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...
A brief highlighting the value of APCDs in informing health system change.
In the pursuit of advancing payment reform, the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) is leading a multi-regional innovation initiative focused on the production, sharing and use of information about the total cost of care. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, five pioneering regional health improvement collaboratives (RHICs) who participated in the pilot phase of...
This publication details the importance of state APCD data for employers and illustrates the ways state APCD data are used to support the needs of importance to employers.
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.