Health Resources and Services Administration October 15, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.