Title or Name of APCD System:
West Virginia Health Care Authority Database
Who Maintains the System:
West Virginia Health Care Authority
The claims data in West Virginia were originally collected to answer policy questions. Understanding cost was an important issue. In addition, Public Health was very interested in geographic variation in health status and incidence of chronic disease. Additionally, Health Policy planners were interested in evaluating the development of managed care.
Number of Commercial Sources of Claims Data:
Sources and Status of APCD Data Collection
|Payers||Currently Collected||Planned Collection|
|Third Party Administrators/Self-Funded||Yes||--|
|Types of Data Collected||Currently Collected||Planned Collection|
Analyses of cost, efficiency, quality, system utilization, episodes, geographic/racial differences, CON, and pharmaceutical versus medical costs.
State Specific Resources:
For more information please contact Laura Anderson at (LAnderson@hcawv.org, 304-558-7000).