New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4d-66 - Definitions Relative To The

30:4D-66 Definitions relative to the "iPHD Project."
2.As used in this act:

"Aggregated data" means information that has been combined into groups showing averages or other summary statistics, and that is not individually identifiable information as defined in this act.

"De-identified data" means information that does not identify an individual and for which there is no reasonable basis to believe that the information can be used to identify an individual, and which meets the requirements for de-identification of protected health information under HIPAA.

"Governing Board" or "Board" means the board charged with responsibility for governing the integrated population health data project established pursuant to section 3 of this act.

"Health data" means information that is created or received by a governmental department or agency that relates to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual or the past, present, or future payment for the provision of health care to an individual.

"HIPAA" means the "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996," Pub.L.104-191, and any regulations promulgated thereunder by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

"Individually identifiable information" means information that identifies an individual, or with respect to which there is a reasonable basis to believe the information can be used to identify an individual.

"IRB" means an institutional review board designated by the Governing Board and established pursuant to federal regulations (45 CFR 46) with a Federalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Subjects approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Human Research Protections, to review and monitor research involving human subjects to ensure that the subjects are protected from harm and that the rights of subjects are adequately protected.

"iPHD Project" means the integrated population health data project established pursuant to section 4 of this act.

"Medicaid Accountable Care Organization" means an organization established pursuant to P.L.2011, c.114 (C.30:4D-8.1 et seq.).

"Protected health information" has the same meaning as defined under HIPAA.

"Publicly supported programs data" means information relating to an individual's receipt of services from or through public support programs administered by a federal, State, or local government or by a private entity, including, but not limited to, an individual's participation in or eligibility for Medicaid benefits, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program benefits, and Social Services for the Homeless program benefits.

"Research" means a systematic investigation, including research development, testing, and evaluation, which is designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge as defined pursuant to 45 C.F.R. 46.102(d).

"Researcher" means a private entity or public entity that conducts research under the review and monitoring of an IRB and has received approval from the data steward for the purpose of requested data elements.

L.2015, c.193, s.2.

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