Federal Register: November 1, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 212)
DOCID: FR Doc 02-27777
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans Affairs Department
OMB ID: [OMB Control No. 2900-0121]
ACTION: Agency information collection activities:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 31, 2002.
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the insured's eligibility for continued disability insurance benefits.
Proposed collection; comment request,
Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C., 35013520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.
Title: Obtaining Supplemental Information from Hospital or Doctor, VA FL 29551b.
OMB Control Number: 29000121.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: This form letter is used to request medical evidence from
an insured's attending physician or hospital in connection with continuing disability insurance benefits.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 61 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 244.
Dated: October 22, 2002.
By direction of the Secretary.
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 0227777 Filed 103102; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 832001P
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273-7079 or FAX (202) 2755947.