Department of Health and Human Services January 20, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00994
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
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 Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-00955
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-00940
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the proposed revision of the information collection entitled ``Division of Community Health (DCH) Training and Technical Assistance: Needs Assessment and Satisfaction Surveys''.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-00939
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the information collection project entitled ``Colorectal Cancer Control Program CRCCP) Monitoring Activities''. CDC is requesting a reinstatement with change of OMB No. 0920-1074 to include a redesigned survey and a new clinic- level data collection.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-00938
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a state-level survey of health risk behaviors and chronic health conditions. Survey questions are updated each year. The information collection is being revised to incorporate an annual field test of proposed changes prior to their implementation on a broad scale.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-00937
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the revision of the ``Asthma Information Reporting System (AIRS)'' information collection plan. The purpose of AIRS is to collect performance measure and surveillance data spreadsheets designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of state asthma programs and to monitor the impact of the state and national programs.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-00936
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the proposed information collect project entitled ``The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Surveillance System''.
National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00908
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00889
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Announcement of the Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to BCFS Health and Human Services in San Antonio, TX
Document Number: 2016-00886
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), announces the award of a single-source program expansion supplement grant for $12,860,855 to BCFS Health and Human Services (BCFS) in San Antonio, TX, under the Unaccompanied Children's (UC) Program to support a program expansion supplement. The expansion supplement grant will support the need to increase shelter capacity to accommodate the increasing numbers of UCs being referred by DHS. BCFS has a network of trained, qualified emergency staff able to bring on board and operate emergency beds in short timeframe. BCFS provides residential services to UC in the care and custody of ORR, as well as services to include counseling, case management, and additional support services to the family or to the UC and their sponsor when a UC is released from ORR's care and custody.
Federal Awarding Agency Regulatory Implementation of Office of Management and Budget's Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2015-32101
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This document contains technical amendments to HHS regulations regarding Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. The regulatory content is being amended to add information that was erroneously omitted, to include updated cross-references within HHS' regulations, and to make grammatical corrections.