Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
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.
Call for Participation for Computational Photography Project for Pill Identification (C3PI)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) invites pharmaceutical manufacturers, re-packagers, wholesalers, and retail and institutional pharmacies to submit prescription drug products for imaging as part of its Computational Photography Project for Pill Identification (C3PI). The NLM is developing the C3PI oral solid dosage formulations (OSDFs) collection as part of an initiative to build a reliable and high- quality image catalog of all OSDF prescription products marketed in the United States. Such a resource can support a number of public safety initiatives, such as in poison control, emergency response, and reduction of medication errors.
Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request, Process Assessment Review of the Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (DAIDS) Critical Events, Policy Implementation (CEPI) Program (NIAID)
Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health, has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 9, 2013, page 19633 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. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health, may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Direct Comments to OMB: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs, OIRAsubmission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-6974, Attention: NIH Desk Officer. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of the date of this publication.