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Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services; Meeting

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AGENCY:

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the public meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services (Advisory Council). The Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services provides advice on how to prevent or reduce the burden of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias on people with the disease and their caregivers. During the April meeting, the Clinical Care Subcommittee will be taking charge of the theme, focusing on advancing consensus on dementia care elements to Start Printed Page 11762guide new outcomes measurement. The Council will hear speakers in two sessions, one focuses on developing consensus about dementia care elements, and the second on models that are informing outcomes measurement. The meeting will also include updates on work from the previous meetings, a presentation on the final report from the October 2017 Care Summit, and federal workgroup updates.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on April 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held in Room 800 in the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201.

Comments: Time is allocated in the afternoon on the agenda to hear public comments. The time for oral comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per individual. In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may be submitted for the record to Rohini Khillan, OASPE, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 424E, Washington, DC 20201. Comments may also be sent to napa@hhs.gov. Those submitting written comments should identify themselves and any relevant organizational affiliations.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Rohini Khillan (202) 690-5932, rohini.khillan@hhs.gov. Note: Seating may be limited. Those wishing to attend the meeting must send an email to napa@hhs.gov and put “April 27 Meeting Attendance” in the Subject line by Tuesday, April 17, so that their names may be put on a list of expected attendees and forwarded to the security officers at the Department of Health and Human Services. Any interested member of the public who is a non-U.S. citizen should include this information at the time of registration to ensure that the appropriate security procedure to gain entry to the building is carried out. Although the meeting is open to the public, procedures governing security and the entrance to Federal buildings may change without notice. If you wish to make a public comment, you must note that within your email.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(a)(1) and (a)(2)). Topics of the Meeting: During the April meeting, the Clinical Care Subcommittee will be taking charge of the theme, focusing on advancing consensus on dementia care elements to guide new outcomes measurement. The Council will hear speakers in two sessions, one focuses on developing consensus about dementia care elements, and the second on models that are informing outcomes measurement. The meeting will also include updates on work from the previous meetings, a presentation on the final report from the October 2017 Care Summit, and federal workgroup updates.

Procedure and Agenda: This meeting is open to the public. Please allow 30 minutes to go through security and walk to the meeting room. The meeting will also be webcast at www.hhs.gov/​live.

Authority: 42 U.S.C. 11225; Section 2(e)(3) of the National Alzheimer's Project Act. The panel is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

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Dated: March 12, 2018.

John R. Graham,

Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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[FR Doc. 2018-05368 Filed 3-15-18; 8:45 am]

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