Official Data Source

Official Data Source

FAIR Health’s rich data repository and independence make us a valued resource for federal and state government agencies seeking reliable, objective data. The data serve a variety of purposes, from rate setting and economic studies to clinical analyses and population health research. Governmental uses of FAIR Health data include support of policy making, legislative initiatives, healthcare research, public health, insurance regulation, dispute resolution and consumer education. Our data are incorporated in statutes and regulations around the country and serve as the official data source for many state health programs.

Support for Federal Programs and Legislation

Support for Federal Programs and Legislation



Legislators in both houses of the US Congress and a number of federal agencies have used FAIR Health’s data and expertise to support policy development and administration on a broad range of issues.

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Support for State Laws and Initiatives



FAIR Health’s FH® Benchmarks serve as official reference points for state consumer protection laws, reimbursement for emergency services and state health programs—an endorsement of our effective stewardship of the FAIR Health data repository; our neutrality; and the reliability and breadth of our benchmarks and the underlying claims data on which they are based.

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