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Current Legislative Authorities

By Department of Health and Human Services

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Book Id: WPLBN0000018599
Format Type: PDF eBook
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Current Legislative Authorities  
Author: Department of Health and Human Services
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Medical research, Medical reports
Collections: Medical Library Collection
Historic
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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Health And Human Services, D. O. (n.d.). Current Legislative Authorities. Retrieved from http://www.gejl.org/


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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is the Federal Government’s principal health statistics agency. The NCHS mandate from Congress addresses the full spectrum of concerns in the health field from birth to death, including overall health status, life style and exposure to unhealthful influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use and financing of health care and rehabilitation services. The authorizing legislation, reprinted in this book, is the accumulation of over 40 years and a dozen public laws. The key milestones in the evolution of NCHS authorities include the following:...

Table of Contents
Contents Background Public laws establishing or amending authorities for the National Center for Health Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii Citation of legislative authorities for the National Center for Health Statistics . . . ii Legislative history of the National Center for Health Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Highlights section page Excerpts from the Public Health Service Act General authority respecting research, evaluations, and demonstrations in health statistics, health services, and health care technology assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Coordination of research, evaluation, and statistics . . . . (c) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 National Center for Health Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Establishment of the National Center for Health Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (a) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Statistical, research, and epidemiological activities . . . . (b) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Reimbursable work program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (b)(4) . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Model State laws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (d) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Cooperative Health Statistics System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (e) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Standard vital statistics certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (g) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Collection of vital statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (h)(1) . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Annual sample survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (h)(2) . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Technical assistance in use of statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . (i) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Coordination of statistics within Health and Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (j) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics . . . . (k) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Data on ethnic and racial populations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (l) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Minority health statistics grants program . . . . . . . . . . . . (m) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Authorization of funds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (n) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 International cooperation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 General provisions respecting effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of health services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Health, United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (a) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 iii

 
 



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