Date: August 3 2021
Summary: A summary paper detailing how to establish an All-Payers Claim Database with recommendations
Keywords: #apcd #commonwealth #fund #transparency #recommendations #archive
The Commonwealth Fund. 2020. State All-Payer Claims Databases: Tools for Improving Health Care Value, Part 1 — How States Establish an APCD and Make It Functional.
This was a summary paper detailing how to establish an All-Payers Claim Database with recommendations from 8 states across the US with All-Payer Claims Databases. It was a high value paper! Lots of great insights in this document with good summary insights from across the states interviewed which were:
However, the general insights were rather vague about what states actually did with their APCD. This paper gains even more benefit when read in conjunction with Part 2 of this series.
Information transparency is disclosing and highlighting variation in:
Enables employers to choose value-based care. Consumers will know what options they have.
An All-Payers Claim Database can be used as a state oversight tool for:
Public coverage programs
It can also be used as a research tool for health care research and system improvement
Zelko, Jacob. Tools for Improving Health Care Value Part 1: How States Establish an APCD and Make it Functional. https://jacobzelko.com/08032021205910-establish-apcd. August 3 2021.