The APCD Council would like to thank the following sponsors for supporting the APCD Council's 2018 activities. This support funds technical assistance and educational activities across states.
|HCCI’s mission is to promote independent research and analyses on the causes of rising U.S. health spending, to provide policymakers, consumers, and researchers with better, more transparent information on what is driving health care costs, and to help ensure that, over time, the nation is able to obtain a greater value from its health spending. Through HCCI, researchers have access to health care cost and utilization data that covers all ages and health issues, is national in nature, and includes previously inaccessible data on the private health insurance market. Researchers and policymakers are able to use the data to study the health care system, evaluate existing and new ways to contain costs, and assess quality.|
|Since 1976 the Human Services Research Institute has provided consultation and conducted research efforts at both the state and federal levels in the fields of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Child and Family Services, Mental Health, and Substance Use.|
|Milliman is among the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services. Milliman serves the full spectrum of business, financial, government, union, education, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to our consulting actuaries, Milliman's body of professionals includes numerous other specialists, ranging from clinicians to economists.|
Onpoint Health Data is an independent nonprofit organization based in Portland, Maine, offering a comprehensive set of end-to-end health data management and analytic services for the APCD community. Our data integration and reporting solutions, continuously enhanced over more than 20 years of operation, are designed to flexibly intake, standardize, and enrich a wide range of disparate data sources – from healthcare encounter and claims data to clinical and program registries. Our team of analysts use these solutions to support some of the nation’s most advanced reform-centered initiatives, including the Dartmouth Institute’s multi-state Atlas reporting, a national demonstration of the HealthPartners’ Total Cost of Care measurement system, and the Vermont Blueprint for Health’s practice- and geography-based profiles.
Onpoint’s secure data access solutions include consumer portals, Business Intelligence systems, and analyst enclaves that offer a wide array of nationally recognized performance measures and benchmarks, including HEDIS, AHRQ, CMS, and ACO effective/preventive care measures. Our staff also develop custom population- and provider-based analyses and program evaluation – all backed by proven data expertise, rigorous quality assurance, and contemporary tools that enable faster start-up, efficient operations, and advanced analytics.
|Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum comprises three companies – OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx – representing more than 35,000 employees worldwide who collaborate to deliver integrated, intelligent solutions that work to modernize the health system and improve overall population health.|