Hearing of the

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality

November 29 – 30, 2006

Hubert. H. Humphrey Building
Washington, DC 20201

Day One-Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Subject: Use of medical records by entities in the financial sector not covered by HIPAA

2:00 p.m. Introductions and Opening Remarks Mark Rothstein, J.D., Chair
2:15 p.m. Panel I – Use of Medical Records in the Financial Industry

  • Oliver I. Ireland, J.D., Morrison & Foerster, Washington, DC
  • Joy Pritts, J.D., Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University



3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Statements from the Public
3:48 p.m. Subcommittee Discussion
4:28 p.m. Adjourn

Day Two – Thursday, November 30, 2006

Subject: Consideration of approaches to the study of the effects of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

9:05 a.m. Introductions and Opening Remarks Mark Rothstein, J.D., Chair
9:15 a.m. Panel II – Approaches to Studying the HIPAA Privacy Rule

  • Steven Garfinkel, Ph.D., American Institutes for Research, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Claudia L. Schur, Ph.D., National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, Bethesda, MD
  • Susan McAndrew, J.D., Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Robert Gellman, J.D., Privacy and Information Policy Consultant, Washington, DC
11:34 a.m. Break
11:57 a.m. Subcommittee Discussion
1:05 p.m. Adjourn

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December 4, 2006