The Medicaid MAX (Medicaid Analytic Extract) Inpatient (IP) file contains complete stay records for enrollees who had an inpatient hospital stay. Records include fee-for-service (FFS) claims and encounter records submitted for stays covered by Medicaid managed care.
What does this file include? (variable highlights)
- 10 diagnosis code fields
- 7 procedure code fields
- Discharge status
- Charges and payments (FFS only)
- Provider identifier
- Encounter record reporting may not be complete. Data reporting may vary by state, year and eligibility group.