Federal Reserve System August 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-20599
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-20
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
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: ``Online Application Order Form for Products from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501- 3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Schumacher Group Patient Safety Organization, Inc.
Document Number: 2015-20598
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-20
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21 to b-26, (Patient Safety Act) and the related Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule, 42 CFR part 3 (Patient Safety Rule), published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2008, (73 FR 70732-70814), provide for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from Schumacher Group Patient Safety Organization, Inc. of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Close Care Gap, PSO
Document Number: 2015-20597
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-20
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21 to b-26, (Patient Safety Act) and the related Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule, 42 CFR part 3 (Patient Safety Rule), published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2008, (73 FR 70732-70814), provide for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from Close Care Gap, PSO of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-20359
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
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: ``Pilot Test of the Proposed Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture Version 2.0.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 7, 2015 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received one comment of substance. 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: 2015-20358
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
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 changes to the currently approved information collection project: ``Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component and the MEPS Medical Provider Component.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2015 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Patient Safety Organizations: Expired Listing for McGuckin Methods International, Inc.
Document Number: 2015-19660
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21 to b-26, (Patient Safety Act) and the related Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule, 42 CFR part 3 (Patient Safety Rule), published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2008: 73 FR 70732, provide for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. The listing from McGuckin Methods International, Inc. has expired and AHRQ has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Scientific Information Request on Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease-Update
Document Number: 2015-19659
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Federal Reserve System
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review of Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular DiseaseUpdate, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Programs. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review. AHRQ is conducting this systematic review pursuant to Section 902(a) of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 299a(a).