Final Agenda


February 13 – 14, 2007

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 705A
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C.  20201

Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, February 13th


 9:05 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome and Introductions,  Review of agenda Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H.
9:15 a.m. Update from the Department 

  • Data Council

Responses to NCVHS reports and recommendations

  • HHS Implementation of PL 104-191

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

  • Data Standards, Including Clinical Data Standards  Adoption, E-Prescribing Final Rule
  • Privacy Rule Compliance Update
James Scanlon, ASPE 

Karen Trudel, CMS


Susan McAndrew,  OCR

10:30 a.m. Office of the National Coordinator – Update John W. Loonsk, M.D., Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
11:40 a.m. Break
11:55 a.m. Subcommittee on Standards and Security Letters

  • National Provider Identifier,  Action November 29
Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
12:30 p.m. Lunch
 1:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality

  • Review issues for letter of recommendation to the Secretary
Mr. Rothstein
2:00 p.m. HIPAA 8th Report, Action February 14 Dr. Cohn
2:45 p.m. Subcommittee on Populations

  • Data Linkage issues
Dr. Steinwachs
 3:00 p.m. Adjourn Plenary

Wednesday, February 14th


10:00 a.m. Call to Order Dr. Cohn
10:10 a.m. Committee ActionsSubcommittee on Standards and Security – NPI Letter

HIPAA 8th Report

Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds

Dr. Cohn

11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. International Classifications and Related Activities – Follow-up Ms. Greenberg and Dr. Steindel
11:45 a.m. Discuss issues for 2005 – 2006 NCVHS Biennial Report Dr. Cohn
12:15 p.m. Subcommittee and Workgroup—Additional Updates

  1. NHII Workgroup
  2. Subcommittee on Standards and Security
  3. Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality
  4. Subcommittee on Populations
  5. Workgroup on Quality

Future agendas for NCVHS Meetings

June 20 – 21, 2007
September 25 -26, 2007
November 27 – 28, 2007

Subcommittee Meetings:

  • Subcommittee on Populations: February 14, 2007
  • Executive Subcommittee: May 3, 2007
  • Subcommittee on Standards & Security: May 1 – 2, 2007, Oct. 9 – 10, 2007
Dr. Cohn
Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds

Mr. Rothstein

Dr. Steinwachs

Dr. Carr

12:25 p.m. Concluding remarks/meeting reflections Dr. Cohn
12:30 p.m.  Adjourn Plenary

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Mar 13, 2007