New Mexico Register / Volume XXVIII, Issue 24 / December 26, 2017

 

 

TITLE 7               HEALTH

CHAPTER 1        HEALTH GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART 29               HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM PUBLIC ACCESS WEBSITE

 

7.1.29.1                 ISSUING AGENCY:  Department of Health, Epidemiology and Response Division, 1190 St. Francis Drive, P.O. Box 26110, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-6110.

[7.1.29.1 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.1 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.2                 SCOPE:  This rule establishes the provisions of a public access website.

[7.1.29.2 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.2 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.3                 STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  The requirements set forth herein are promulgated by the secretary of the department of health pursuant to the authority granted under Subsection E of Section 9-7-6 NMSA 1978 and the Health Information System Act, 24-14A-1 et seq. NMSA 1978.

[7.1.29.3 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.3 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.4                 DURATION:  Permanent.

[7.1.29.4 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.4 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.5                 EFFECTIVE DATE:  December 26, 2017, unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[7.1.29.5 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.5 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.6                 OBJECTIVE:  The objective of this rule is to establish provisions that govern a Health Information System Act public access website for health information or health data.

[7.1.29.6 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.6 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.7                 DEFINITIONS:

                A.            “Department” means the department of health.

                B.            “Health information” or “health data” means any data relating to health care; health status, including environmental, social and economic factors; the health system; or health costs and financing.

                C.            “Website” means the New Mexico Health Information System Act public access website for health information or health data created under this section.

[7.1.29.7 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.7 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

7.1.29.8                 PUBLIC WEBSITE REQUIREMENTS:

                A.            The New Mexico Health Information System Act public website shall:

                                (1)           be accessible to the public through the sunshine portal;

                                (2)           allow the public to search for healthcare cost, quality and such other information the department publishes pursuant to the Health Information System Act, Sections 24-14A-1 to 24-14A-11 NMSA 1978;

                                (3)           have a unique and simplified website address;

                                (4)           be directly accessible via the main page of the official department website.

                B.            The department shall regularly update the Health Information System Act public access website.

[7.1.29.8 NMAC - N, 7.1.29.8 NMAC, 12/26/2017]

 

History of 7.1.29 NMAC:  [RESERVED]