) is to seek input from a broad range of stakeholders about prospective activities, areas of research emphasis, future research approaches, needs, and opportunities.
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18203
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18202
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18201
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18200
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18162
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Center for Mental Health Services; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18113
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18105
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) National Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18104
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Advisory Committee for Women's Services; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18103
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18102
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Advisory Councils; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18101
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Request for Information: The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Toxicology Program Requests the Nomination and Prioritization of Environmentally Responsive Genes for Use in Screening Large Numbers of Substances Using Toxicogenomic Technologies
Document Number: 2013-18058
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)/National Toxicology Program (NTP) is interested in the identification and prioritization of a comprehensive list of environmentally responsive genes that might be targets for screening cells or tissues obtained from humans, rats, mice, zebrafish, and Caenorhabditis elegans against large numbers of substances. The goal is to generate a minimum list of 1000 genes for each species that would provide the maximal toxicogenomic information on (1) effects that reflect general cellular responses, independent of cell type or species, and (2) gene expression changes that are specific by organ and/or cell type. The NIEHS/NTP also seeks recommendations on criteria to use for prioritizing the genes in order to identify those potentially most useful in a screening paradigm. Such a list of environmentally responsive genes may be useful also in biomarker development and basic research efforts.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18055
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18054
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review ;Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18053
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies to Conduct Food Safety Audits and to Issue Certifications
Document Number: 2013-17994
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending its regulations to provide for accreditation of third-party auditors/ certification bodies to conduct food safety audits of foreign food entities, including registered foreign food facilities, and to issue food and facility certifications, under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Use of accredited third-party auditors/ certification bodies and food and facility certifications will help FDA prevent potentially harmful food from reaching U.S. consumers and thereby improve the safety of the U.S. food supply. FDA also expects that these regulations will increase efficiency by reducing the number of redundant food safety audits.
Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals
Document Number: 2013-17993
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to adopt regulations on foreign supplier verification programs (FSVPs) for importers of food for humans and animals. The proposed regulations would require importers to help ensure that food imported into the United States is produced in compliance with processes and procedures, including reasonably appropriate risk-based preventive controls, that provide the same level of public health protection as those required under the hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls and standards for produce safety sections of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), is not adulterated, and is not misbranded with respect to food allergen labeling. We are proposing these regulations in accordance with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The proposed regulations would help ensure that imported food is produced in a manner consistent with U.S. standards.
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Initial Approval of Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality's (CIHQ's) Hospital Accreditation Program
Document Number: 2013-18014
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This final notice announces our decision to approve the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) as a national accrediting organization for hospitals that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18004
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
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 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 any of the following subjects: (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-17985
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
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 (the 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 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-17971
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances-April Through June 2013
Document Number: 2013-17967
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This quarterly notice lists CMS manual instructions, substantive and interpretive regulations, and other Federal Register notices that were published from April through June 2013, relating to the Medicare and Medicaid programs and other programs administered by CMS.
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); Final Allotments to States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories and Commonwealths for Fiscal Year 2013
Document Number: 2013-17966
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice sets forth the final allotments of federal funding available to each State, the District of Columbia, and each U.S. Territory and Commonwealth for fiscal year 2013. Title XXI of the Social Security Act (the Act) authorizes payment of federal matching funds to States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Territories and Commonwealths to initiate and expand health insurance coverage to uninsured, low-income children under the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The fiscal year allotments contained in this notice were determined in accordance with the funding provisions and final regulations published in the February 17, 2011 Federal Register (76 FR 9233).
Medicaid Program; Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments and Institutions for Mental Diseases Disproportionate Share Hospital Limits for FY 2012, and Preliminary FY 2013 Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotments and Limits
Document Number: 2013-17965
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the final federal share disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments for federal fiscal year (FY) 2012 and the preliminary federal share DSH allotments for FY 2013. This notice also announces the final FY 2012 and the preliminary FY 2013 limits on aggregate DSH payments that states may make to institutions for mental diseases (IMDs) and other mental health facilities. This notice also includes background information describing the methodology for determining the amounts of states' FY DSH allotments and IMD DSH limits.
Medicaid Program; State Allotments for Payment of Medicare Part B Premiums for Qualifying Individuals (QIs): Federal Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013
Document Number: 2013-17962
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice sets forth the States' final allotments available to pay the Medicare Part B premiums for Qualifying Individuals (QIs) for the Federal fiscal year (FY) 2012 and the preliminary QI allotments for FY 2013. The amounts of these QI allotments were determined in accordance with the methodology set forth in regulations and reflect funding for the QI program made available under recent legislation.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2013-17957
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Clinical and Preventive Services National HIV Program: Enhanced HIV/AIDS Screening and Engagement in Care
Document Number: 2013-17929
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-17920
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR is for extending the use of the approved information collection assigned OMB control number 0990-0360, which expires on September 30, 2013. Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, Office of the Secretary seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
National Toxicology Program Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods; Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2013-17919
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
This notice announces a meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods (SACATM). SACATM advises the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM), the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM), and the Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and NTP regarding statutorily mandated duties of ICCVAM and activities of NICEATM. Information about the meeting and registration are available at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/32822.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-17918
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health