Health Data Panel

Name Health Data Panel
Contact Person Ms. Nell Wilson - Operations Manager, Bureau of Health Informatics, OPH/LDH
Mailing Address Post Office Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Phone Number 225-342-7437
Fax Number --
Board Email
Website --
Legal Authority Act 537 2008 Regular Session
Year Created 2009
Organizational Placement OPH
Purpose/Function Provide recommendations to the Office of Public Health regarding the implementation of the Consumers' Right to Know law.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 25
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
Estimated number in current year: 2
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 3
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The intent of the Health Data Panel is to define, Identify, and define the core health care cost, quality, and performance data elements to be reported to the Office of Public Health, Department of Health and Hospitals, in accordance with existing national and international data standards for core health data elements for consumers' meaningful comparison of costs for specific health care services and specific quality of care measures between and among medical facilities, health care providers, and health plans.
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