Agency: Office of the Secretary.
In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection 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.
Type of Information Collection Request: Regular, New Collection.
Title of Information Collection: The Effect of Reducing Falls on Acute and Long-Term Care Expenses.
Form/OMB No.: OS-0990-New.
Attention: ASPE is planning to conduct a demonstration and evaluation of a multi-factorial fall prevention program to measure its impact on health outcomes for the elderly as well as acute and long-term care use and cost. This will be accomplished by obtaining a sample of individuals with private long-term care insurance who are age 75 and over.
Frequency: One Time On Occasion.
Affected Public: Individual or Households.
Annual Number of Respondents: 9720.
Total Annual Responses: 9,600.
Average Burden Per Response: 3.54 min.
Total Annual Hours: 4305.
To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to Sherette.email@example.com, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690-6162. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received within 30 days of this notice directly to the
Desk Officer at the address below:
OMB Desk Officer: John Kraemer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: (OMB #0990-New), New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503.Start Signature
Dated: October 23, 2006.
Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-17943 Filed 10-25-06; 8:45 am]
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