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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0775]

Proposed Information Collection (Patient Satisfaction Survey Michael E. DeBakey Home Care Program) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 theFederal Registerconcerning 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 on information needed to determine patients' satisfaction with services provided by or through the Michael E. DeBakey Home Care Program.
DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 18, 2013.
ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) atwww.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email:cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to "2900-0775" in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor (202) 461-5870 or FAX (202) 273-9387.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA'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:Patient Satisfaction Survey Michael E. DeBakey Home Care Program, VA Form 10-0476.

OMB Control Number:2900-0775.

Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract:VA Form 10-0476 will be used to gather feedback from patients regarding their satisfaction with the quality of services/care provided by home care program staff.

Affected Public:Individuals and households.

Estimated Annual Burden:17 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:10 minutes.

Frequency of Response:On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents:50.

Estimated Number of Responses:100.

Dated: November 14, 2012.

By Direction of the Secretary.

Robert C. McFetridge, Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.