Jo Porter Gives Suzanne the Scoop on All Things APCD
December 20, 2021
Suzanne Delbanco calls Josephine (Jo) Porter to get the latest scoop on activities and developments regarding All-Payer Claims Databases (APCDs).
Jo serves as the Director for the Institute for Health Policy and Practice at the University of New Hampshire and the Co-Chair of the APCD Council. Jo focuses much of her time on APCD analysis, including an emphasis on using APCD data in public health.
Suzanne and Jo discuss the recent growth in APCDs across the country, renewed federal interest in APCDs, how states are collecting and sharing the information in their APCDs, and data barriers. Suzanne and Jo also discuss the benefits of APCD data for employers and other health care purchasers looking to create high-value benefits and health care programs for members.