Subcommittee Charge

The Subcommittee on Standards monitors and makes recommendations to the Full Committee on health data standards, including implementation of the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Medicare Modernization and Improvement Act of 2006 (MMA), the Affordable Care Act and associated areas of focus such as interoperability.

Specifically, the Subcommittee will:

  1. Identify opportunities and issues in health data standards for full Committee attention.
  2. Provide outreach, liaison, and consultation with, and serve as a public forum on health information technology standards for, the following stakeholders:
    • Health care industry
    • Federal, state and local governments
    • Standards development organizations
    • Health information technology companies
    • Public health
    • Consumer groups
    • Research community
  3. Make recommendations to the Full Committee related to:
    • Electronic transactions
    • Health terminologies and vocabularies
    • Clinical documentation
    • Security measures
    • Identifiers for employers, health plans, health care providers and patients
    • Operating Rules
  4. Make recommendations to the Full Committee on strategies to promote a continuing process of developing, coordinating, adopting, implementing and maintaining standards. These strategies may include public information and educational efforts as well as research and development efforts.
  5. Produce recommendations for the Full Committee’s annual report to Congress on HIPAA Administrative Simplification.
  6. Collaborate with the other NCVHS subcommittees on cross-cutting issues.
  7. Collaborate with other Federal Advisory Committees on cross-cutting issues as appropriate and when delegated by the Full Committee.

July 2018

Products

Upcoming/Recent Meetings

Past Events

  • July 17-18, 2018
    Standards Subcommittee Health Terminologies/Vocabularies Roundtable
  • May 17, 2018
    Standards Subcommittee CIO Forum
  • March 26, 2018
    Standards Subcommittee Hearing on NCPDP Standards Updates
  • November 29, 2017
    Standards Subcommittee Meeting
  • August 21, 2017
    Agenda of the August 21, 2017 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Predictability Roadmap Meeting
  • May 3, 2017
    Agenda of the May 3, 2017 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing on Health Plan Identifier (HPID)
  • February 16, 2016
    Agenda of the February 16, 2016 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • June 16-17, 2015
    Agenda of the June 16-17, 2015 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Review Committee Hearing
  • February 26, 2015
    Agenda of the February 26, 2015 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • June 10, 2014
    Agenda of the June 10, 2014 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • February 19, 2014
    Agenda of the February 19, 2014 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards hearing
  • November 12, 2013
    Agenda of the November 12, 2013 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • September 18, 2013
    Agenda of the September 18, 2013 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards E-Health Vision and Standards Roadmap Roundtable
  • June 17-18, 2013
    Agenda of the June 17-18, 2013 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • February 28, 2013
    Agenda of the February 28, 2013 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Breakout Session
  • February 27, 2013
    Agenda of the February 27, 2013 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • November 15, 2012
    Agenda of the November 15, 2012 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Roundtable
  • June 20, 2012
    Agenda of the June 20, 2012 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • November 17-18, 2011
    Agenda of the November 17-18, 2011 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • June 17, 2011
    Agenda of the June 17, 2011 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • March 18, 2011
    Agenda of the March 18, 2011 NCVHS Full Committee Conference Call
  • July 19-21, 2010
    Agenda of the July 19-21, 2010 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • April 7, 2010
    Agenda of the April 7, 2010 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Conference Call
  • December 9-10, 2009
    Agenda of the December 9-10, 2009 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • February 24, 2009
    Agenda of the February 24, 2009 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Hearing
  • October 14, 2008
    Agenda of the October 14, 2008 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Working Session
  • January 29-30, 2008
    Agenda of the January 29-30, 2008 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • July 30-31, 2007
    Agenda of the July 30-31, 2007 Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • May 1-2, 2007
    Agenda of the May 1-2, 2007 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • January 24-25, 2007
    Agenda of the January 24-25, 2007 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • October 11-12, 2006
    Agenda of the October 11-12, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • July 28, 2006
    Agenda of the July 28, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • May 3, 2006
    Agenda of the May 3, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Call
  • May 2, 2006
    Agenda of the May 2, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Call
  • April 4-5, 2006
    Agenda of the April 4 – 5, 2006 Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • February 23-24, 2006
    Agenda of the February 23-24, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • January 30, 2006
    Agenda of the January 30, 2006 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Call
  • December 7-8, 2005
    Agenda of the December 7-8, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • October 31, 2005
    Agenda of the October 31, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Call
  • September 21-22, 2005
    Agenda of the September 21-22, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • July 26-27, 2005
    Agenda of the July 26-27, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • April 6, 2005
    Agenda of the April 6, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • February 18, 2005
    Agenda of the February 18, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • February 14, 2005
    Agenda of the February 14, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Call
  • February 7, 2005
    Agenda of the February 7, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Call
  • February 1-2, 2005
    Agenda of the February 1-2, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • January 13-14, 2005
    Agenda of the January 13-14, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • December 8-10, 2004
    Agenda of the December 8-10, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • August 25-30, 2004
    Agenda of the August 25, 27, 30 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Conference Calls
  • August 17-19, 2004
    Agenda of the August 17-19, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • July 28-30, 2004
    Agenda of the July 28-30, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • May 25-27, 2004
    Agenda of the May 25-27, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • March 30-31, 2004
    Agenda of the March 30-31, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • March 3, 2004
    Agenda of the March 3, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Meeting
  • January 27-28, 2004
    Agenda of the January 27-28, 2004 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing
  • December 9-10, 2003
    Agenda of the December 9-10, 2003 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

Meeting Documents

Members and Staff

Chair

  • Alexandra (Alix) Goss
  • Nicholas L. Coussoule

Members

  • Debra Strickland, MS
  • Denise E. Love, BSN, MBA
  • Linda L. Kloss, MA
  • Richard W. Landen, MPH, MBA
  • William W. Stead, MD

Lead Staff

  • Geanelle Herring, MSW
  • Lorraine Tunis Doo, MPH

Staff

  • Donna Pickett, RHA, MPH
  • Michael Lincoln, MD, FACMI
  • Suzie Burke-Bebee, DNP, MSIS, MS, RN

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