Office of the Secretary, HHS.
In compliance with section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR is for a new generic clearance for information collection. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public on this ICR during the review and approval period.
Comments on the ICR must be received on or before April 28, 2014.
Submit your comments to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or via facsimile to (202) 395-5806.
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Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.
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When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the Information Collection Request Title and document identifier 201403-0990-004-30D for reference.
Information Collection Request Title: ASPE Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Research and Assessment.
Abstract: The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a generic clearance for purposes of conducting qualitative research.
Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The information collected will be used to gain a better understanding of emerging health policy issues, develop future intramural and extramural research projects, and to ensure HHS leadership, agencies and offices have recent data and information to inform program and policy decision-making.
Likely Respondents: Policy experts, national, state, and local health representatives, healthcare providers, and representatives of other health organizations.
Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below.
Total Estimated Annualized Burden—Hours
|Type of respondent||Number of respondents||Number of responses per respondent||Average burden per
(in hours)||Total burden hours|
|Health Policy Stakeholder||747||1||1||747|
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Keith A. Tucker,
Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-06765 Filed 3-26-14; 8:45 am]
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