October 16, 2000 Letter to the Secretary on Implementation of Administrative Simplification Final Rules

October 16, 2000 The Honorable Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Shalala: As part of its responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) will be monitoring closely the implementation of the…

October 3, 2000 Letter to the Secretary on the Status of the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities, and Handicaps (ICIDH)

October 3, 2000 The Honorable Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Shalala: We are writing to advise you on the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities, and Handicaps (ICIDH), which the World Health Organization (WHO) currently is revising. WHO proposes to submit the…

February 7, 2000 Recommendations on the notice of proposed rule-making for standards for privacy of individually identifiable health information

February 7, 2000 U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Attention: Privacy-P Room G-322A Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, D. C. 20201 Dear Sirs: On behalf of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), I am pleased to forward to you our…

March 2, 1999, Letter to George M. Reider, Jr., President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, on the Health Information Privacy Model Act

National Committee on Vital & Health Statistics March 2, 1999 George M. Reider, Jr. President, NAIC National Association of Insurance Commissioners P.O. Box 816 Hartford, CT 06142 Dear Mr. Reider: The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) appreciated the informative briefing on the Health Information Privacy Model Act (Model Act) provided by Wendy…

October 8, 1998, Letter to the Secretary transmitting paper, “Assuring A Health Dimension for the National Information Infrastructure”

National Committee on Vital & Health Statistics October 8, 1998 The Honorable Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Shalala: On behalf of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), I am pleased to forward to you a concept paper, “Assuring A…