September 1, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Implementation of the Privacy Rule’s marketing provisions

September 1, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) monitors the implementation of…

August 23, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Recommendations on Populations Based Data Collection

August 23, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W Washington, D.C 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its charge, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics concerns itself with HHS population-based health data issues. The Committee is particularly interested in ensuring that…

June 17, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Recommendations on Standards for Billing of Supplies

June 17, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is responsible for studying,…

June 17, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Recommendations on the Effect of the Privacy Rule in Schools

June 17, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C.  20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) monitors implementation of the…

June 17, 2004 – Letter to the Secretary – Recommendations on the Effect of the Privacy Rule in Law Enforcement

June 17, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C.  20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) monitors the implementation of…

June 17, 2004 Letter to the Secretary – Recommendations on the Effect of the Privacy Rule in Banking

June 17, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) monitors the implementation of…

March 5, 2004 Letter to the Secretary – Recommendation on the effect of the Privacy Rule

March 5, 2004 The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Thompson: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) monitors the implementation of…

February 20, 2004 – Letter to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH regarding the establishment of the National Children’s Study

February 20, 2004 Duane Alexander, M.D. Director National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health 9000 Rockville Pike Building 31 Bethesda, Maryland  20892 Dear Dr. Alexander: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), an advisory committee to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is charged with…