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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07709
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Interinstitutional Agreement-Institution Lead: Graphene Oxide-Polycarbonate Track-Etched Nanosieve Platform for Sensitive Detection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Envelope Glycoprotein
Document Number: 2020-07707
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
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 Indian Patent Applications listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice to Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU) located in Hisar, India.
Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: AAV Mediated Exendin-4 Gene Transfer to Salivary Glands To Protect Subjects From Diabetes or Obesity
Document Number: 2020-07706
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease and National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, institutes of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, are contemplating the grant of an Exclusive Patent License to practice the inventions embodied in the United States, European and Canadian Applications listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice to Kriya Therapeutics, Inc., located in Palo Alto, California, USA.
Developing a Workplace Supported Recovery Program: A Strategy for Assisting Workers and Employers With the Nation's Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Epidemics; Request for Information; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-07683
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
On February 26, 2020, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), within the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opened a docket to obtain public input on a NIOSH plan to develop resources and conduct research on the topic of workplace supported recovery. Workplace supported recovery programs (WSRPs) assist workers and employers facing the nation's crisis related to the misuse of opioids and other drugs, and related substance disorders. Comments were to be received by April 27, 2020. NIOSH is extending the comment period to close on July 27, 2020, to allow stakeholders and other interested parties sufficient time to respond.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Outcome Evaluation of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP); OMB#0985-XXXX
Document Number: 2020-07668
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed collection of information listed above. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the proposed new information collection requirements related to an outcome evaluation for ACL's Long-term Ombudsman Program (LTCOP).
Intent To Award a Single-Source Supplement for the Amputee Coalition of America, Inc. for the National Limb Loss Resource Center Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2020-07665
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the intent to award a single-source supplement to the current cooperative agreement held by the Amputee Coalition of America, Inc. for the National Limb Loss Resource Center (NLLRC). The purpose of this project is to expand on current grant activities occurring across communities. These activities include programs that promote independence, community living, and the adoption of healthy behaviors that promote wellness and prevent and/or reduce chronic conditions associated with limb loss and increase partnerships and collaborations with ACL programs that will benefit all people living with limb loss or limb differences. The administrative supplement for FY 2020 will be for $500,000, bringing the total award for FY 2020 to $3,884,003.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07664
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
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 ``Evaluating the Implementation of Products by AHRQ's Learning Health Systems to Inform and Encourage Use of AHRQ Evidence Reports.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 4, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07662
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
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: ``Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Health Plan Survey Database.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07661
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
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: ``Evaluating the Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR to Increase Referral, Enrollment, and Retention through Automatic Referral to Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) with Care Coordination.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 4th, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07621
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07620
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07619
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07611
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment.
Health Center Program
Document Number: 2020-07566
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA provided supplemental funding to existing State and Regional Primary Care Association Cooperative Agreements (PCAs) to support enhanced statewide HIV prevention efforts among health centers in the seven states that have substantial rural HIV burden: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Carolina (see Table 1).
Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07561
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The subcommittees listed below are part of AHRQ's Health Services Research Initial Review Group Committee. Grant applications are to be reviewed and discussed at these meetings. Each subcommittee meeting will be closed to the public.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self-Assessment Survey (NEW)
Document Number: 2020-07554
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new survey, the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self- Assessment Survey.
National Cancer Institute; Cancellation of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07552
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07551
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07549
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07547
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07545
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Notice for Public Comment on Administration for Native Americans' Program Policies and Procedures Relating to Social and Economic Development Strategies-Growing Organizations
Document Number: 2020-07488
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Pursuant to Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), as amended, ANA is required to provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules and general statements of policy and to give notice of the proposed changes no less than 30 days before such changes become effective. In accordance with notice requirements of NAPA, ANA herein describes proposed interpretive rules and general statements of policy that relate to ANA's new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, Social and Economic Development Strategies Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO), (HHS-2020-ACF-ANA-NN-1837).
Public Health Service Act, Delegation of Authority
Document Number: 2020-07459
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group
Document Number: 2020-07438
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) will hold a meeting. The meeting will be open to the public. For this meeting, the TBDWG will review the work of the Public Comment and Federal Inventory Subcommittees and the chapters being developed for the 2020 report to Congress on federal tick-borne activities and research.
Office of the Secretary; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07414
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07413
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07410
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07409
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07408
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07407
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07406
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07405
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; National Practitioner Data Bank Attestation of Reports by Hospitals, Medical Malpractice Payers, Health Plans, Health Centers, and Other Eligible Entities, OMB No. 0906-0028 Revision
Document Number: 2020-07331
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
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. OMB may act on HRSA's ICR only after the 30 day comment period for this Notice has closed.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07328
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07327
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07326
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07325
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F; AIDS Education and Training Centers; National HIV Curriculum e-Learning Platform: Technology Operations and Maintenance Project
Document Number: 2020-07314
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau will award $100,000 in supplemental funding to the University of Washington to support the AIDS Education and Training Centers' (AETC) National HIV Curriculum (NHC) e-Learning Platform: Technology Operations and Maintenance project in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 and, pending the availability of funds, in each succeeding year of the project's period of performance. This supplemental funding will enable the recipient to implement technological enhancements to the NHC eLearning Platform to increase access and improve efficiency of new online training modules and learning activities that respond to specific needs, as identified, by Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative jurisdictions. These system enhancements will help increase the number of health professionals that have access to state of the art HIV treatment interventions and protocols.
Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BSC, NIOSH), National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee
Document Number: 2020-07304
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee. This meeting is open to the public via webcast and by teleconference. If you wish to attend by webcast or teleconference, please register at the NIOSH website https:/ /www.cdc.gov/niosh/bsc/nfrs/registration.html or call (513-841-4203) at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Adobe Connect webcast will be available at https://niosh-connect.adobeconnect.com/ nfrs/event/event_info.html for participants wanting to connect remotely, teleconference is available toll-free at (855) 644-0229, and the participant pass code is 9777483. This meeting is open to the public, limited only by the number of adobe license seats available, which is 1,000. The public is welcome to participate during the public comment period, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EDT, on May 15, 2020. Please note that the public comment period ends at the time indicated above.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Recordkeeping and Records Access Requirements for Food Facilities
Document Number: 2020-07275
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. 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 of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information collection provisions of our recordkeeping and records access requirements for food facilities.
Enforcement Discretion Under HIPAA To Allow Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information by Business Associates for Public Health and Health Oversight Activities in Response to COVID-19
Document Number: 2020-07268
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notification is to inform the public that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is exercising its discretion in how it applies the Privacy Rule under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Current regulations allow a HIPAA business associate to use and disclose protected health information for public health and health oversight purposes only if expressly permitted by its business associate agreement with a HIPAA covered entity. As a matter of enforcement discretion, effective immediately, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will exercise its enforcement discretion and will not impose potential penalties for violations of certain provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule against covered health care providers or their business associates for uses and disclosures of protected health information by business associates for public health and health oversight activities during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency.
Elite Laboratories, Inc., et al.; Withdrawal of Approval of 23 Abbreviated New Drug Applications; Correction
Document Number: 2020-07265
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is correcting a notice that appeared in the Federal Register on January 8, 2020. The document announced the withdrawal of approval of 23 abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) from multiple applicants, withdrawn as of February 7, 2020. The document indicated that FDA was withdrawing approval of the following seven ANDAs after receiving a withdrawal request from CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., c/o Target Health, Inc., 261 Madison Ave., 24th Floor, New York, NY 10016: ANDA 073191, Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide Capsules USP, 50 milligrams (mg)/25 mg; ANDA 076075, Econazole Nitrate Cream, 1%; ANDA 076192, Ribavirin Capsules USP, 200 mg; ANDA 076514, Midodrine Hydrochloride (HCl) Tablets USP, 2.5 mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg; ANDA 086809, Spironolactone Tablets USP, 25 mg; ANDA 090288, Naratriptan Tablets USP, Equivalent to (EQ) 1 mg base and EQ 2.5 mg base; and ANDA 203384, Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution, 0.05%. Before FDA withdrew the approval of these ANDAs, CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., informed FDA that it did not want the approval of the ANDAs withdrawn. Because CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., timely requested that approval of these ANDAs not be withdrawn, the approval of ANDAs 073191, 076075, 076192, 076514, 086809, 090288, and 203384 is still in effect.
Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee; Postponed
Document Number: 2020-07262
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The meeting of the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) scheduled for April 21, 2020, is postponed. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), like other government agencies, is taking the necessary steps to ensure the Agency is prepared to continue our vital public health mission in the event that our day-to-day operations are impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Therefore, we are canceling or postponing all non-essential meetings through the month of April. We will reassess on an ongoing basis for future months. Therefore, this meeting is being postponed. The meeting was announced in the Federal Register on February 20, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; AIDS Drug Assistance Program Data Report ADR, OMB No. 0915-0345-Revision
Document Number: 2020-07247
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
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.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F; AIDS Education and Training Centers; Enhancement and Update of the National HIV Curriculum e-Learning Platform
Document Number: 2020-07214
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau will award $100,000 in supplemental funding to the University of Washington. This award is to support the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Enhancement and Update of the National HIV Curriculum e-Learning Platform project in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 and in each succeeding year of their periods of performance, pending the availability of funds. This supplemental funding will enable the University of Washington to make critical content enhancements to the National HIV Curriculum e- Learning Platform that respond to the specific training and technical assistance needs of HIV treatment professionals located in the jurisdictions targeted by the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative. Further, it will ensure that more health professionals in EHE jurisdictions have access to the most up-to-date HIV treatment interventions and protocols, thus increasing their competency to provide high-quality care for people with HIV and in so doing, advance the goals of the EHE.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Regional AIDS Education and Training Centers
Document Number: 2020-07205
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau will award supplemental funding to the eight current recipients of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Regional AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 and pending the availability of funds, in each succeeding fiscal year of their periods of performance. The recipients will use this supplement funding to provide critical expertise and resources to respond to the specific workforce development needs of novice and experienced health professionals who care for people with or at risk for HIV in Ending the HIV Epidemic focus areas.
Rescheduling National Advisory Council on Migrant Health Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07204
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
This is to notify the public that the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH) meeting, originally scheduled for May 5-6, 2020, is re-scheduled to July 29-30, 2020. The May 5-6, 2020, NACMH meeting was announced in the Federal Register, Vol. 85, No. 41, on Monday, March 2, 2020 (FR Doc. 2020-04169 Filed 2-28-20). The decision to re-schedule the NACMH meeting has been made after carefully examining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations to restrict all non-essential travel, and the widespread health risks posed by COVID-19 to the American public. The location and agenda for the re-scheduled NACMH meeting remains as posted in the Federal Register, Vol. 85, No. 41, on Monday, March 2, 2020. For calendar year 2020 meetings, agenda items may include, but are not limited to, topics and issues related to migratory and seasonal agricultural worker health. Refer to the NACMH website listed below for all current and updated information concerning the calendar year 2020 NACMH meetings, including draft agendas and meeting materials, which will be posted 30 calendar days before the meeting.
National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07192
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07185
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07181
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
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.