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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

63 / Tuesday, April 1, 2008 / Notices 17347

Dated: March 21, 2008. and related hospital inpatient, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Elaine L. Baker, outpatient and ambulance services. Services (CMS) is publishing the
Director, Management Analysis and Services CMS will use the application following summary of proposed
Office, Centers for Disease Control and information to administer this health collections for public comment.
Prevention. services program and establish an audit Interested persons are invited to send
[FR Doc. E8–6596 Filed 3–31–08; 8:45 am] process. The Federal Reimbursement of comments regarding this burden
BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Emergency Health Services Furnished to estimate or any other aspect of this
Undocumented Aliens (Sections 1011) collection of information, including any
Provider Enrollment Application has of the following subjects: (1) The
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND been revised. For a list of these necessity and utility of the proposed
HUMAN SERVICES revisions, refer to the summary of information collection for the proper
changes document. Form Number: performance of the agency’s functions;
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid CMS–10115 (OMB# 0938–0929); (2) the accuracy of the estimated
Services Frequency: On occasion; Affected burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality,
[Document Identifier: CMS–10115] Public: Private sector—Business or other utility, and clarity of the information to
for-profit and Not-for-profit institutions; be collected; and (4) the use of
Agency Information Collection Number of Respondents: 10,000; Total automated collection techniques or
Activities: Submission for OMB Annual Responses: 10,000; Total other forms of information technology to
Review; Comment Request Annual Hours: 4,998. minimize the information collection
To obtain copies of the supporting burden.
AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & 1. Type of Information Collection
Medicaid Services, HHS. statement and any related forms for the
proposed paperwork collections Request: Revision of a currently
In compliance with the requirement approved collection; Title of
of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the referenced above, access CMS Web Site
address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ Information Collection: Appointment of
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Representative; Use: This form will be
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid PaperworkReductionActof1995, or E-
mail your request, including your completed by beneficiaries, providers
Services (CMS), Department of Health and suppliers who wish to appoint
and Human Services, is publishing the address, phone number, OMB number,
and CMS document identifier, to representatives to assist them with
following summary of proposed obtaining initial determinations and
collections for public comment. Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the
Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– filing appeals. The appointment of
Interested persons are invited to send representative form must be signed by
comments regarding this burden 1326.
To be assured consideration, the party making the appointment and
estimate or any other aspect of this the individual agreeing to accept the
collection of information, including any comments and recommendations for the
proposed information collections must appointment. Form Number: CMS–1696
of the following subjects: (1) The (OMB# 0938–0950); Frequency:
necessity and utility of the proposed be received by the OMB desk officer at
the address below, no later than 5 p.m. Occasionally; Affected Public:
information collection for the proper Individuals or households and
performance of the Agency’s function; on May 1, 2008:
OMB Human Resources and Housing businesses or other for-profits; Number
(2) the accuracy of the estimated of Respondents: 268,268; Total Annual
Branch, Attention: Carolyn Raffaelli,
burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, Responses: 268,268; Total Annual
New Executive Office Building, Room
utility, and clarity of the information to Hours: 67,067.
10235, Washington, DC 20503, Fax
be collected; and (4) the use of 2. Type of Information Collection
Number: (202) 395–6974.
automated collection techniques or Request: Revision of a currently
other forms of information technology to Dated: March 21, 2008. approved collection; Title of
minimize the information collection Michelle Shortt, Information Collection: Competitive
burden. Director, Regulations Development Group, Acquisition Program for Medicare Part B
1. Type of Information Collection Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Drugs: CAP Physician Election
Request: Revision of currently approved Affairs. Agreement; Use: The Competitive
collection; Title of Information [FR Doc. E8–6507 Filed 3–31–08; 8:45 am] Acquisition Program (CAP) is required
Collection: Federal Reimbursement of BILLING CODE 4120–01–P by Section 303(d) of the Medicare
Emergency Health Services Furnished to Modernization Act (MMA) which
Undocumented Aliens (Sections 1011) amended Title XVIII of the Social
Provider Enrollment Application; Use: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND Security Act (the Act) by adding a new
Section 1011 of the Medicare HUMAN SERVICES section 1847(B), which establishes a
Prescription Drug, Improvement, and competitive acquisition program for the
Modernization Act of 2003, provides Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
payment for Part B covered drugs and
that the Secretary will establish a Services
biologicals furnished on or after January
process (i.e., enrollment and claims [Document Identifier: CMS–1696, CMS– 1, 2006. Physicians are given a choice
payment) for eligible providers to 10167, CMS–R–306, CMS–10262 and CMS– between buying and billing these drugs
request payment. The Secretary must 10143] under the average sales price (ASP)
directly pay hospitals, physicians and system, or obtaining these drugs from
ambulance providers (including Indian Agency Information Collection
vendors selected in a competitive
Health Service, Indian tribe and tribal Activities: Proposed Collection;
bidding process. Section 108 of the
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organizations) for their otherwise un- Medicare Improvements and Extension


reimbursed costs of providing services AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Act under Division B, Title I of the Tax
required by the Emergency Medical Medicaid Services, HHS. Relief Health Care Act of 2006 amended
Treatment and Active Labor Act In compliance with the requirement Section 1847(b)(a)(3) of the Act and
(EMTALA), which is found under of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the requires that CAP implement a post
section 1867 of the Social Security Act, Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the payment review process.

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