Check out this new article Wizards of the Coast posted recently:

Ask Wizards: 10/16/2006

Q: I have purchased the D&D Basic Game, which is very nice, and packed with nice miniatures too. But being a D&D Minis player, I could not help but be disappointed by the fact that their stat cards weren’t included with them. Are they not usable in skirmish play? How can I use them?
--Leandro