[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 250 (Wednesday, December 31, 1997)]
[Page 68354]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-34025]



Submission to OMB for Review; Comment Request

December 22, 1997.
    The Department of Treasury has submitted the following public 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Copies of 
the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau 
Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information 
collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the 
Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 
2110, 1425 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

    OMB Number: 1545-1537.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-253578-96 NPRM.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Health Insurance Portability for Group Health Plans 
(Temporary) Interim Rules for Health Insurance Portability for Group 
Health Plans.
    Description: The regulations provide guidance for group health 
plans and the employers maintaining them regarding requirements imposed 
on plans relating to pre-existing condition exclusions, discrimination 
based on health status, and access to coverage.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,300,000.
    Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 27 minutes.
    Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 591,561 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Garrick Shear, (202) 622-3869, Internal Revenue 
Service, Room 5571, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20224.
    OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, (202) 395-7860, Office of 
Management and Budget, Room 10226, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503.
Lois K. Holland,
Departmental Reports Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 97-34025 Filed 12-30-97; 8:45 am]