Department of Health and Human Services March 14, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-05006
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-05005
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-05004
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
60-Day Notice Template for Request for Generic Clearance for the Collection of Routine Customer Feedback on HHS Communications
Document Number: 2017-04989
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services, The Office of the Secretary (OS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
Joint Meeting of the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-04983
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. The general function of the committees is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues. At least one portion of the meeting will be closed to the public. FDA is establishing a docket for public comment on this document.
Enhancing Patient Engagement Efforts Across the Food and Drug Administration; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-04982
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is establishing a public docket to solicit input on ongoing efforts to enhance mechanisms for patient engagement at the Agency. Engaging with patients, their caregivers, and advocates has long been a priority of the Agency. In this tradition, FDA intends to enhance future patient engagement by providing a more transparent, accessible, and robust experience for patient communities. To achieve these goals, FDA is considering establishing a new Office of Patient Affairs. This concept was directly informed by the public feedback solicited through the prior public docket regarding FDA's stakeholder engagement responsibilities outlined by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA). The purpose of this notice is to outline FDA's proposal for the future of patient engagement at the Agency so that the perspectives of patient communities can be better captured.
Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012; Regulatory Science Initiatives; Public Workshop; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-04981
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency, or we) is announcing the following public workshop entitled ``Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012; Regulatory Science Initiatives.'' The topics to be discussed will provide an overview of the current status of regulatory science initiatives for generic drugs and an opportunity for public input on research priorities in this area. FDA is seeking this input from a variety of stakeholdersindustry, academia, patient advocates, professional societies, and other interested partiesas it fulfills its commitment under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA) to develop an annual list of regulatory science initiatives specific to generic drugs. FDA will take the information it obtains from the public workshop into account in developing the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Regulatory Science Plan.
National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps
Document Number: 2017-04975
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled for National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC). This meeting will be open to the public.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Survey of Engineered Nanomaterial Occupational Safety and Health Practices; Extension of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-04942
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
On February 10, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a notice in the Federal Register requesting public comment on the proposed information collection entitled ``Survey of Engineered Nanomaterial Occupational Safety and Health Practices''. Written and electronic comments were to be received on or before April 11, 2017. Because of an improper docket opening, CDC is extending the comment period to allow the public a full 60 days to provide comment on this docket. In consideration of this public access issue, HHS/CDC is extending the comment period to May 12, 2017.
Medical Devices; Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices; Classification of the High Throughput Genomic Sequence Analyzer for Clinical Use
Document Number: 2017-04941
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is classifying the high throughput genomic sequence analyzer for clinical use into class II (special controls). The special controls that will apply to the device are identified in this order and will be part of the codified language for the classification of the high throughput genomic sequence analyzer for clinical use device. The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device.
Medical Devices; Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices; Classification of the Continuous Glucose Monitor Secondary Display
Document Number: 2017-04940
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is classifying the continuous glucose monitor secondary display into class II (special controls). The special controls that will apply to the device are identified in this order and will be part of the codified language for the continuous glucose monitor secondary display's classification. The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device.
Medical Devices; Neurological Devices, Classification of the Vibratory Counter-Stimulation Device
Document Number: 2017-04939
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is classifying the vibratory counter-stimulation device into class II (special controls). The special controls that will apply to the device are identified in this order and will be part of the codified language for the vibratory counter-stimulation device's classification. The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device.
Medical Devices; Exemptions From Premarket Notification: Class II Devices; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-04938
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) has identified a list of class II devices that, when finalized, will be exempt from premarket notification requirements, subject to certain limitations. FDA is publishing this notice of that determination and requesting public comment in accordance with procedures established by the 21st Century Cures Act. This notice does not represent FDA's final determination with respect to the class II devices included in this document. FDA will review any comments submitted within the 60-day comment period and will consider whether the list of class II devices should be modified prior to publication of its final determination in the Federal Register.
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-04918
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-04917
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-04916
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-04915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-04914
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-04913
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health