Meeting Agenda

Capital Hilton Hotel
1001 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
June 14, 2016 Statler AB Room
June 15, 2016 Federal A Room


June 14-15, 2016

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Meeting Minutes



Tuesday, June 14



9:00 a.m.

Call to Order, Review Agenda

Walter Suarez, M.D., Chair

9:10 a.m.

Updates/Reports from Committee Members

Walter Suarez, M.D., Chair

9:20 a.m.

Updates from the Department :

  • ASPE
  • NCHS
  • CMS
  • ONC


Jim Scanlon
Charlie Rothwell , M.S.
Shana Olshan 
Elise Anthony (via phone)

10:45 a.m.



11:00 a.m.

Standards Subcommittee

Action: Letter(s) of Recommendations from February 16, 2016 Hearing on Operating Rules and Attachments

Review Committee Report

Ob Soonthornsima and Alix Goss, Co-chairs

12:15 p.m.



1:15 p.m.

Public Health Data Landscape – Briefing

  • NCHS
    • Overview
    • National Health Interview Survey
    • Healthcare Surveys
  • Census – Update on Race/Ethnicity Collection
  • Electronic Public Health Case Reporting


Susan Queen, PhD
Marcie Cynamon, MA
Denys Lau, PhD
Hyon Shin, Census Bureau
Nicholas Jones, Census Bureau

Laura Conn, MPH, CDC

4:30 p.m.



4:50 p.m.

Work Group on Data Access and Use

  • Guidance for Data Access and Use of Federal health Data Resources
  • Data Summarization and Assessment Template for Increased Access and Use of HHS Federal Data Resources

Vickie Mays, Ph.D.

Helga Rippen, MD, PhD and
Joshua Rosenthal, PhD

5:30 p.m.

Public Comment


5:40 p.m.

Adjourn for the Day



Wednesday, June 15



8:00 a.m.

Call to Order, Review Agenda—Clarifications, Updates


8:05 a.m.

Subcommittee on Population Health

  • Measurement Framework for Community Health and Well-being V2
  • Fall Workshop Planning
  • 2016-2017 Subcommittee Workplan
Bruce Cohen, Ph.D. and William Stead, M.D., Co-chairs

9:05 a.m.

HHS Updates: Privacy and Security

Lucia Savage, JD, ONC

Rachel Seeger, JD, OCR


Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

  • May, 2016 Hearing Themes
  • 2016-2017 Subcommittee Workplan
    • Framing the Scope of the Future View of Health Data Privacy Discussion

Linda Kloss, Chair

10:15 a.m.

Subcommittee on Standards

  • Action Items (Letters)
  • 2016-2017 Subcommittee Workplan
    • Preparatory Discussion for DSMO/SDO/ORAE Development and Adoption Opportunities Working Session
    • Preparatory Discussion for Roadmap

Mr. Soonthornsima and Ms. Goss

10:45 a.m.



11:00 a.m.

MACRA-MIPS Update and Discussion

Pierre Yong, M.D., CMS

12:00 noon



12:45 p.m.

Committee Strategic Planning Session

  • Upcoming June 17 Hearing on Claims-based Databases for Policy Development and Evaluation
  • 2016 – 2017 Work plan

Chair & Members

1:50 p.m.

Public Comment


2:00 p.m.

Adjourn Full Committee Meeting

Dr. Suarez, Chair

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Break and Transition to Workgroup on Data Access and Use Meeting


2:30 p.m.

Call to Order: Workgroup on Data Access and Use

Dr. Mays

5:00 pm

Adjourn Workgroup on Data Access and Use


Upcoming Committee Meetings:

Full Committee:

September 28-29, 2016 (Wed, Thurs)
November 29-30, 2016 (Tues, Wed)


June 16, 2016 – Privacy Subcommittee Hearing on Minimum Necessary
June 17, 2016 – Claims-based Databases for Policy and Development & Evaluation Hearing


September 27, 2016 Population Health Subcommittee