Department of Veterans Affairs February 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04333
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04283
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04165
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Commission on Care; Meeting of the Commission on Care
Document Number: 2016-03440
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection (Monthly Record of Training and Wages) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-03402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (VA Financial Services Center (VA-FSC) Vendor File Request Form); Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-03401
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Department of Veterans AffairsFinancial Services Center (VA-FSC) will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) Benefits-Application, Claim, Other Health Insurance & Potential Liability); Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03288
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Agency Information Collection (Dependents' Request for Change of Program or Place of Training) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-03287
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection-Request for a Certificate of Eligibility VA Form 26-1880
Document Number: 2016-03286
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. The holder of a vendee account which has been guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may request VA to repurchase a loan as provided in 38 CFR 36.
Proposed Information Collection (Report of Subcontracts to Small and Veteran-Owned Business-VA0896a); Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03285
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
VA OSDBU, is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information to be collected by VA through the Form 0896A, which intends to gather information from prime contractors regarding their subcontracts with service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran- owned small businesses (VOSB). This collection is in accordance with Public Law 109-461, Title V, Section 502(a)(1), codified at 38 U.S.C. 8127(a)(4).
Agency Information Collection (Loan Analysis) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-03284
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-03208
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Disability Benefits Questionnaire (Group 3)); Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03207
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. The VA Form 21-0960 series will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. The DBQ title will include the name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21-0960C- 5, Central Nervous System and Neuromusculo Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a central nervous system disease; VAF 21-0960C-8, Headaches (Including Migraine Headaches) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of headaches; VAF 21-0960C-9, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of multiple sclerosis; VAF 21-0960G-1, Esophageal Disorders (including GERD, Hiatal Hernia, and Other Esophageal Disorders) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any esophageal disorders; VAF 21-0960G-2, Gall Bladder and Pancreas Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any gall bladder and pancreas condition; VAF 21-0960G-3, Intestinal Conditions (Other than Surgical or Infectious) Including Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Diverticulitis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any intestinal conditions unrelated to surgery or infection; VAF 21-0960G-4, Infectious Intestinal Disorders (including Bacterial and Parasitic Infections) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any infectious intestinal condition; VAF 21-0960G-5, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis and other Liver Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any liver condition; VAF 21-0960G-6, Peritoneal Adhesions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of peritoneal adhesions; VAF 21-0960G-7, Stomach and Duodenum Conditions (Not Including GERD or Esophageal Disorders) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any stomach or duodenum conditions; VAF 21- 0960G-8, Intestinal Surgery (Bowel Resection, Colostomy, Ileostomy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any surgical intestinal condition; VAF 21- 0960H-2, Rectum and Anus Conditions (Including Hemorrhoids) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any rectum or anus condition, which includes hemorrhoids; VAF 21-0960K-1 Breast Conditions and Disorders Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a breast condition or disorder; VAF 21-0960K-2 Gynecological Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a gynecological condition; VAF 21-0960L-2, Sleep Apnea Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of sleep apnea; VAF 21-0960M-11, Osteomyelitis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of osteomyelitis; VAF 21-0960N-1, Ear Conditions (Including Vestibular and Infectious) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of an ear disease.
Proposed Information Collection (Disability Benefits Questionnaire (Group 4)) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-03206
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. The VA Form 21-0960 series will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21-0960C-3, Cranial Nerve Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any cranial nerve condition; VAF 21-0960C-6, Narcolepsy Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of narcolepsy; VAF 21-0960C-7, Fibromyalgia Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of fibromyalgia; VAF 21-0960C-11, Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any seizure disorder including epilepsy; VAF 21-0960D-1, Oral and Dental Conditions Including Mouth, Lips and Tongue (Other than Temporomandibular Joint Conditions) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any oral or dental conditions; VAF 21-0960E-2, Endocrine Diseases (Other Than Thyroid, Parathyroid, or Diabetes Mellitus) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any endocrine disease including cushings and acromegaly however, excluding diabetes; VAF 21-0960E-3, Thyroid & Parathyroid Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any thyroid or parathyroid condition; VAF 21-0960H-1, Hernias (Including Abdominal, Inguinal, and Femoral Hernias) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of abdominal, inguinal, or femoral hernias; VAF 21-0960I-2, HIV-Related Illness Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any HIV- related illness; VAF 21-0960I-3, Infectious Diseases Other Than HIV- Related Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Tuberculosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any infectious diseases; VAF 21-0960I-4, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Other Autoimmune Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of lupus or other immune disorders; VAF 21- 0960I-5, Nutritional Deficiencies Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of nutritional deficiencies; VAF 21-0960J-4, Urinary Tract (including Bladder & Urethra) Conditions (excluding Male Reproductive System) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any urinary tract or bladder condition; VAF 21-0960L-1, Respiratory Conditions (Other than Tuberculosis & Sleep Apnea) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any respiratory condition; VAF 21-0960N-3, Loss of Sense of Smell and/or Taste Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's loss of sense of smell and taste; VAF 21-0960N-4, Sinusitis/Rhinitis and Other Conditions of the Nose, Throat, Larynx, and Pharynx Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of sinusitis/rhinitis or other diseases of the nose, throat, larynx, or pharynx; VAF 21- 0960Q-1, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome.
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center; Draft Master Plan
Document Number: 2016-02883
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-12
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
On February 2, 2016, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing publication of the Draft Master Plan for the West Los Angeles Department of Veterans Affairs campus. That notice contained language that we are now clarifying.
Agency Information Collection (VA Survey of Veteran Enrollees' Health and Use of Health Care (Survey of Enrollees)) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-02178
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Commission on Care
Document Number: 2016-02177
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center; Draft Master Plan
Document Number: 2016-01940
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This Federal Register Notice announces publication of the Draft Master Plan for the West Los Angeles (WLA) Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) campus (hereinafter referred to as the ``Draft Master Plan''). This notice also responds to public comments received in response to the Preliminary Draft Master Plan that VA published on October 22, 2015.
Commission on Care
Document Number: 2016-01829
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs