The Level 1 standard data set was created with all stakeholders (payers, providers, non-profits, employers, state agencies, etc.) in mind and is suitable for a multitude of CO APCD projects.

Use cases:

  • Inform consumer health care decisions
  • Evaluate provider or plan quality and efficacy of care
  • Highlight variation in price, quality, and utilization across regions
  • Identify total cost of care for CO residents

What’s Included?

  • Member and provider composite IDs
  • Member demographics
  • Diagnosis and procedure codes
  • Paid amounts (plan and patient paid portions)
  • Out of network flag
  • Pharmacy data
  • Dental data

Download the data elements dictionary here.

Not sure which level is right for you? Contact us at ColoradoAPCD@civhc.org to connect with a Health Data Solutions Consultant who can help determine the right data set for you.

Other available data sets:

  • Level 2a – Includes Payer Information
  • Level 2b – Includes Health Care Provider Information
  • Level 3 – Includes both Payer and Provider information (intended for specific research use)
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