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Required data elements - 28 Pa. Code § 912.21

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Health care facilities must quarterly submit the following data elements:1

  •         Those contained in health care cost containment council inpatient data reporting manual;

o       Includes patient date of birth, sex, race, and principal and secondary diagnoses

  •         Unusual occurrences, including nosocomial infections and readmissions;
  •         Patient race;
  •         Patient morbidity; and
  •         Patient severity.



  • 1. 28 Pa. Code Chapter 912, Subchapter B, “Required data elements” 28 Pa. Code § 912.21

Current as of June 2015