Health Resources and Services Administration October 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice
Document Number: 2019-23728
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) has scheduled public meetings for the 2020 calendar year (CY). Information about NACNEP, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the NACNEP website at https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/nursing/index.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program Specific Data Forms, OMB Control No. 0915-0374-Revision
Document Number: 2019-23564
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-29
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 have been provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Notice of a Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)-Initiated Supplemental Award to the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) for the Supporting State Maternal and Child Health Policy Innovation Program (MCH PIP)
Document Number: 2019-22993
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA announces the award of a supplement of $74,841 for the Supporting State MCH PIP for the period of May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020. The supplement will allow the current recipient to investigate and evaluate opportunities for strengthening collaboration and coordination among federal, state, community, and other stakeholders to effectively leverage Medicaid for evidence-based home visiting and related maternal and child health services.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2019-22989
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of HHS is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Notice To Announce Project Period Extensions With Funding for Health Center Program Award Recipients in Pago Pago, American Samoa; Bishop, California; Baltimore, Maryland; and Worcester, Massachusetts
Document Number: 2019-22984
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Additional grant funds were provided to four Health Center Program award recipients with project periods ending in fiscal year (FY) 2019 to extend their project periods by up to four months to ensure the ongoing delivery of services until a new award could be made.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Training and Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry
Document Number: 2019-22650
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Advisory Committee on Training and Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) will hold public meetings for the 2020 calendar year (CY). Information about ACTPCMD, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the ACTPCMD website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/primarycare-dentist/ index.html.
Meeting of the Council on Graduate Medical Education
Document Number: 2019-22649
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME or Council) will hold public meetings for the 2020 calendar year (CY). Information about COGME, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the COGME website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory- committees/graduate-medical-edu/index.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Program and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Screening and Treatment for Maternal Depression and Related Behavioral Disorders Program, OMB No. 0906-xxxx, New
Document Number: 2019-22636
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, 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.
Notice of Single Source Award to the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Technical Assistance
Document Number: 2019-22434
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The Rural Communities Opioid Response ProgramTechnical Assistance (RCORP-TA), program supports rural consortiums and opioid recipients that provide treatment for and prevention of substance use disorder with a focus on opioid use disorder. The TA efforts will enhance the organizational and infrastructural capacity of multi-sector consortiums at the community, county, state, and/or regional levels. The overall goal is the reduction of morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses in high-risk rural communities. The RCORP-TA award recipient provides resources and expertise in support of the execution of the following focus areas: (1) Preventionreducing the occurrence of opioid use disorder (OUD) among new and at-risk users as well as fatal opioid-related overdoses through community and provider education and harm reduction measures including the strategic placement of overdose reversing devices, such as naloxone; (2) treatment implementing or expanding access to evidence-based practices for opioid addiction/OUD treatment such as medication-assisted treatment, including developing strategies to eliminate or reduce treatment costs to uninsured and underinsured patients; and (3) recoveryexpanding peer recovery and treatment options to help people start and stay in recovery. The RCORP-TA initiative is part of a multi-year, opioid focused effort by HRSA that will include: Improving access to and recruitment of new substance use disorder providers; building sustainable treatment resources; increasing the use of telehealth; establishing cross-sector community partnerships; implementing new models of care, including integrated behavioral health; and providing technical assistance.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Triannual Module, OMB No. 0906-xxxx-New.
Document Number: 2019-22395
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Core Medical Services Waiver Application Requirements
Document Number: 2019-22274
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
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: Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program; Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program, OMB No. 0915-0140-Revision
Document Number: 2019-22166
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-10
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Public Comment Request; Hospital Campaign for Organ Donation Scorecard, OMB No. 0915-0373, Revision
Document Number: 2019-22163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA 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: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Compilation of Best Practice Strategies and Interventions, OMB No. 0906-xxxx-NEW
Document Number: 2019-22162
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with of 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.
Notice of Single Source Award to the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center
Document Number: 2019-21904
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In FY 2019, HRSA provided $788,000 in additional funding to The University of Iowa for the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center and extended the project period for 12 months.
Proposed Changes to the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program
Document Number: 2019-21903
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
On May 22, 2019, HRSA published a 30-day notice in the Federal Register soliciting feedback on a range of issues pertaining to the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Program to assist the agency in updating certain SDS policies. HRSA requested feedback on adjusting funding allocations to respond to projected workforce shortages, transitioning data collection from 1 year of data to a 3- year average to demonstrate eligibility, and increasing the maximum scholarship award from $30,000 to $40,000. As a result of HRSA's comprehensive review of existing policies, and taking into consideration the comments received, HRSA is issuing this final notice.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community Based Linkages
Document Number: 2019-21797
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community Based Linkages (ACICBL) will hold public meetings for the 2020 calendar year (CY). Information about ACICBL, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the ACICBL website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/interdisciplinary-co mmunity- linkages/index.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP), OMB No. 0915-0301-Revision
Document Number: 2019-21684
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-04
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment Program, OMB No. 0915-0247, Revision
Document Number: 2019-21680
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with of 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.
Charter Renewal for the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality
Document Number: 2019-21439
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, HHS is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (ACIM or the Committee) has been renewed.