June 25, 2003 – Letter to the Secretary – Program to measure the effects of the Privacy Rule

June 25, 2003 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) has written…

March 27, 2003 – Letter to the Secretary on Populations-based data for racial and ethnic minorities

March 27, 2003 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: For almost four decades, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) has monitored and advised your office on important initiatives to improve population-based data for racial and…