Department of Veterans Affairs April 26, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: PACT: Veteran's Health and Well-Being
Document Number: 2017-08442
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application and Renewal for Health Care Benefits
Document Number: 2017-08441
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Artery and Vein Conditions (Vascular Diseases Including Varicose Veins) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Hypertension Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Non-Ischemic Heart Disease (Including Arrhythmias and Surgery) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (Diabetic Sensory-Motor Peripheral Neuropathy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Diabetes Mellitus Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Scars/Disfigurement Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Skin Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Amputations Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Muscles Injuries Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Eye Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-08440
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-26
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. VA Form 21-0960 series is used to gather necessary information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA gathers 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 21-0960A- 2, Artery and Vein Conditions vascular diseases including varicose veins) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of arteries, veins, and/or peripheral vascular disease; VAF 21-0960A-3, Hypertension, Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of hypertension; VAF 21-0960A-4, Non-ischemic Heart Disease (including Arrhythmias and Surgery) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any non-ischemic heart disease; VAF 21-0960C-4, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (diabetic sensory-motor peripheral neuropathy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a diabetic sensory-motor peripheral neuropathy condition; VAF 21-0960E-1, Diabetes Mellitus Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of diabetes mellitus; VAF 21-0960F-1, Scars/ Disfigurement Disability Benefits Questionnaire will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any scars or disfigurement; VAF 21-0960F-2, Skin Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any skin disease. VAF 21-0960M-1 Amputations Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's amputations; VAF 21- 0960M-10 Muscle Injuries Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a muscle injury disability. VAF 21-0960M-15 Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMJ. VAF 21-0960N-2 Eye Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of an eye condition.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Authority To Close Loans on an Automatic Basis-Nonsupervised Lenders
Document Number: 2017-08439
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-26
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 extension, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Seriously Injured/Ill Service Member Veteran Worksheet
Document Number: 2017-08438
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-26
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. VA Form 21-0773 is a checklist for Veterans Service Representatives to verify they have given information, applications, and/or referral service to our Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom service members who have at least six months remaining on active duty and who may have suffered a serious injury or illness. This form will be maintained in the veteran's claims folder.