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Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services announces the following advisory committee meeting.
Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Subcommittee on Standards and Security.
Time and Date: 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., July 13, 2000; 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., July 14, 2000.
Place: Room 705A, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.
Purpose: The purpose of this hearing is to discuss local code issues and early implementation of the Administrative Simplification standards that will be required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). For local code issues, the Subcommittee will hear testimony delineating the problem and examining some of the tools and processes that could lead to a solution. For early implementors, the Subcommittee will hear a wide perspective of the issues from providers, vendor/clearinghouses, and geographic networks, as well as industry solutions.
In the interest of security, the Department has instituted stringent procedures for entrance to the Hubert H. Humphrey Building by non-government employees. Thus, persons without a government identification card will need to have the guard call for an escort to the meeting.
Contact Person for More Information: Substantive program information as well as summaries of meetings and a roster of committee members may be obtained from J. Michael Fitzmaurice, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor for Information Technology, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, 2101 East Jefferson Street, #600, Rockville, MD 20852, phone: (301) 594-3938; or Start Printed Page 42699Marjorie S. Greenberg, Executive Secretary, NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 1100, Presidential Building, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone (301) 458-4245. Information is also available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS website: http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/ where an agenda for the meeting will be posted when available.Start Signature
Dated: June 28, 2000.
Director, Division of Data Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 00-17338 Filed 7-10-00; 8:45 am]
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