These core attributes will be used to:
1. Provide the identity proofing service sufficient data to establish that the individual's identity is provable to a NIST assurance level;
2. Store the approval information returned by the identity proofing service;
3. Provide CMS with additional data for multi-factor identification (personal questions and answers);
4. Provide the user a single sign-on, federated CMS EIDM ID and Password;
5. Authenticate the user; and
6. Authorize the user for application access.
The information collected will be gathered and used solely by CMS and approved contractor(s) and state health insurance exchanges. Information confidentiality will conform to HIPAA and FISMA requirements. Respondents may also access CMS Terms of Service and CMS Privacy Statement on the Web.Form Numbers:CMS-10452 (OCN: 0938-New);Frequency:Reporting--On occasion;Affected Public:Individuals and households;Number of Annual Respondents:26 million;Total Annual Responses:26,000,000;Total Annual Hours:8,666,667. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Robert Burger at 410-786-2125. For all other issues call 410-786-1326.)
2.Type of Information Collection Request:New collection;Title of Information Collection:The Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Program: Part C Explanation of Benefits CFR 422.111(b)(12);Use:CMS is requesting OMB approval for the information collection requirements referenced in the April 15, 2011 final rule revising the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D programs for calendar year 2012 (77 FR 21432-21577). The rule revised the MA disclosure requirements in 42 CFR 422.111(b) by adding the authority for CMS to require MA organizations to furnish a written explanation of benefits directly to enrollees, in a manner specified by CMS and in a form easily understandable to enrollees, when benefits are provided under Part 422. The collection instrument that requires OMB approval concerns the disclosure requirements in paragraph 42 CFR 422.111(b)(12). This information collection request would require MA organizations to furnish directly to enrollees, in the manner specified by CMS and in a form easily understandable to such enrollees, a written explanation of benefits, when benefits are provided under Part 422.Form Number:CMS-10453 (OCN: 0938-New);Frequency:On occasion;Affected Public:Private Sector--Business or other for-profits.Number of Respondents:564.Number of Responses:2,256.Total Annual Hours:101,520. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Chris McClintick at 410-786-4682. For all other issues call 410-786-1326.)
To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS' Web Site address athttp://www.cms.hhs.gov/PaperworkReductionActof1995,or Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, toPaperwork@cms.hhs.gov,or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786-1326.
In commenting on the proposed information collections please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in one of the following ways byJanuary 25, 2013:
1.Electronically.You may submit your comments electronically tohttp://www.regulations.gov.Follow the instructions for "Comment or Submission" or "More Search Options" to find the information collection document(s) accepting comments.
2.By regular mail.You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number _____, Room C4-26-05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.