Inpatient Emergency Room Visits

SAS Name

This variable is the count of emergency department (ED) claims in the inpatient setting for the year. The revenue center codes indicating Emergency Room use were (0450, 0451, 0452, 0456, 0459).


Note that additional ED revenue centers are found in the Hospital Outpatient data files – if the ED visit did not result in an inpatient admission at the same facility. See the variable HOP_ER_VISITS within the MBSF-CU file.

There are 2 variables that contain counts of ER visits in different settings: this variable and the Hospital Outpatient ER (HOP_ER_VISITS)

Source: CCW (derived)

Null/missing or 1-XXX