Department of Health and Human Services May 18, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2017-10090
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
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 collection project titled ``Who's at Risk: From Hazards to CommunitiesAn Approach for Operationalizing CDC Guidelines to Determine Risks, and Define, Locate and Reach At-Risk Populations in Public Health Emergencies.'' The data collection will include invitations to subject matter experts for public health and medical emergency planning. The data collection efforts will include a focus group format and also investigate at-risk population needs through an anonymous survey.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-10085
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
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.
Common Formats for Reporting on Health Care Quality and Patient Safety
Document Number: 2017-10068
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
As authorized by the Secretary of HHS, AHRQ coordinates the development of sets of common definitions and reporting formats (Common Formats) for reporting on health care quality and patient safety. The purpose of this notice is to announce the release of the Common Formats for Event ReportingHospital Version 2.0.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Noninvasive, Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain
Document Number: 2017-10067
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review of Noninvasive, Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-10066
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
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: ``TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Online Master Trainer Course.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-10065
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
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: ``The AHRQ Safety Program for Enhancing Surgical Care and Recovery.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Services Report, OMB No. 0915-0151-Extension
Document Number: 2017-10061
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: Assessing Client Factors Associated With Detectable HIV Viral Loads and Models of Care and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
Document Number: 2017-10060
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Information Collection Effort for Potential Donors for Living Organ Donation-New
Document Number: 2017-10040
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses”; Further Delayed Effective Date; Request for Comments; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-10036
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
In the Federal Register of January 9, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued a final rule entitled ``Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding `Intended Uses' '' (Final Rule). On March 20, 2017, FDA published a document in the Federal Register (Final Rule Extension) to delay the effective date of the Final Rule until March 19, 2018, and requested comments on particular issues raised in a petition for reconsideration and stay of action of the Final Rule. The petition for reconsideration raised questions about the amendments to the regulations regarding ``intended uses'' that are set forth in the Final Rule. In the Final Rule Extension FDA also requested comments regarding any aspect of the Final Rule, or with respect to issues relating to ``intended uses'' generally, and on whether the delay in the effective date should be modified or revoked. FDA is now issuing this document to extend the comment period. The Agency is taking this action in response to requests for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-10021
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-10020
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-10019
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Mental Health Services, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-10015
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration