Slide 15. What Data Elements Are Included in the Core File?

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources

Slide Presentation from 2010 webinar describing the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).

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UB-04 or CMS 1500 Billing Forms

  • Patient demographics (age, sex).
  • Diagnoses and procedures (ICD-9-CM, DRG).
  • Expected payer.
  • Length of stay.
  • Patient disposition.
  • Admission source and type.
  • Admission month.
  • Weekend admission.

Image: UB-04 and CMS 1500 Billing Forms.

Contents

Page last reviewed May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 15. What Data Elements Are Included in the Core File?: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources. May 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/hcup/hcupsld15.html