Letter to the Secretary – Comment on Medicare part D Data

December 15, 2006 The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt Secretary Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, D.C.  20201 Dear Secretary Leavitt: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is charged to advise the Department on health data, statistics and national health information policy.  The Committee also has been called…

Letter to the Secretary – Comments on the proposed changes to the National Drug Code (NDC)

December 15, 2006 The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt Secretary Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, D.C.  20201 Dear Secretary Leavitt: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is pleased to offer its support of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) recommending changes…

Letter to the Secretary – Preliminary Observations: National Provider Identifier (NPI) Implementation

November 29, 2006 The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Leavitt: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is responsible for monitoring the implementation of standard transactions, code sets, and identifiers adopted pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability…

Transcript of the November 29, 2006 NCVHS Full Committee Meeting

[This Transcript is Unedited] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON VITAL AND HEALTH STATISTICS November 29, 2006 Hubert Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue Washington, D.C. Proceedings by: CASET Associates 10201 Lee Highway, Suite 180 Fairfax, Virginia 22030 (703) 352-0091 TABLE OF CONTENTS Call to Order – Dr. Cohn Committee Actions Subcommittee Standards…

Agenda of the November 28-29, 2006 NCVHS Full Committee Meeting

Final Agenda NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON VITAL AND HEALTH STATISTICS November 28-29, 2006 Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 505A 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C.  20201 Meeting Minutes Tuesday, November 28th Transcript  9:00 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome and Introductions,  Review of agenda Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H. 9:20 a.m. Update from the Department Data Council Responses to…