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July 2010 St@teside

Apply Now For New Technical Assistance Offering: All-Payer Claims Database Workshop

State Coverage Initiatives (SCI) is teaming up with the National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) and the Regional All-Payer Healthcare Information Council (RAPHIC) to host a workshop on the topic of All-Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) from 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 14 through 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Topics that will be covered include: current and future uses for APCDs; governance and financing; integration of APCDs with other state reform efforts; and stakeholder input into the role of APCDs.
The three organizations are issuing a brief request for applications from states interested in attending. States with successful applications will send teams of up to four people to the workshop; all expenses for workshop registration and travel will be paid. Because we hope to offer an in-depth experience for participating states, the workshop will be limited to twelve states. Click here for a copy of the draft agenda and here for more information about how to apply. The application deadline is August 20, 2010. Applications can be sent to
Meeting Dates: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 14 – 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 15
Meeting Location: Salt Lake City, Utah