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114.1. Mass. Code Regs. 17.03. - Required Data

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“Required Data”
This section lists the types of data hospital need to submit to the department. Hospitals shall submit data on patient demographics, diagnoses and procedures, physicians, and charges for each inpatient discharge, outpatient observation stay, and emergency department visit. In addition hospitals must also submit inpatient merged case mix and charge data; outpatient observation data and outpatient emergency department visit data. The Data Specification Manuals contain additional data submission requirements, including, but not limited to, required fields, file layouts, file components, edit specifications, and other technical specifications.

Current as of June 2015