Subcommittee Charge

The Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security monitors major developments with regard to health information privacy, confidentiality and security on behalf of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, and identifies issues and opportunities for investigation. The Subcommittee also makes recommendations to the full Committee and assists the Department in its administration of the privacy and security provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-191).

Specifically, the Subcommittee will:

  1. Identify developments, opportunities and issues in health information privacy, confidentiality and security for Committee attention.
  2. Through public hearings and other means, serve as a forum on health information privacy, confidentiality and security matters on behalf of the public, employers, the health industry, the privacy and security community, Standards Development Organizations, the research community, State and local government, and other stakeholders.
  3. Based upon public hearings, consultation and analysis, make recommendations to the full Committee and assist the Department in its administration of the privacy and security provisions of P.L. 104-191.
  4. Make recommendations to the full Committee on strategies to promote the development and adoption of sound health information privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and practices. These strategies may include new or updated policies, public information and education, as well as research and development.
  5. Provide recommendations to HHS on topical Departmental issues and collaborate with other governmental initiatives, such as those focused on expanding patient access to information and advancing the interoperability of health information.
  6. Monitor privacy, confidentiality and security legislation and the implementation of regulations.
  7. Assist the full Committee in the preparation of recommendations, testimony and reports to the Secretary and the Congress.
  8. Collaborate with other NCVHS subcommittees on matters of mutual interest and concern.

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Past Events

  • November 28, 2017
    Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security Subcommittee Meeting
  • June 16, 2016
    Agenda of the June 16, 2016 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • May 24-25, 2016
    Agenda of the May 24-25, 2016 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • May 6-7, 2015
    Agenda of the May 6 – 7, 2015 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • July 16, 2014
    Agenda of the July 16, 2014 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Community Data User Toolkit Webinar Workshop
  • April 17-18, 2012
    Agenda of the April 17-18, 2012 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • May 12, 2011
    Agenda of the May 12, 2011 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security and Subcommittee on Population Health Hearing
  • April 27, 2011
    Agenda of the April 27, 2011 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • September 14, 2010
    Agenda of the September 14, 2010 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Working Session
  • June 15, 2010
    Agenda of the June 15, 2010 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • June 9, 2009
    Agenda of the June 9, 2009 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • May 20-21, 2009
    Agenda of the May 20-21, 2009 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Hearing
  • October 4, 2007
    Agenda of the October 4, 2007 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Working Session
  • June 19, 2007
    Agenda of the June 19, 2007 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Working Session
  • April 17, 2007
    Agenda of the April 17, 2007 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • January 23, 2007
    Agenda of the January 23, 2007 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • November 29-30, 2006
    Agenda of the November 29-30, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • September 14-15, 2006
    Agenda of the September 14-15, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • February 21, 2006
    Agenda of the February 21, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Meeting
  • November 15, 2005
    Agenda of the November 15, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Meeting
  • October 21, 2005
    Agenda of the October 21, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Meeting
  • September 8-9, 2005
    Agenda of the September 8-9, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Breakout Sessions
  • August 16-17, 2005
    Agenda of the August 16-17, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • June 7-8, 2005
    Agenda of the June 7-8, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • March 30-31, 2005
    Agenda of the March 30-31, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • February 23-24, 2005
    Agenda of the February 23-24, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • January 11-12, 2005
    Agenda of the January 11-12, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • November 18-19, 2004
    Agenda of the November 18-19, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • July 14-15, 2004
    Agenda of the July 14-15, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing
  • February 18-19, 2004
    Agenda of the February 18-19, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

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Members and Staff

Chair

  • Linda L. Kloss, MA

Members

  • Jacki Monson, JD
  • Nicholas L. Coussoule
  • Vickie M. Mays, PhD, MSPH

Lead Staff

  • Rachel Seeger, JD

Staff

  • Amy Chapper, JD
  • Kathryn Marchesini, JD
  • Maya Bernstein, JD
  • Natalie Gonzalez, JD, LLM, CDC