United States Health Information Knowledgebase

The United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) is an on-line, publicly accessible registry and repository of healthcare related data, metadata, and standards. USHIK is funded and directed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with...

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Medicare Provider Charge Data

This is what hospitals charge for common inpatient services. It covers more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges for FY 2011. These represent almost 7...

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California Hospital Chargemasters

Overview: A hospital charge description master, also known as a chargemaster or CDM, contains the prices of all services, goods, and procedures for which a separate charge exists. It is used to generate a patient's bill. As required by the Payers' Bill of Rights, each...

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County Health Rankings

The County Health Rankings measure the health of nearly all counties in the nation and rank them within states.  The Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources. These measures are standardized and combined using...

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DailyMed

Overview: DailyMed provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA labels (package inserts). The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides this as a public service. Drug labeling and other information that has been most recently...

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Socrata

Socrata is the leading developer and provider of Open Data Services, a category of cloud-based Web 2.0 solutions that enable federal, state, and local governments to dramatically improve the reach, usability and social utility of their public information assets. The...

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KidsData.org

Overview: Kidsdata.org offers more than 300 indicators on the health and well being of children in communities across California. The website, launched in 2004, is a project of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health. The website initially provided data...

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National Provider Identifier Registry

Overview: The National Provider Identifier (NPI) was adopted as the standard unique health identifier for health care providers to carry out a requirement in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) The Centers for Medicare &...

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CMS Healthcare Cost Report Information System

Overview: Medicare-certified institutional providers are required to submit an annual cost report to a Fiscal Intermediary (FI). The cost report contains provider information such as facility characteristics, utilization data, cost and charges by cost center (in total...

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