108A-70.27. (See editor's note) Data collection; reporting.

(a) The Department shall ensure that the following data are collected, analyzed, and reported in a manner that will most effectively and expeditiously enable the State to evaluate Program goals, objectives, operations, and health outcomes for children:

(1) Number of applicants for coverage under the Program;

(2) Number of Program applicants deemed eligible for Medicaid;

(3) Number of applicants deemed eligible for the Program, by income level, age, and family size;

(4) Number of applicants deemed ineligible for the Program and the basis for ineligibility;

(5) Number of applications made at county departments of social services, public health departments, and by mail;

(6) Total number of children enrolled in the Program to date and for the immediately preceding fiscal year;

(7) Total number of children enrolled in Medicaid through the Program application process;

(8) Trends showing the Program's impact on hospital utilization, immunization rates, and other indicators of quality of care, and cost-effectiveness and efficiency;

(9) Trends relating to the health status of children;

(10) Other data that would be useful in carrying out the purposes of this Part.

(b) Repealed by Session Laws 2013-360, s. 12A.8(e), effective July 1, 2013.

(c) The Division of Health Benefits shall provide to the Department data required under this section that are collected by this Division. Data shall be reported by the Division of Health Benefits in sufficient detail to meet federal reporting requirements under Title XXI. (1998-1, s. 1; 2011-145, s. 10.41(d); 2011-291, ss. 2.24, 2.25; 2013-360, s. 12A.8(e); 2015-96, s. 5; 2019-81, s. 15(a).)