June 16, 2023
ICD-11 Meeting and Request for Information
On June 13, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) advisory committee, part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), published a Notice of Meeting and Request for Information (RFI).
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the global standard for health data, clinical documentation, and statistical aggregation. It provides a common language for recording, reporting, and monitoring diseases. It facilitates the collection and storage of data for analysis and comparison of mortality and morbidity data. ICD-11 is the 11th revision, fully electronic, includes more diagnostic codes, and can be used online or offline.
It is important that HHS hear the concerns of rural health care facilities, whose input will help will provide advice to HHS to inform ICD–11 policy.
The meeting will be held Thursday, August 3, 2023, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EDT and is open to the public. The public is invited and welcome to attend. NCVHS meets 3 times a year. Meetings are open to the public. All meetings are webcast. Public participation at meetings is generally limited to the public comment times specified on the meeting agenda.
Please click Here to join the meeting on August 3 at 10 a.m..
To submit comments in response to the RFI, please send by close of business June 30, 2023, to NCVHSmail@cdc.gov, and include on the subject line: Response from [your organization or name] regarding ICD–11 RFI.