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Title: National Medical Support Notice—NPRM.

OMB No.: 0970-0222.

Description: The information collected by State IV-D Child Support Enforcement agencies is used to complete the National Medical Support Notice NMSN), which is sent to employers of employee/obligors and used as a means of enforcing the healthcare coverage provision in a child support order. Primarily, the information the State Child Support enforcement agencies use to complete the NMSN is information regarding appropriate persons, which is necessary for the enrollment of the child in employment-related health care coverage, such as the employee/obligors name, address, and Social Security Number; the employer's name and address; the name and address of the alternate recipient (child); and the custodial parent's name and address. The employer forwards the second part of the NMSN to the group health plan administrator, which contains the same individual identifying information. The plan administrator requires this information to determine whether to enroll the alternate recipient in the group health plan. If necessary, the employer also initiates withholding from the employee's wages for the purpose of paying premiums to the group health plan for enrollment of the child.

Respondents: State and Territory agencies administering the child Support Enforcement program.

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
National Medical Support Notice5497,7750.17897,574.50
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:897,574.50

Additional Information

Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: Start Printed Page 68360

OMB Comment

OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202-395-7285, E-mail: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.

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Dated: November 2, 2010.

Robert Sargis,

Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2010-28021 Filed 11-4-10; 8:45 am]