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Requirements for Hospital Patient Information Reports to the State Department of Health – Ind. Code Ann.§ 16-21-6-6

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Each hospital must file with the State Department of Health, inpatient and outpatient discharge data reports that include the following information on the patient:

  • Length of stay
  • Diagnosis
  • Date of admission and discharge
  • Type of admission and admission source
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Type of payor
  • Total charge of stay
  • Zip code of residence
  • Starting October 1, 2013, all diagnosed external causes of injury codes.

Related Laws:  Ind. Code § 16-21-6-7

Current as of June 2015