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CHA DataSuite Releases Medicare Cost Report Model Update

Data reflect fourth quarter 2017

CHA DataSuite has issued the fourth quarter 2017 update of the Medicare cost report model, which provides hospitals with commonly sought after data elements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Healthcare Cost Report Information System database. The model highlights hospital utilization data, inpatient and outpatient data, overall hospital statistics and uncompensated care data.

Worksheets include:

  • S-3 Part I – utilization data
  • S-10 – uncompensated care data
  • G-3 – overall revenue and expense data
  • E Part A – hospital inpatient data
  • E Part B – hospital outpatient data
  • E-3 Part V – critical access hospital inpatient services data
  • E-4 – hospital direct graduate medical education and end stage renal disease outpatient direct medical education data

As CMS issued changes to instructions for the Medicare Cost Report Worksheet S-10 late last year for cost-reporting years beginning with Oct.1, 2013, hospitals that revised and submitted amended cost reports for federal fiscal years 2014 and 2015 should review this update.