Final Agenda




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

November 18-19, 2015

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Meeting Minutes



Wednesday, November 18


8:30 a.m. Call to Order, Review Agenda

Introductions and Welcome New Committee Members

Dr. Walter Suarez, Chair
9:15 a.m. Updates from the Department:

  • ASPE
  • ONC-Interoperability Roadmap
  • CMS

Mr. Jim Scanlon
Mr. Steve Posnack, MS, MHS
Ms. Shana Olshan dial in

10:45 a.m. Break  
11:00 a.m. ACA Review Committee Briefing from June 16-17 Hearing

Presentation and Discussion of Preliminary Review Committee Report Outline and Recommendations

Mr. Ob Soonthornsima and
Ms. Alix Goss
(Review Committee, co-chairs)
12:30 p.m. Lunch  
1:30 p.m. ICD-10-CM Implementation Discussion Ms. Donna Pickett, RHIA, MPH, NCHS
2:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Population Health, with comments from Dr. Karen DeSalvo @ 2:30pm Dr. Bruce Cohen and
Dr. William Stead (co-chairs)
3:30 p.m. Break  
3:45 p.m. Subcommittee on Population Health (Continued)  
4:15 p.m. Subcommittee on Standards Mr. Ob Soonthornsima and
Ms. Alix Goss
5:00 p.m. Working Group on Data Access and Use

  • Review and Action on WG Description and Workplan
Dr. Vickie Mays
5:30 p.m. Public Comment  
5:40 p.m. Adjourn for the Day  


Thursday, November 19th


8:15 a.m. Call to Order, Review Agenda-Clarifications, Updates Chair
8:30 a.m. NCHS Update Mr. Charlie Rothwell, MS, MBA
8:45 a.m. Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

Includes Privacy Updates

Ms. Linda Kloss

Ms. Lucia Savage, JD, ONC
Ms. Rachel Seeger, OCR

10:30 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. National Committee Goals and Objectives Discussion, Strategic Plans and Next Steps Chair & Members
11:30 a.m. Working Group Charge modification and Wrap up Chair
11:45 a.m. Public Comment  
12:00 p.m. Adjourn Full Committee Meeting  
1:00 p.m. Call to Order: Working Group on Data Access and Use Dr. Vickie Mays

Upcoming Committee Meetings:

Full: February 17-18, 2016

June 14-15, 2016

September 28-29, 2016

November 29-30, 2016

(Wed, Thurs)

(Tues, Wed)

(Wed, Thurs)

(Tues, Wed)

Hearing: Standards Subcommittee February 16, 2016