Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47518-47519]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19471]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
[Document Identifier: CMS-R-263]
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB
Review; Comment Request
AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS.
ACTION: Notice.
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SUMMARY: 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
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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.
DATES: Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by
the OMB desk officer by October 10, 2019.
ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections,
please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be
assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by
the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB,
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk
Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395-5806 OR Email:
[email protected].
    To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms
for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make
your request using one of following:
    1. Access CMS' website address at https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRA-Listing.html
    1. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB
number, and CMS document identifier, to [email protected].
    2. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786-1326.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786-4669.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
(PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of
information they conduct or sponsor. The term ``collection of
information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party.
Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires
federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each
proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of
information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To
comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that
summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for
public comment:
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: Reinstatement without
change of a previously approved collection; Title of Information
Collection: Site Investigation for Suppliers of Durable Medical
Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS); Use: The
primary function of the site investigation form is to provide a
standardized, uniform tool to gather information from a DMEPOS supplier
that tells us whether it meets certain qualifications to be a DMEPOS
supplier (as found in 42 CFR 424.57(c)) and where it practices or
renders its services. This site investigation form also aides the
Medicare contractor (the National Supplier Clearinghouse Medicare
Administrative Contractor (NSC MAC)) in verifying compliance with the
required supplier standards found in 42 CFR 424.57(c). Form Number:
CMS-R-263 (OMB control number: 0938-0749); Frequency: Yearly; Affected
Public: Private Sector--Business or other for-profits and not-for-
profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 8,255; Total Annual
Responses: 8,255; Total Annual Hours: 8,255. (For policy questions
regarding this collection contact Kimberly McPhillips at 410-786-5374.)
    Dated: September 4, 2019.
William N. Parham, III,
Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and
Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-19471 Filed 9-9-19; 8:45 am]
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