National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Full Committee Meeting

November 13-14, 2019

Cohen Building, Snow Room, Fifth Floor

330 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20024



Wednesday, November 13

9:00 a.m. Welcome

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Review Agenda
William Stead, Chair
9:10 a.m. ASPE Update Sharon Arnold, PhD, ASPE
9:30 a.m. ICD-11 Follow-up and Action

  • Update from August Expert Roundtable Meeting
  • Review of meeting summary
Rich Landen & Bill Stead
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Action on ICD-11

  • Letter with recommendations to the Secretary and attachments
Full Committee
11:30 a.m. X12 Update and Enhanced Implementation Guide Processes

  • Presentation
  • Q&A
Cathy Sheppard

Executive Director, X12

12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Predictability Roadmap

  • Update from July Visioning Session
  • ACTION: Letter to the Secretary
Alix Goss & Rich Landen

Co-chairs, Subcommittee on Standards

2:15 p.m. NCVHS and ONC/HITAC Prior Authorization Collaboration Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, ONC and Subcommittee on Standards
3:00 p.m. Expert Panel on Prior Authorization:

  • Update on Prior Authorization work since March 2019 HITAC meeting
  • Challenges in reducing provider and patient burden
  • Industry survey efforts with themes and gaps preliminarily identified
Heather McComas, AMA

Kate Berry, AHIP

April Todd, CAQH, CORE

Mary G. Greene, CMS

Jay Eisenstock, WEDI

Pam Dixon, World Privacy Forum

5:15 p.m. Public Comment Rebecca Hines

NCVHS Executive Secretary

5:30 p.m. Follow up Discussion with NCVHS and ONC

  • Future of Convergence of Administrative and Clinical Data
NCVHS members and ONC leadership
5:50 p.m. Adjourn William Stead, Chair


Thursday, November 14

8:30 a.m. Welcome

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Review Agenda
William Stead, Chair
8:40 a.m. Briefing and Updates

  • OCR Update on HIPAA Policy and Enforcement with Committee discussion
Tim Noonan, Deputy Director Division of Health Information Privacy Division

HHS Office for Civil Rights

9:30 a.m. Redesign of NCHS’s Health US Data Program Renee Gindi
Branch Chief, NCHS
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Committee Member Updates NCVHS Members
10:45 a.m. Updates from the Federal Data Strategy Margo Schwab

Statistical and Science Policy

Office of Management and Budget

11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

  • Priorities for the year ahead
Frank Pasquale

Co-chair, Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

1:30 p.m. 2020 NCVHS Workplan Chair and Full Committee
2:30 p.m. Public Comment Rebecca Hines

NCVHS Executive Secretary

2:45 p.m. Closing Remarks & Adjourn William Stead, Chair


Upcoming NCVHS Meetings

Full Committee Meeting, March 24-25, 2020

Full Committee Meeting, June 17-18, 2020