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Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Confidentiality Toolkit

This toolkit to assist governments promote coordination and collaboration between various governmental agencies and programs relating to children and families.

Year 2014

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Behavioral Health Data Sharing Toolkit

This online toolkit provides information on sharing behavioral health information under California and federal laws with the goal of assisting the integration of behavioral and physical health information for more comprehensive patient care.

Year 2017

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Clark County Information Sharing Guide

This resource provides guidance relating to Inter-Agency data sharing; for juvenile justice reform in Washington state.

Year 2012

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Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results

This resource provides a process for Promise Neighborhood grantees to establish data systems and processes to collect and report data required by the Government Performance and Results Act; (GPRA).

Year 2013

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Medicaid Managed Care for Members with Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders: Strategies Used by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations to Promote Effective Information Sharing

This resource describes strategies for promote data sharing for Medicaid managed care organizations, specifically sharing physical health, mental health, and substance abuse data to provide more integrated care.

Year 2016

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Roadmap for Foster Care and K/12 Data Linkages Key Focus Areas to Ensure Quality Implementation

This resource provides guidance on linking education and foster care data. It provides detailed description of general issues relating to data sharing.

Year 2017

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Rising to the Challenge: Building Effective Systems for Young Children and Families, a BUILD E-Book

This resource provides information on creating linked data systems relating to early learning and development.

Year 2015

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Connecting the Dots: The Promise of Integrated Data Systems for Policy Analysis and Systems Reform

This resource provides an overview of the legal, ethical, scientific, and economic challenges associated with creating integrated data systems for inter-agency collaborations and research.

Year 2010

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Conquering the Trials and Tribulations of Data Sharing and Linking

This slide deck provides information on legal and policy considerations and misconceptions related to early childhood integrated data systems, including lessons learned from early childhood data systems implemented in Connecticut and North Carolina.

Year 2014

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Consumer consent options for electronic Health Information Exchange;: policy considerations and analysis

This document reviews and evaluates the potential effects of different consent models for Health Information Exchange; providing policymakers with considerations and tradeoffs for each model.

Year 2010

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SAMHSA - HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions

This online resource provides information and resources relating to contracts and MOUs to facilitate care coordination between community-based primary and behavioral health care providers.

Year 2011

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Sharing Data for Better Results: A Guide to Building Integrated Data Systems Compatible with Federal Privacy Laws

This toolkit provides guidance on federal data protection laws to government employees and elected officials to facilitate the integration of data systems and government services.

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Strength in Numbers: Supporting Quality Improvement in Early Care and Education Programs through Linking Administrative Data

This resource describes challenges in linking administrative data relating to early care and education programs and provides specific strategies to address them.

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New York State Privacy & Confidentiality Toolkit

This toolkit provides resources for government agencies to share information and facilitate the creation of a Child Health Passport.

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The Importance of Data Sharing to Support Integration of Substance Use Treatment in California's Medi-Cal Program

This issue brief analyzes two California case examples of data sharing to integrate physical health and substance abuse data, and describes how California used Medicaid waivers to integrate health care services.

Year 2017

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The Integration of Early Childhood Data State Profiles and A Report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education

This resource provides information relating to the creation of early childhood integrated data systems using existing administrative data to state governments.

Year 2016

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Joint Guidance on Data Matching to Facilitate WIOA Performance Reporting and Evaluation

This joint guidance from the US Departments of Labor and Education discusses compliance issues associated with linked education data with unemployment compensation data and vocational rehabilitation data.

Year 2016

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Legal Issues for IDS Use: Finding a Way Forward

This resource outlines legal and policy considerations for creating an integrated data system. It provides guidance for negotiating and creating legal agreements to use data.

Year 2017

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Many Missing Pieces: The Difficult Task of Linking Early Childhood Data and School-Based Data Systems

This issue brief discusses various challenges to linking education and early childhood data. I provides a brief overview of a few federal laws protecting education and early childhood data.

Year 2010

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Models for Change Information Sharing Tool Kit

This toolkit provides information for jurisdictions seeking to share data to support juvenile justice reform efforts.

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Fine Print: Rules for Exchanging Behavioral Health Information in California

This resource describes legal issues associated with sharing physical health, mental health, and substance abuse data, including a review of federal and California laws.

Year 2014

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INFORMATION SharingIN CRIMINAL JUSTICE& MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIONS: Working with HIPAA and Other Privacy Laws

This resource examines the laws relating to health information sharing in the legal, public safety, and criminal justice contexts.

Year 2010

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Integrated Data Systems and Student Privacy

This resource describes FERPA compliance issues associated with the creation and operation of integrated data systems involving education data.

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Data Policy Toolkit: Implementing the State Blueprint

This issue brief argues for the creation of longitudinal data systems and proposes that states adopt legislation; to remove policy barriers and authorize data sharing.

Year 2016

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Data-Sharing Tool Kit for Communities: How To Leverage Community Relationships While Protecting Student Privacy

This toolkit provides information and resources to help users better understand how to share data protected by FERPA.

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Top 10 Steps to Take Before Launching a Population Health Management Program

This resource provides guidance on creating a population health business unit for an internal employee or member-based accountability program.

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Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health

The resource walks through a series of legal analyses involving the application of the HIPAA rules to different case examples of health departments using health information for public health purposes.

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State and Federal Consent Laws Affecting Interstate Health Information Exchange;

This resource provides an overview of legal and policy consent issues associated with interstate Health Information Exchange;.

Year 2011

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