Skip to Content

Notice

Agency Information Collection (Disability Benefits Questionnaires-Group 2) Activity Under OMB Review

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

AGENCY:

Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit 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 July 8, 2011.

ADDRESSES:

Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov or 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-New (DBQs—Group 2)” in any correspondence.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-New (DBQs—Group 2).”

Titles:

a. Arteries and Veins Conditions (Vascular Diseases including Varicose Veins) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960A-2.

b. Hypertension Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960A-3.

c. Non-ischemic Heart Disease (including Arrhythmias and Surgery, Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960A-4.

d. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (Diabetic Sensory-Motor Peripheral Start Printed Page 33418Neuropathy), Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960C-4.

e. Diabetes Mellitus Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960E-1.

f. Scar/Disfigurement Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960F-1

g. Skin Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960F-2.

h. Amputations Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-1.

i. Ankle Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-2.

j. Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-4.

k. Flatfoot (PES PLANUS) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-5.

l. Foot Miscellaneous (other than flatfoot/PES PLANUS), Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-6.

m. Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-7.

n. Hip and Thigh Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-8.

o. Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-9.

p. Muscle Injuries Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-10.

q. Shoulder and Arm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-12.

r. Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-15.

s. Wrist Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-16.

t. Eye Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960N-2.

OMB Control Number: 2900-New (DBQs—Group 2).

Type of Review: New collection.

Abstract: Data collected on VA Form 21-0960 series will be used obtain information from claimants treating physician that is necessary to adjudicate a claim for disability benefits.

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 March 23, 2011, at pages 16478-16479.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden:

a. VA Form 21-0960A-2—10,000.

b. VA Form 21-0960A-3—12,500.

c. VA Form 21-0960A-4—10,000.

d. VA Form 21-0960C-4—37,500.

e. VA Form 21-0960E-1—18,750.

f. VA Form 21-0960F-1— 6,250.

g. VA Form 21-0960F-2—6,250.

h. VA Form 21-0960M-1—12,500.

i. VA Form 21-0960M-2—15,000.

j. VA Form 21-0960M-4—10,000.

k. VA Form 21-0960M-5—12,500.

l. VA Form 21-0960M-6—7,500.

m. VA Form 21-0960M-7—15,000.

n. VA Form 21-0960M-8—25,000.

o. VA Form 21-0960M-9—25,000.

p. VA Form 21-0960M-10—15,000.

q. VA Form 21-0960M-12—25,000.

r. VA Form 21-0960M-15—3,750.

s. VA Form 21-0960M-16—20,000.

t. VA Form 21-0960N-2—30,000.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:

a. VA Form 21-0960A-2—30 minutes.

b. VA Form 21-0960A-3—15 minutes.

c. VA Form 21-0960A-4—30 minutes.

d. VA Form 21-0960C-4—30 minutes.

e. VA Form 21-0960E-1—15 minutes.

f. VA Form 21-0960F-1—15 minutes.

g. VA Form 21-0960F-2—15 minutes.

h. VA Form 21-0960M-1—30 minutes.

i. VA Form 21-0960M-2—30 minutes.

j. VA Form 21-0960M-4—30 minutes.

k. VA Form 21-0960M-5—15 minutes.

l. VA Form 21-0960M-6—15 minutes.

m. VA Form 21-0960M-7—30 minutes.

n. VA Form 21-0960M-8—30 minutes.

o. VA Form 21-0960M-9—30 minutes.

p. VA Form 21-0960M-10—30 minutes.

q. VA Form 21-0960M-12—30 minutes.

r. VA Form 21-0960M-15—15 minutes.

s. VA Form 21-0960M-16—30 minutes.

t. VA Form 21-0960N-2—45 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents:

a. VA Form 21-0960A-2—20,000.

b. VA Form 21-0960A-3—50,000.

c. VA Form 21-0960A-4—20,000.

d. VA Form 21-0960C-4—75,000.

e. VA Form 21-0960E-1—75,000.

f. VA Form 21-0960F-1—25,000.

g. VA Form 21-0960F-2—25,000.

h. VA Form 21-0960M-1—25,000.

i. VA Form 21-0960M-2—30,000.

j. VA Form 21-0960M-4—20,000.

k. VA Form 21-0960M-5—50,000.

l. VA Form 21-0960M-6—30,000.

m. VA Form 21-0960M-7—30,000.

n. VA Form 21-0960M-8—50,000.

o. VA Form 21-0960M-9—50,000.

p. VA Form 21-0960M-10—30,000.

q. VA Form 21-0960M-12—50,000.

r. VA Form 21-0960M-15—15,000.

s. VA Form 21-0960M-16—40,000.

t. VA Form 21-0960N-2—40,000.

Start Signature

Dated: June 3, 2011.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

End Signature End Further Info End Preamble

[FR Doc. 2011-14119 Filed 6-7-11; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 8320-01-P