Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C., 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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.
Comments must be submitted on or before May 30, 2001.Start Further Info
For Further Information or a Copy of the Submission Contact:
Denise McLamb, Information Management Service (045A4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-8030, FAX (202) 273-5981 or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0583.”End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Regulation for Informed Consent for Patient Care (Title 38 CFR 17.32).
OMB Control Number: 2900-0583.
Type of Review: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
Abstract: The information collection subject to this rulemaking concerns disclosure requirements that non-VA physicians contracting to perform services for VA must follow in conducting informed consent procedures. The information provided is designed to ensure that patients (or in some cases, others) have sufficient information to provide informed consent.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on January 11, 2001, at page 2481.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 60,000 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 240,000.
Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-7316. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0583” in any correspondence.Start Signature
Dated: April 20, 2001.
By direction of the Secretary.
Donald L. Neilson,
Director, Information Management Service.
[FR Doc. 01-10682 Filed 4-27-01; 8:45 am]
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