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...
This NYSHealth-funded report, prepared by the APCD Council, examines the issues related to the development of regulations and policies for an all-payer database (APD) in New York State. It also offers recommendations for State policymakers on the choices before them and seeks to preserve an expansive vision for the APD and the extent of its powers.
More than four years ago, New York...
With support from the Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center, the APCD Council has developed model legislation guidance for states to develop all-payer claims database legislation.
Presents a report on total cost of care measurement activities in four states - Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Vermont.
All-payer claims databases are being developed in states across the nation to fill gaps in information about the health care system. The value of such databases is becoming more apparent as these databases mature and are used more frequently to help states better understand their health care utilization and costs.
Provides information on the current landscape of APCD legislation while highlighting the most critical features of legislation to date. Intended for use by states that are considering the development of all-payer claims database (APCD) legislation, or those who are revisiting their current legislation.
This paper provides guidance to states that are planning to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) and/or Request for Information (RFI) for All-Payer Claims Database (APCD). The information in this paper was derived from the review of previously issued state RFPs and RFIs, and input collected through technical assistance, national workshops, and the Learning Network functions of the APCD Council...
This paper summarizes the proposed rules and provides a perspective on the implications of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.