Department of Health and Human Services October 26, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information and Notice of Listening Session on Efforts To Advance Health Equity Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Populations
Document Number: 2021-23200
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) seeks input from Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) communities, NHPI-serving organizations, and other interested parties regarding efforts of the new Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (Center). The Center is tasked with supporting education, service and policy development, and research related to advancing sustainable solutions, to address health disparities and advance health equity among NHPI and American Indian/ Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. This is NOT a solicitation for proposals or proposal abstracts. Please Note: This RFI and notice of a listening session is for planning purposes only. It is not a notice for a proposal and does not commit the federal government to issue a solicitation, make an award, or pay any costs associated with responding to this announcement. All submitted information shall remain with the federal government and will not be returned. All responses will become part of the public record and will not be held confidential. The federal government reserves the right to use the information provided by respondents for purposes deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Respondents are advised that the federal government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents concerning any information submitted. Responses will not be accepted after the due date.
Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23334
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
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 Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-23318
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Development and Commercialization of CRISPR-Engineered T Cell Therapies for the Treatment of Cancer
Document Number: 2021-23289
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Cancer Institute, an institute of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, is contemplating the grant of an Exclusive Patent License to practice the inventions embodied in the Patents and Patent Applications listed in the Supplementary Information section of this Notice to Neogene Therapeutics, Inc. (``Neogene''), headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-23284
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
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.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment: Office of Community Services Data Collection for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program Reports (New Collection)
Document Number: 2021-23271
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and inviting public comment on the proposed collection. The proposed forms are necessary to provide data to the Administration and Congress in its oversight of recipients' performance in administering the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) program. The information collection is essential to the mission of the agency for this emergency assistance effort and the use of normal clearance procedures is reasonably likely to disrupt and prevent the collection of information.