Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS.
In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Disclosure of Ownership and Financial Control Interest Statement; Form No.: CMS-1513 (OMB # 0938-0086); Use: This information must be collected by State agencies and CMS regional offices to determine whether providers/suppliers meet the eligibility requirements for Titles 18, 19, CLIA, and for grants under Titles V and XX. Review of ownership and control is particularly necessary to prohibit ownership and control for individuals excluded under Federal fraud statutes; Frequency: Recordkeeping and Reporting—Other (every 1 to 3 years); Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 125,000; Total Annual Responses: 125,000; Total Annual Hours: 62,500.
To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS' Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/regulations/pra/, or E-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786-1326.
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be mailed within 60 days of this notice to the address below: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Melissa Musotto, Room C4-26-05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.Start Signature
Dated: July 8, 2005.
Acting Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 05-14156 Filed 7-21-05; 8:45 am]
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