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

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-22527
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
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 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.
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application From the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities for Continued Approval of Its Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Accreditation Program
Document Number: 2021-22506
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This proposed notice acknowledges the receipt of an application from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for rural health clinics (RHCs) that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. The statute requires that within 60 days of receipt of an organization's complete application, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publish a notice that identifies the national accrediting body making the request, describes the nature of the request, and provides at least a 30-day public comment period.
Submission for OMB Review; National Advisory Committee (NAC) Recommendations and State Self-Assessment Survey
Document Number: 2021-22479
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting an extension to continue use of an existing information collection: The National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self-Assessment Survey (0970-0560). No changes are proposed.
Submission for OMB Review; Screening Tool for Unaccompanied Children Program Staff and Visitors
Document Number: 2021-22477
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to continue use of a coronavirus (COVID- 19) screening tool for unaccompanied children (UC) program staff and visitors at ORR care provider facilities.
Enhanced Drug Distribution Security at the Package Level Under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act; Public Meeting; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2021-22474
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing a virtual public meeting entitled ``Enhanced Drug Distribution Security at the Package Level Under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).'' This public meeting is intended to provide members of the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain and other interested stakeholders an opportunity to discuss enhanced drug distribution security requirements of the DSCSA related to system attributes necessary to enable secure tracing of product at the package level.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Support Annual Data Report and Instructions (OCSE-157)
Document Number: 2021-22457
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), is requesting approval for a 3-year extension of the Child Support Annual Data Report and Instructions (OCSE-157) with revisions. The current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval expires on March 31, 2022.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund Plan for Tribes for FY 2023-2025 (ACF-118A)
Document Number: 2021-22456
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the form ACF-118A: Child Care and Development Fund for Tribes (OMB #0970-0198, expiration 06/30/2022) for FFY 2023-2025. There are changes requested to the form to improve formatting, and clarify and streamline questions. ACF is also requesting public comment on revising the thresholds used to determine tribes with small, medium, and large allocations.