[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 88 (Thursday, May 7, 1998)]
[Pages 25214-25215]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-12092]



Health Care Financing Administration
[Document Identifier: HCFA-2567-A]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Care Financing Administration, HHS.
    In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Care Financing 
Administration (HCFA), Department of Health and Human Services, is 
publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public 
comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this 
burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, 
including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility 
of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of 
the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology to minimize the information 
collection burden.
    Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Statement of 
Deficiencies and Plan of Correction and Supporting Regulations in 42 
CFR 486.301-.325; Form No.: HCFA-2567-A (OMB# 0938-0391); Use: This 
Paperwork package provides information regarding deficiencies for Organ 
Procurement Organizations (OPO) as well as deficiencies noted during 
periodic facility and laboratory certification surveys. This 
information is used to make decisions concerning OPO redesignation, 
certification/recertification of health care facilities participating 
in the Medicare/Medicaid Programs, and laboratories regulated by the 
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments; Frequency: Biennially and 
Annually; Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit 
institutions, Federal Government, and State, local or tribal 
government; Number of Respondents: 49,200; Total Annual Responses: 
98,400; Total Annual Hours: 196,800.
    To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms 
for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access HCFA's 
Web Site address at http://www.hcfa.gov/regs/prdact95.htm, or E-mail 
your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and 
HCFA document identifier, to P[email protected], or call the Reports 
Clearance Office on (410) 786-1326. Written comments and 
recommendations for the proposed information collections must be mailed 
within 60 days of this notice directly to the HCFA Paperwork Clearance 
Officer designated at the following address: HCFA, Office of 
Information Services, Information Technology Investment Management 
Group, Division of HCFA Enterprise Standards, Attention: Louis Blank, 
Room C2-26-17, 7500 Security

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Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.

    Dated: April 28, 1998.
John P. Burke III,
HCFA Reports Clearance Officer, HCFA Office of Information Services, 
Information Technology Investment Management Group, Division of HCFA 
Enterprise Standards.
[FR Doc. 98-12092 Filed 5-6-98; 8:45 am]