Custom Data Request Information

About #

The Healthcare Analytics Branch analysts respond to customized data requests. We specialize in statistical summaries of OSHPD data that can be used to better understand healthcare delivery systems and population health and to support planning, policy development, and performance improvement and evaluation efforts. OSHPD data customers include the legislature, federal, state, and local government agencies, the healthcare industry, insurers, consumer groups, the media and the general public.

Professional analytical staff provide technical assistance on the uses of OSHPD’s data and assist the user in ensuring that correct data and information meets each user’s request.  

OSHPD analysts cannot provide diagnostic or procedural coding advice. 

All data released is aggregate data, and is subject to the CHHS De-identification Guidelines.

Customized Resources Services Cost#

Students, nonprofits, and media will receive the first 4 hours of resource services at no charge and subsequent hours at $100/hour. This includes consultation, product development, de-identification, and technical assistance needed to produce data products.

For additional information, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Ordering Customized Resource Services #

To order OSHPD customized resource services, please email dataandreports@oshpd.ca.gov with a description of what you are looking for and you will be put in touch with an analyst.

Frequently Asked Questions#

How much do Customized Data Resources cost? 

Students, nonprofits, and media will receive the first 4 hours of resource services at no charge and subsequent hours at $100/hour. This includes consultation, product development, de-identification, and technical assistance needed to produce data products.

How do you handle small cell sizes?

If necessary, OSHPD will mask for small cell sizes under 11.  Complementary cell masking may also be applied.