All-Payer Claims Database Development Manual: Establishing a Foundation for Health Care Transparency and Informed Decision Making

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Overview: 

With support from the Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center, the APCD Council has developed a manual for states to develop all-payer claims databases. Titled "All-Payer Claims Database Development Manual: Establishing a Foundation for Health Care Transparency and Informed Decision Making," the manual is a first-of its-kind resource that provides states with detailed guidance on common data standards, collection, aggregation and analysis involved with establishing these databases.

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Publication Date: 
February, 2015
Author(s): 
Jo Porter, Denise Love, Amy Costello, Ashley Peters, Barbara Rudolph
Contacts: 

Ashley Peters, Project Director, UNH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, APCD Council; Roy Ramthun, Senior Director, West Health Policy Center

Citation: 

Porter, J., Love, D., Costello, A., Peters, A. and Rudolph, B., All-Payer Claims Database Development Manual: Establishing a Foundation for Health Care Transparency and Informed Decision Making, APCD Council and West Health Policy Center, February 2015.