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States sell and give away patient-level health information.

ArizonaYesArizona Department of Health Services.$135
ArkansasYesArkansas Department of Health.$485
CaliforniaYesCalifornia Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development.$200
ColoradoNoColorado Hospital Association.$0.02 for record
District of Columbia
FloridaYesFlorida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis.$100 / year ($25/quarter)
HawaiiNoHawaii Health Information Corporation.$1,035
IllinoisYesIllinois Department of Public Health.$100+
IowaYesIowa Hospital Association.$585
KentuckyYesKentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services- Office of Health Policy.$1,535
MaineYesMaine Health Data Organization.$675
MarylandYesHealth Services Cost Review Commission.$35
MassachusettsYesDivision of Health Care Finance and Policy. $835
MissouriYesMissouri Department of Health and Senior Services.$150+
NevadaYesHealthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).$$435
New HampshireYesNew Hampshire Department of Health & Human Service.
New JerseyYesNew Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services.$60
New MexicoYesNew Mexico Department of Health.$485 (only 2009 and 2010 available)
New YorkYesNew York State Dept of Health. $350, final price determined at time of request
North CarolinaYesCecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.$535
North Dakota
OklahomaYesOklahoma State Department of Health.$50-7500
OregonYesOffice for Oregon Health Policy and Research.$250
PennsylvaniaYesPennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).$4,500
Rhode IslandYesRhode Island Department of Health.$115
South CarolinaYesSouth Carolina State Budget & Control Board, Office of Research and Statistics.$1.25 per 1,000 records with a minimum of a $100 charge
South DakotaYesSouth Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations.$785
TennesseeYesTennessee Hospital Association (THA) Health Information Network.$10,000
TexasYesTexas Health Care Information Collection, Center for Health Statistics, Texas Department of State Health Services.$6,000 recent years, 1999-2006 free
UtahYesOffice of Health Care Statistics, Utah Department of Health.$3,150
VermontYesDivision of Health Care Administration.
VirginiaYesVirginia Health Information.$975-$2500
WashingtonYesWashington State Department of Health.$50
West VirginiaYesWest Virginia Health Care Authority.$510
WisconsinYesWisconsin Hospital Association.$835

Notes: Costs are those to research institutions for inpatient unrestricted versions of public data files for most recent year available. A blank value indicates that State does not release public data. Some States have data available through HCUP, which may be at a different price and may offer different fields than those available directly from the State.

Hooley S and Sweeney L. Survey of Publicly Available State Health Databases. Harvard University. Data Privacy Lab. 1064-1. June 2013. PDF

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