Department of Health and Human Services August 12, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-19046
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) will hold a meeting September 9-10, 2014. The meeting is open to the public. However, pre-registration is required for both public attendance and public comment. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should register at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac. Participants may also register by emailing nvpo@hhs.gov or by calling 202-690-5566 to provide your name, organization, and email address.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2014-19027
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice extends the comment period for a 60-day notice request for proposed information collection request associated with the notice [Document Identifier: CMS- 10305] entitled ``Medicare Part C and Part D Data Validation'' that was published in the June 13, 2014 (79 FR 33927) Federal Register. The comment period for the information collection request, which would have ended on August 12, 2014, is extended to August 26, 2014.
Declaration Regarding Emergency Use of In Vitro Diagnostics for Detection of Ebola Virus
Document Number: 2014-19026
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) is issuing this notice pursuant to section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb-3. On September 22, 2006, then Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, determined pursuant to section 319F-2 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 247d-6b, that the Ebola virus presents a material threat against the United States population sufficient to affect national security. On the basis of this determination, on August 4, 2014 the Secretary declared that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection of Ebola virus pursuant to section 564 of the FD&C Act, subject to the terms of any authorization issued under that section.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Food Allergen Labeling and Reporting
Document Number: 2014-19004
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on our proposed collection of certain information. 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 and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice invites comments on the information collection provisions of the labeling requirements for major food allergens in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) and the information collection provisions of the draft guidance entitled, ``Draft Guidance for Industry: Food Allergen Labeling Exemption Petitions and Notifications.''
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18997
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2014-18996
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18995
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18993
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18992
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2014-18991
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18990
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18989
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of General Medical Sciences; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18988
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences; Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2014-18987
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-18986
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2014-18985
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2014-18984
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-18972
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
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 AHRQ Healthcare Horizon Scanning System.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104- 13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to Food for Human Consumption; Vitamin D3
Document Number: 2014-18969
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is amending the food additive regulations to provide for the safe use of vitamin D3 as a nutrient supplement in meal replacement beverages that are not intended for special dietary use in reducing or maintaining body weight and for use in foods that are sole sources of nutrition for enteral feedings. We are taking this action in response to a petition filed by Abbott Laboratories (Abbott).