Data and research initiatives by the health care data analysis section of the Department of Health and Human Services related to public-sector health care programs shall:

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes 81-679

  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801

(1) Assist the state‘s current health care financing and delivery programs to deliver and purchase health care in a manner that promotes improvements in health care efficiency and effectiveness;

(2) Assist the state in its public health activities, including the analysis of disease prevalence and trends and the development of public health responses;

(3) Assist the state in developing and refining its overall health policy, including policy related to health care costs, quality, and access; and

(4) Provide health care information that allows the evaluation of state health care financing and delivery programs.