Written Testimony submitted by Dave Worthen of the American Health Care Association for the April 4 – 5, 2006 Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

Statement of the American Health Care Association to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Standards and Security on HIPAA National Provider Identifier Implementation Presented by:    Paul “Dave” Worthen Chief Privacy Officer BEI March 31, 2006 Chairman Jeffrey Blair Chairman Harry Reynolds National Committee on Vital…

Presentation 2 by Lisa Miller for the December 8, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

FRONT MATTER for 835 4050 ROI SURVEY If you have or plan to implementthe HIPAA-adopted X12 835 transaction for electronic remittances, we need your help.  The survey included in this document is to assist WEDI and the Designated Standard Maintenance Organizations (DSMO) in providing an accurate cost-benefit analysis to the federal government for adopting a…

Testimony by Donald Bechtel for the December 8, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

SIEMENS Updating HIPAA Standards: The Vendor Perspective Testimony of Donald Bechtel To the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Standards and Security December 8, 2005 Mr. Chairman and fellow committee members, my name is Don Bechtel. I work for Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services where my responsibilities include standards and regulatory management…

Testimony by John Hawkins for the December 8, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

      AFEHCT Chair Sheila H. Schweitzer Chairperson & CEO CareMedic Systems, Inc. Updating HIPAA Standards The Vendor Perspective Testimony of the Association For Electronic Health Care Transactions (AFEHCT) As presented by John Hawkins QuadraMed To the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Standards and Security December 8, 2005 Mr. Co-chairmen,…

Presentation 1 by Lynne Gilbertson for the December 7, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

NCPDP Status of NCVHS Recommendations To HHS on Electronic Prescribing for the MMA December 7, 2005 Observation 3 (Prescription Messages) Recommendation: HHS should recognize as a foundation standard the most current version of NCPDP SCRIPT for new prescriptions, prescription renewals, cancellations, and changes between prescribers and dispensers. The NCPDP SCRIPT Standard would include its present…

Testimony by Bill Braithwaite for the August 17, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Privacy Hearings on Privacy and Health Information Technology August 17, 2005 Testimony of William R. “Bill” Braithwaite, MD, PhD, FACMI Chief Medical Officer, eHealth Initiative, Washington, DC My name is Bill Braithwaite, Chief Medical Officer of the eHealth Initiative (eHI) based in Washington, DC, a non-profit…

Testimony by Pam Dixon for the August 16, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality Hearing

Testimony of Pam Dixon Executive Director, World Privacy Forum Electronic Health Records and the National Health Information Network: Patient Choice, Privacy, and Security in Digitized Environments Before The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality San Francisco, California Tuesday, August 16, 2005 Chairman Rothstein and Members of the Committee,…

Testimony by Lynne Gilbertson for the July 26, 2005 NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security Hearing

NCPDP Status of NCVHS Recommendations To HHS on Electronic Prescribing for the MMA July 26, 2005 Observation 3 (Prescription Messages) Recommendation: HHS should recognize as a foundation standard the most current version of NCPDP SCRIPT for new prescriptions, prescription renewals, cancellations, and changes between prescribers and dispensers. The NCPDP SCRIPT Standard would include its present…