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 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 31, 2001; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 1, 2001.
Place: Room 705A, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.
Purpose: At this hearing, the subcommittee will hear testimony regarding the process and outcomes for assessing requests for changes to the transaction standards designated under HIPAA, as well as assess industry progress in identifying a consensus standard for electronic signatures.
Notice: 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 Marjorie 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 also is 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: May 7, 2001.
Director, Division of Data Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 01-12211 Filed 5-14-01; 8:45 am]
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