Work Groups Related to the MN APCD
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Work Groups Related to the MN APCD

MN APCD Public Use File Work Group

In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature directed the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to develop a set of Public Use Files (PUFs) containing summary information from the Minnesota All Payer Claims Database (MN APCD). The purpose of the PUFs is to make MN APCD data more widely available for research and care improvement initiatives, while maintaining safeguards to protect sensitive information. MDH was charged with consulting the MN APCD workgroup formed in 2014 on technical issues related to the development of these summary files or data tables.

PUF Workgroup Members (PDF)

MN APCD Workgroup Charge (PDF)

Development of PUFs from the MN APCD Fact Sheet (PDF)

2014 Minnesota All Payer Claims Database Work Group

In 2014, the Minnesota Legislature directed the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to convene a workgroup tasked with making recommendations about potential expanded use of the data, privacy and security considerations, as well as access and funding of the MN APCD (Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 62U.04).

Minnesota All Payer Claims Database (MN APCD) Workgroup Report to the 2015 Minnesota Legislature (PDF)

Workgroup Members (PDF)

FAQ (PDF)

Updated Friday, January 25, 2019 at 03:26PM