All-Payer Claims Database Data Release Review Board
The Data Release Review Board is an 11-member, multi-disciplinary advisory Board to the Director of the Department of Health. This Board advises the Director on protecting patient privacy when releasing detailed data from HealthFacts RI, Rhode Island's All-Payer Claims Database, to the public.
Review requests for data to ensure that the identity of individuals is protected.
What we do
- Review the format of analytic datasets to be made available on the
Department's website, to ensure that privacy is protected.
- Review applications for detailed data extracts, which contan more sensitive data.
- Ensure that member, patient and payer-specific claims payment amounts are safeguarded including if any other available data could be used to re-identify the member, patient or payer-specific claims payment amounts.
- Give written notice to the applicant within fifteen days of a decision if denied, including a basis for the denial.
The Board has members representing health insurers, healthcare facilities, healthcare consumers, physicians, privacy advocacy organizations, researchers and state agenices.
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