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National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting

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Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the following advisory committee meeting.

Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Review Committee, pursuant to Section 1104(i) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Time and Date: June 16, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EST; June 17, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m. EST.

Place: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Auditorium B and C, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, (301) 458-4524.

Status: Open.

Purpose: The purpose of this hearing is to obtain information from the health care industry on the currently adopted standards, operating rules, code sets and identifiers used in administrative simplification transactions.

The objectives of this hearing are as follows: (1) Review currently adopted standards, operating rules, code sets and identifiers used in each of the HIPAA-named administrative simplification transactions and evaluate the degree to which they meet current industry business needs; and (2) Identify transactions, standards, operating rules, code sets and identifiers used in administrative simplification that require changes, deletions or new versions in order to meet industry needs.

We invite the public to prepare and submit written testimony on any and all areas covered by this hearing. We also invite testifiers to prepare and submit more extensive written testimony, in addition to the oral testimony they will be providing during the hearing. Written testimonies should be sent to Marietta Squire, Committee Management Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, email msquire@cdc.gov.

Background on the Review Committee, including the Review Committee's Charter can be accessed at http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/​subcommittees-work-groups/​subcommittee-on-standards/​review-committee/​.

Contact Person for More Information: Debbie M. Jackson, Acting Executive Secretary, NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2339, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone (301) 458-4614 or Terri Deutsch, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244, telephone (410) 786-9462. Program information as well as summaries of meetings and a roster of committee members are available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS Web site: http://ncvhs.us/​, where further information including an agenda will be posted when available.

Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the CDC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity on (301) 458-4EEO (4336) as soon as possible.

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Dated: May 13, 2015.

James Scanlon,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Science and Data Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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