National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting, 6025 [2016-02116]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 23 (Thursday, February 4, 2016)]
[Page 6025]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-02116]



National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting

    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), 
Full Committee Meeting.

Time and Date

February 17, 2016 8:30 a.m.-5:40 p.m. EST.
February 18, 2016 8:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST.

    Place: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. 
Humphrey Building, Room 705-A, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20024, (202) 690-7100.
    Status: Open.


    At this meeting the Committee will hear presentations and hold 
discussions on several health data policy topics. The Committee will 
receive updates from the Department, including from the Office of the 
National Coordinator that will focus on the Interoperability Roadmap, 
and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Committee will 
discuss and take action on a recommendation letter stemming from the 
June 16-17, 2015 inaugural hearing of the Review Committee and approve 
the report ``Advancing Community-Level Core Measurement: A Progress 
Report and Workshop Summary.'' The Committee will further review its 
strategic plan for 2016 and all Subcommittees will report on their 
workplans and next steps. In addition, the Committee will be briefed on 
and discuss the recent implementation of ICD-10 as well as an overview 
of current challenges and opportunities regarding use of All Payer 
Claims Databases. After the plenary session adjourns, the Work Group on 
HHS Data Access and Use will continue strategic discussions on building 
a framework for guiding principles for data access and use. The times 
shown above are for the full Committee meeting. Subcommittee-specific 
topics will be addressed as part of the Full Committee schedule.
    Contact Person for More Information: Substantive program 
information may be obtained from Rebecca Hines, Executive Secretary, 
NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, 
telephone (301) 458-4715. Summaries of meetings and a roster of 
committee members are available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS Web 
site:, 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.

    Dated: January 28, 2016.
James Scanlon,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Data Policy, Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 2016-02116 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]
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