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State legislation related to healthcare public reporting
- California Health and Safety Code Sections 1339.50-1339.59 Article 11. Payers Bill of Rights: Requires the OSPHD to establish a list of the 25 most commonly performed inpatient procedures in California hospitals and each hospital’s average charges for those procedures and make this information available on its Web site. The Web site can also provide quality of care information about hospitals, including hospital outcome studies available from the office and
hospital survey information available from the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
All-Payer Claims Database (APCD)
- APCD Legislation: AB-1810: Omnibus Health Trailer Bill. Bill directs the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) to create the Health Care Cost Transparency Database. The database will bring together information from health insurers, health care services plans, and other payers to increase payment and pricing transparency and to inform policy decisions.