[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 165 (Thursday, August 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53156-53157]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21783]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: Request To Change Federal Employees Health 
Benefits (FEHB) Enrollment for Spouse Equity/Temporary Continuation of 
Coverage (TCC) Enrollees/Direct Pay Annuitants (DPRS 2809)

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) 
offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to 
comment on a revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0202, 
Request to Change Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Enrollment 
for Spouse Equity/Temporary Continuation of Coverage (TCC) Enrollees/
Direct Pay Annuitants. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-
Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), OPM is soliciting comments for this 
collection. The information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on April 11, 2011 at Volume 76 FR 18810 allowing for a 
60-day public comment period. We received comments from one 
organization. Based on those comments, several changes have been made 
to this information collection that makes it consistent with the 
Affordable Care Act (Pub. L. 111-48). The purpose of this notice is to 
allow an additional 30 days for public comments. The Office of 
Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the

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use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until September 26, 
2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of 
Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for 
the Office of Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Request to Change Federal Employees 
Health Benefits (FEHB) Enrollment for Spouse Equity/Temporary 
Continuation of Coverage (TCC) Enrollees/Direct Pay Annuitants is used 
by former spouses currently enrolled under the Spouse Equity provision 
of law, TCC enrollees, and Direct Pay Annuitants to change their FEHB 
enrollment during open season.

Analysis

    Agency: Federal Employee Insurance Operations, Healthcare and 
Insurance, Office of Personnel Management
    Title: Request to Change Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) 
Enrollment for Spouse Equity/Temporary Continuation of Coverage (TCC) 
Enrollees/Direct Pay Annuitants.
    OMB Number: 3206-0202.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 27,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 20,250.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-21783 Filed 8-24-11; 8:45 am]
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