Legal Authority

All-Payer Claims Database Data Release Review Board

The Data Release Review Board is an up-to-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.

Official Review Board Information more

Recently Submitted Meeting Minutes

03/02/2022 09:34 EST
10/12/2021 10:11 EDT
05/13/2021 05:16 EDT
01/15/2021 15:43 EST

Board Members more