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All-Payer, All-Claims Database Future at Stake in Supreme Court Case

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined other states to support Vermont’s ability to gather medical claims data from self-insured health plans otherwise governed by federal law. Consumer groups, the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association all support Vermont, but the Supreme Court justices seemed to favor the other side, including the BlueCross BlueShield Association in arguments last week.

The Public Interest Research Group and AARP are joining state’s attorney generals, including Oregon’s Ellen Rosenblum to defend states’ ability to require self-insured companies to report their medical claims data to state all-payer, all-claims databases.

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