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Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
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Information Collection Request Title: Health Center Program Application Forms OMB No. 0915-0285—Revision.
Abstract: Health centers (those entities funded under Public Health Service Act section 330 and Health Center Program look-alikes) deliver comprehensive, high quality, cost-effective primary health care to patients regardless of their ability to pay. Health centers are an essential primary care provider for America's most vulnerable populations. Health centers provide Start Printed Page 53490coordinated, comprehensive, and patient-centered primary and preventive health care. Nearly 1,400 health centers operate more than 9,800 service delivery sites that provide care in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Basin.
The Health Center Program is administered by HRSA's Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). BPHC uses multiple Health Center Program-specific forms (see table below) to oversee the Health Center Program.
Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Health Center Program-specific forms are critical to Health Center Program grant and non-grant award processes and for Health Center Program oversight. The purpose of these forms is to provide HRSA staff and objective review committee panels information essential for application evaluation, funding recommendation, approval, designation, and monitoring. These forms also provide HRSA staff with information essential for ensuring compliance with Health Center Program legislative and regulatory requirements. These application forms are used by existing health centers and other organizations to apply for various grant and non-grant opportunities, renew their grant or non-grant designation, and change their scope of project.
Most of the Health Center Program-specific forms do not require any significant changes with this revision. HRSA intends to revise some of the forms to streamline and clarify data already being requested (Form 1A, 1B, 2, 3, 5A, 5B, 6A, 8, Performance Measures, Project Work Plan, Outreach and Enrollment Progress Report) and change several form names (changing Form 3A to Look-Alike Budget Information, Form 10 to Emergency Preparedness Report, and Increased Demand for Services to Expanded Services). HRSA also intends to add seven new forms. The Supplemental Information form and Summary Page will consolidate important application information that is usually found distributed throughout the application, including eligibility criteria and projected goals. These forms will require applicant confirmation that the information provided is accurate. Two of these new forms will include the Program Narrative Update, used to report progress for renewal of Health Center Program awards, and the Substance Abuse Progress Report, used to report quarterly progress for award recipients of Substance Abuse Expansion supplemental funding. Two other forms, the Health Center Controlled Networks Work Plan and Progress Report, are forms that have been used in the past (under another OMB control number) to collect application baseline data and progress metrics for grantees. An additional new form, Zika Progress Report, will collect quarterly progress on Zika-related projects.
Likely Respondents: Health Center Program award recipients and look-alikes, state and national technical assistance organizations, and other organizations seeking funding.
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.
|Form name||Number of respondents||Number of responses per respondent||Total responses||Average burden per response (in hours)||Total burden hours|
|Form 1A: General Information Worksheet||1,700||1||1,700||1.0||1,700|
|Form 1B: BPHC Funding Request Summary||450||1||450||0.75||337.5|
|Form 1C: Documents on File||1,000||1||1,000||0.5||500|
|Form 2: Staffing Profile||1,700||1||1,700||1.0||1,700|
|Form 3: Income Analysis||1,900||1||1,900||2.5||4,750|
|Form 3A: Look-Alike Budget Information||100||1||100||1.0||100|
|Form 4: Community Characteristics||1,000||1||1,000||1.0||1,000|
|Form 5A: Services Provided||1,700||1||1,700||1.0||1,700|
|Form 5B: Service Sites||1,200||1||1,200||0.75||900|
|Form 5C: Other Activities/Locations||1,000||1||1,000||0.5||500|
|Form 6A: Current Board Member Characteristics||1,000||1||1,000||0.5||500|
|Form 6B: Request for Waiver of Governance Requirements||100||1||100||1.0||100|
|Form 8: Health Center Agreements||600||1||600||0.75||450|
|Form 9: Need for Assistance Worksheet||500||1||500||4.5||2,250|
|Form 10: Emergency Preparedness Report||1,000||1||1,000||1.0||1,000|
|Form 12: Organization Contacts||1,000||1||1,000||0.5||500|
|Clinical Performance Measures||1,000||1||1,000||3.5||3,500|
|Financial Performance Measures||1,000||1||1,000||1.0||1,000|
|Project Work Plan||200||1||200||5.0||1,000|
|Proposal Cover Page||400||1||400||1.0||400|
|Project Cover Page||400||1||400||1.0||400|
|Other Requirements for Sites||400||1||400||0.5||200|
|Project Qualification Criteria||400||1||400||1.0||400|
|O&E Progress Report||1,200||1||1,200||1.0||1,200|
|Checklist for Adding a New Service Delivery Site||700||1||700||1.5||1,050|
|Checklist for Deleting Existing Service Delivery Site||700||1||700||1.0||700|
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|Checklist for Adding New Service||700||1||700||1.0||700|
|Checklist for Deleting Existing Service||700||1||700||1.0||700|
|Checklist for Adding a New Target Population||50||1||50||0.5||25|
|Federal Object Class Categories||1,400||1||1,400||0.25||350|
|Supplemental Information (NEW)||2,000||1||2,000||0.5||1,000|
|Summary Page (NEW)||1,700||1||1,700||0.25||425|
|Program Narrative Update (NEW)||900||1||900||4.0||3,600|
|Substance Abuse Progress Report (NEW)||300||4||1,200||1.0||1,200|
|Health Center Controlled Networks Progress Report (NEW)||93||1||93||25||2,325|
|Health Center Controlled Networks Work Plan (NEW)||93||1||93||5.0||465|
|Zika Progress Report (NEW)||20||4||80||1.0||80|
Jason E. Bennett,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2016-19301 Filed 8-11-16; 8:45 am]
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