Department of Health and Human Services July 15, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2021-15073
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse Handbook of Standards and Procedures
Document Number: 2021-15065
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), established the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse (hereafter, the Clearinghouse; https://preventionservices.abtsites.com). This Federal Register Notice (FRN) seeks comments by August 16, 2021 on the Clearinghouse's Handbook of Standards and Procedures, Version 1.0. Responses to this FRN will inform potential updates and clarifications to existing standards and procedures. Readers are referred to the full version of the Handbook of Standards and Procedures, Version 1.0 on the Clearinghouse website (https://preventionservices.abtsites.com/review-process). Specifically, feedback is invited on each of the steps and operational procedures of the Prevention Services Clearinghouse systematic review process.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Public Comment Request; State Developmental Disabilities Council-Annual Program Performance Report (PPR) (OMB Control Number 0985-0033)
Document Number: 2021-15025
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Community Living is announcing that the proposed collection of information listed above has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance as required under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This 30-Day notice collects comments on the information collection requirements related to the information collection requirements for the current PPR data collection necessary to determine grantee compliance with Part B of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act).
Intent To Award One Single-Source Supplement for Current Senior Medicare Patrol National Resource Center (SMPNRC) Grantee
Document Number: 2021-15023
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the intent to award one administrative supplement in the form of cooperative agreement to existing SMP National Resource Center (SMPNRC) grantee to support the expansion and enhancement of virtual capacity for the SMP program. This effort will benefit the SMPNRC, and the 54 SMP project grantees which are located in each state, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The purpose of the existing SMPNRC grantee's work is to support SMP projects nationally in empowering and assisting Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel and congregation limitations and public health concerns, it has been identified that focus on expansion of virtual capacity is crucial at this time. The administrative supplement to the SMNPRC for FY 2021 will be distributed according to identified need and will total $405,312.
Intent To Award 54 Single-Source Supplements for Current Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) State Grantees
Document Number: 2021-15022
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the intent to award 54 administrative supplements in the form of cooperative agreements to existing SMP project grantees to support the expansion and enhancement of virtual capacity of the program. This effort will benefit the SMP programs in each state, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The purpose of existing grantees' work is to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education with an emphasis on reaching Medicare beneficiaries with limited income and those residing in rural areas. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel and congregation limitations and public health concerns, it has been identified that focus on expansion of virtual capacity is crucial at this time. The administrative supplements for FY 2021 will be distributed at a flat rate of $18,000 to each of the existing 54 state grantees, bringing the total for the supplement awards to $972,000.