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State legislation relating to healthcare public reporting

  • TITLE 16 CHAPTER 20. UNIFORM HEALTH DATA: Establishes a health information database based on hospital and nursing home billing data for health care purchasers, health care insurers, health care providers and the general public to review. The database includes charge levels, age-specific utilization patterns, morbidity patterns, patient origin and trends in health care charges. The state agency to prepare and make available reports based on this data. While not mandated, the state agency may also study and issue reports on health status issues such as mortality rates, rates of infection, readmission rates.

All-Payer Claims Database (APCD)