The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by March 3, 2004.
Title, Form, and OMB Number: Diagnosis Related Group Reimbursement; OMB Number 0720-0017.
Type of Request: Reinstatement.
Number of Respondents: 5,200.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 5,200.
Average Burden per Response: 1 hour.
Annual Burden Hours: 5,200.
Needs and Uses: The TRICARE/CHAMPUS contractors will use the information collected to reimburse hospitals for TRICARE/CHAMPUS' share of capital and direct medical education costs.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jacqueline Zeiher. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Zeiher at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Jacqueline Davis. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Davis, WHS/DIOR, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington, VA 22202-4302.Start Signature
Dated: January 27, 2004.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 04-2038 Filed 1-30-04; 8:45 am]
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