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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before April 18, 2002.

ADDRESSES:

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. 2900-0606” in any correspondence.

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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: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0606.”

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Regulation for Submission of Evidence (Title 38 CFR 17.1C1(a)(2).

OMB Control Number: 2900-0606.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: The purpose of this regulation is to authorize VA to bill “reasonable charges” instead of “reasonable cost” for medical care or services provided or furnished to a veteran for a non-service connected disability.

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 15, 2002, at pages 2013-2014.

Affected Public: Business or other, Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, and State, Local or Tribal government.

Estimated Annual Burden: 800 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 2 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.

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Dated: March 4, 2002.

By direction of the Secretary.

Barbara H. Epps,

Management Analyst, Information Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 02-6538 Filed 3-18-02; 8:45 am]

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