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NCVHSNational Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
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In its report, the NCVHS also lists the perceived obstacles between
The final day of the conference presented the breakout session results to The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), the public advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The NCVHS is a legislatively mandated advisory committee to the Department of Health and Human Services.
This working document will assist the subcommittee in development of the draft letter of initial recommendations that will be presented to the full NCVHS at the September 1 meeting.
As the NCVHS observed, having similar functional information across care settings will maximize the utility of the information for such purposes as evaluating health care system performance and setting funding priorities.
The plans submitted to HHS will be analyzed by the 18-member National Committee on Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS), which will develop solutions to the compliance problems found in the health care companies' plans.
In order to prevent major incompatibilities and elicit industry and private sector feedback, CHI participates in scheduled meetings of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) and its Standards and Security Subcommittee (SSS).
NCVHS recently voted to recommend that HHS adopt ICD-10 code sets.
This insight is clearly expressed in a report by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) (2001): "Without functional status information, the researchers, policymakers, and others who are already using administrative data have at best a rough idea of how people, individually and collectively, are doing and at worst they are making erroneous assumptions and decisions."
Efforts to encourage the development of core data sets for enrollment and encounter data (e.g., NCVHS 1996) are intended to encourage health plans to maintain details of service use in a uniform manner, which could be used both internally and by outside evaluators.
Martha Dewey Bergren, Chicago, IL testified for the National Association of School Nurses at a hearing on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) at the National Committee of Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality.
The International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, or ICD-9 clinical codes need replacing, a subcommittee of the National Committee on Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS) said recently.