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6634 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

25 / Tuesday, February 8, 2005 / Notices

Government in the Sunshine Act and DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE determine the amount of benefits to be
the Corporation’s regulations, that Board paid to TRICARE/CHAMPUS
business required this discussion Office of the Secretary institutional providers.
without the delay that would be Affected Public: Business or other for-
Proposed Collection; Comment profit; not-for-profit institutions.
necessary to make a public
Request Annual Burden Hours: 525,000.
announcement at least one week before
the meeting, in accordance with 45 CFR AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Number of Respondents: 2,100,000
2505.6. In accordance with 45 CFR Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. annually.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
2505.5(e), the Corporation’s General ACTION: Notice.
Average Burden Per Response: 15
Counsel has certified that, in his minutes.
opinion, the meeting to be closed could In accordance with section
3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Frequency: On occasion.
properly be closed to public observation
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
on the grounds that disclosing the
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Summary of Information Collection
information to be discussed to the
Health Affairs announces the proposed
public prematurely would significantly extension of a public information This collection instrument is for use
frustrate implementation of a proposed collection and seeks public comment on by medical institutions filing for
agency action, pursuant to 45 CFR the provisions thereof. Comments are reimbursement with the Defense Health
2505.4(h)(i). The Board accepted that invited on: (a) Whether the proposed Program, TRICARE, which includes the
determination in voting to close the extension of collection of information is Civilian Health and Medical Program of
meeting. necessary for the proper performance of the Uniformed Services (TRICARE/
As provided in 45 CFR 2505.5(c), the the functions of the agency, including CHAMPUS). TRICARE/CHAMPUS is a
members of the Board voting in favor of whether the information shall have health benefits entitlement program for
closing the meeting were: Stephen practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the the dependent of active duty members
Goldsmith; Dorothy Johnson; Donna agency’s estimate of the burden of the of the Uniformed Service, and deceased
information collection; (c) ways to sponsors, retirees and their dependents,
Williams; Cynthia Burleson; Henry
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity dependents of department of
Lozano; Leona White Hat; and William
of the information to be collected; and transportation (Coast Guard) sponsors,
Schambra. and certain North Atlantic treaty
(d) ways to minimize the burden of the
The Corporation expects the following information collection on respondents, Organization, National Oceanic and
Corporation for National and including through the use of automated Atmospheric Administration, and
Community staff to attend the closed collection techniques or other forms of Public Health Service eligible
meeting: David Eisner, Chief Executive information technology. beneficiaries. Use of the UB–92 (also
Officer; Andrew Klein, Acting Chief DATES: Consideration will be given to all known as the HCFA 1450) continues
Financial Officer; Amy Mack, Chief of comments received April 11, 2005. TRICARE/CHAMPUS commitments to
Staff; Frank Trinity, General Counsel; use the national standard claim form for
ADDRESSES: Written comments and
Rosie Mauk, Director of AmeriCorps; reimbursement of medical services/
recommendations on the information
Kathy Ott, Director of Government supplies provided by institutional
collection should be sent to TRICARE
Relations; Robert Grimm, Director of providers.
Management Activity—Aurora, Office of
Research and Policy Development; Program Requirement, 16401 E. Dated: January 31, 2005.
Nicola Goren, Associate General Centretech Parkway, ATTN: Graham Patricia L. Topplings,
Counsel; Susannah Washburn, Senior Kolb, Aurora, CO 80011–9043. Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison
Advisor to the CEO; Carol Bates, Acting FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To Officer, Department of Defense.
Inspector General; and Vincent Mulloy, request more information on this [FR Doc. 05–2381 Filed 2–7–05; 8:45 am]
Counsel to the Inspector General. In proposed information collection, please BILLING CODE 5001–06–M
addition, the Corporation expects the write to the above address or call
following members of the Board of TRICARE Management Activity, Office
Directors to attend: Stephen Goldsmith of Program Requirements at (303) 676– DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
(Chair); Dorothy Johnson; Donna 3580.
Williams; Cynthia Burleson; Carol Title Associated With Form, and OMB Office of the Secretary
Kinsley; Henry Lozano; William Number: Health Insurance Claim Form,
Proposed Collection; Comment
Schambra; Mimi Mager; Mark Gearan; UB 92, OMB Number 0720–0013.
Needs and Uses: The information Request
Jacob Lew; Leona White Hat, as well as
Alan Solomont, immediate past Chair of collection requirement is necessary for a AGENCY: DoD, Office of the Assistant
the Board’s rulemaking committee, and medical institution to claim benefits Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.
Juanita Doty, immediate past chair of under the Defense health Program, ACTION: Notice.
the Board’s communications committee. TRICARE, which includes the Civilian
Health and Medical Program for the In accordance with section
FOR FUTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Uniform Services (CHAMPUS). The 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork
further information, contact Frank information collected will be used by Reduction act of 1995, the Office of the
Trinity, General Counsel, at (202) 606– TRICARE/CHAMPUS to determine Assistant Secretary of Defense for
5000 ext. 256. beneficiary eligibility, other health Health Affairs announces a proposed
Dated: February 3, 2005. insurance liability, certification that the public information collection and seeks
beneficiary received the care, and that public comment on the provisions
Frank R. Trinity,
the provider is authorized to receive thereof. Comments are invited on: (a)
General Counsel. TRICARE/CHAMPUS payments. The Whether the new collection of
[FR Doc. 05–2496 Filed 2–4–05; 11:43 am] form will be used by TRICARE/ information is necessary for the proper
BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CHAMPUS and it’s contractors to performance of the functions of the

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