National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Subcommittee on Standards

ICD-11 Expert Roundtable Meeting

August 6-7, 2019

HHS Headquarters, Hubert Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 705-A
Washington, DC 20201



Meeting Objectives:

  • Develop a shared understanding of lessons from the ICD-10 planning process/transition and the differences between ICD-10 and ICD-11.
  • Reach consensus on the research questions to be answered to inform evaluation of cost and benefit of transition from ICD-10 to ICD-11 for mortality and morbidity – and to identify impacts of not moving to ICD-11 for morbidity.
  • Identify key topics/messages to communicate to the industry to foster early stakeholder engagement and preparation for the transition to ICD-11.


Tuesday, August 6

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

  • Call to Order & Roll Call
  • NCVHS Terminology & Vocabulary Agenda
  • Introductions and anticipated meeting takeaways
Bill Stead , NCVHS Chair

Rich Landen, Co-chair, Standards Subcommittee

9:20 a.m. NCVHS ICD-11 Project and Roundtable Meeting Design Rich Landen
9:30 a.m. What We’ve Learned Thus Far – The Highlights:

  • Learning from the ICD-10 process and timeline
  • What we know from the literature
Bill Stead, MD

Sheila Kusnoor, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Center for Knowledge Management

10:25 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m.


What We’ve Learned Thus Far – The Highlights:

  • What has changed from ICD-10 to ICD-11?
    • Development and structure of ICD-11
    • Analysis of resulting product
Bob Anderson, PhD & Donna Pickett, RHIA, MPH/NCHS

Olivier Bodenreider, NIH/NLM

Christopher Chute, Md, DRPH, MPH, Johns Hopkins University

11:30 a.m. Research Questions – Breakouts 1& 2

  • Introduction of working draft categories of research questions
  • Initial reaction and feedback
Rich Landen & ICD workgroup
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Breakout Group Assignments and Instructions Rich Landen & ICD workgroup
1:20 p.m. Breakout: Roundtable Session #1

  • Research questions for focus areas + major uses
Expert Panelists
2:15 p.m. Report Outs to Full Group NCVHS members with Expert Panelists
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Breakouts: Roundtable Session #2

  • Adoption Pathways and Timetable
  • Impact on Related Standards
Expert Panelists
4:15 p.m. Report Outs to Full Group NCVHS members with Expert Panelists
5:00 p.m. Recap of Insights from the Day & Discussion

  • Flag top priority research categories and questions
NCVHS members with Expert Panelists
5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks & Adjourn Rich Landen & Bill Stead


Wednesday, August 7

8:30 a.m. Welcome Back and Call to Order

  • Roll Call
  • Review Morning Work Plan
Bill Stead & Rich Landen
8:45 a.m. Recap from Day 1

  • Refinement of research questions, with input from Expert Panelists
Rich Landen and ICD-11 workgroup
9:15 a.m. Roundtable Session #3

  • Introduction of working draft key communication topics and messages
NCVHS members with Expert Panelists
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Report Outs to Full Group NCVHS members with Expert Panelists
11:15 a.m. Synthesis: Key Communication Topics for NCVHS Consideration

  • Flesh out top priority research questions & communication topics
Rich Landen, Bill Stead, NCVHS members with Expert Panelists
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. NCVHS Standards Subcommittee Working Session

  • Review Roundtable Findings
    • Research categories and questions
    • Key communication topics and messages
  • Outline draft letter to the Secretary
  • Next Steps
Rick Landen & Alix Goss

NCVHS members

Expert panelists who wish to participate

2:45 p.m. Public Comment Rebecca Hines
NCVHS Executive Secretary/Designated Federal Officer
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Adjourn Bill Stead & Rich Landen


Upcoming NCVHS Meetings

November 13-14, 2019            Full Committee Meeting