Health Care Data
126:25 Data Collection.
I. This subdivision establishes a system for the collection of health care data and for the disclosure of data consistent with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), 45 C.F.R. sections 160, 162, and 164, limited to public health activities, health care oversight, research, health care operations, the administration of anti-fraud, waste, and abuse activities, and the prevention of anti-competition practices in the health care system. For the purposes of this section, health care operations shall not include marketing or fundraising except such use or disclosure shall be permissible for market analysis.
II. All health care facilities under RSA 151:2 shall file health care data as required by the commissioner of health and human services, pursuant to RSA 126:27. This data shall include, but not be limited to:
(a) For hospitals, the data now collected through the uniform health care facility discharge data set as amended by rule pursuant to RSA 541-A; and
(b) For all facilities, disposition destination of each patient or resident admitted, payer information, charge by discharge, and any demographic or diagnostic information necessary for the administration of this subdivision.
Source. 1985, 378:2. 1990, 63:1. 1991, 83:1. 1995, 310:51, 57. 2003, 309:4. 2009, 43:1; 307:2. 2011, 115:1, I. 2012, 282:17, I, eff. June 30, 2015. 2019, 233:2, eff. July 12, 2019.