Department of Health and Human Services March 21, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-05692
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-21
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This interim final rule with comment period (IFC) further delays the effective date of the final rule entitled ``Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model'' published in the January 3, 2017 Federal Register (82 FR 180) from March 21, 2017 until May 20, 2017. This IFC also delays the applicability date of the regulations at 42 CFR part 512 from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017 and effective date of the specific CJR regulations itemized in the DATES section from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017. We seek comment on the appropriateness of this delay, as well as a further applicability date delay until January 1, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-05555
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
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: The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; the accuracy of the estimated burden; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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: 2017-05541
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
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 the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and 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: 2017-05535
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
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 the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Notice of Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-05492
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee (DMICC) will hold a meeting on April 26-27, 2017. The topic for this meeting will be ``Opportunities for Research Supported by the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research.'' The meeting is open to the public. Non-federal individuals planning to attend the workshop should register by email to Charlemae Clarke, The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. (cclarke@scgcorp.com; please put ``Registration DMICC T1D Meeting'' in the subject line) at least 7 days prior to the workshop.
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-05487
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shrive National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Notice of Committee Establishment
Document Number: 2017-05486
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Annual Reporting for Custom Device Exemption
Document Number: 2017-05349
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-21
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 information collection associated with the annual reporting for custom devices.