Hearing of the

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Subcommittee on Standards and Security

January 24 – 25, 2007

National Center for Health Statistics
3311 Toledo Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782

Meeting Summary

Day One-Wednesday, November 24, 2007


9:00 a.m. Introductions and Opening Remarks Jeff Blair and Harry Reynolds, ChairsOverview – Mr. Reynolds
9:15 a.m. Panel I – NPI Provider

  • Carole J. Magoffin, M.S.W., VP, Quality, National Minority Quality Forum
  • Karen Raines, Ass’t VP, HCA, Inc., Federation of American Hospitals
  • Larry Dawkins, M.B.A., C.M.P.E., Medical Group Management Association
  • Frank Kyle, Jr., D.D.S., M.S., Manager, Legislative & Regulatory Policy, American Dental Association Presentation
  • Mari Rose Johnson, M.P.A., Assistant Director, Federal Affairs, American Medical Association
10:45a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Panel II – Vendors/Clearinghouse

  • Mitchell Icenhower, Senior Director, Business Management, General Manager, Health Care Data Exchange (HDX)
  • Catherine Schulten, Director, Industry Relations – Healthcare, EDIfecs
  • Stacy Trease, Team Lead, IT Project Management, Gateway EDI
  • Robert Burleigh, CHBME, President, Brandywine Health Care Services
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Panel III – Pharmacy

  • Michele Vilaret, Director, Telecommunications Standards, National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • Kathryn F. Kuhn, R.Ph., Senior VP, Pharmacy Programs, National Community Pharmacists Association
  • Annette Gabel, Executive Director, Industry Standards Compliance, MEDCO
  • John Lavin, Vice President, Caremark
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Panel IV – Plan/Payor

  • Marilyn R. Zigmund Luke, Executive Director, Private Market Regulation, America’s Health Insurance Plans
  • Justine Handelman, Director, Federal Relations, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • Cathy Carter, Director, Business Applications Management Group, Office of Information Services, CMS
3:45 p.m. Proposal Presentation

4:45 p.m. Subcommittee Discussion
5:30 p.m. Wrap up and adjourn

Day Two – Thursday, January 25, 2007


9:00 a.m. Introductions and Opening Remarks Jeff Blair and Harry Reynolds, ChairsOverview – Mr. Reynolds
9:15 a.m. SDO Proposal Review

  • Margaret Weiker, representing ASC X 12N
  • Lynne Gilbertson, representing NCPDP
10:00 a.m. SDO Reactor Panel

  • Thomas J. Wilder, VP, Private Market Regulation, America’s Health Insurance Plans
  • George Arges, Senior Director, Health Data Management Group, American Hospital Association
  • Nancy Spector, Director, Electronic Medical Systems, American Medical Association
  • Kathryn Kuhn, R.Ph., Senior VP, Pharnacy Programs, National Community Pharmacists Association
11:20 a.m. Break
11:35 a.m. Subcommittee Discussion
11:45 p.m. Discussion of oustanding business; NCVHS Annual Report and Future agenda
12:10 p.m. Recap and adjourn

Written Testimony

  • Barry Reiter – Healthcare Billing and Management Association
  • W. Holt Anderson – North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communication Alliance (NCHICA)

Times, topics, and speakers are subject to change. For final agenda, please call NCHS at 301-458-4200 or visit the NCVHS Home Page at

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February 21, 2007