Other Pneumonia: Hospital Inpatient Median Costs and Median Charges: Latest Data

health.data.ny.gov | Last Updated 4 Dec 2019

This line chart compares the median cost vs. median charge for other pneumonia with a minor severity of illness by hospital. The dataset contains information submitted by New York State Article 28 Hospitals as part of the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative (SPARCS) and Institutional Cost Report (ICR) data submissions. The dataset contains information on the volume of discharges, All Payer Refined Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG), the severity of illness level (SOI), medical or surgical classification the median charge, median cost, average charge and average cost per discharge. When interpreting New York’s data, it is important to keep in mind that variations in cost may be attributed to many factors. Some of these include overall volume, teaching hospital status, facility specific attributes, geographic region and quality of care provided.For more information, check out: http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/sparcs/. The "About" tab contains additional details concerning this dataset.

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This dataset has the following 14 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberThe calendar year for discharges.
Facility IdpfinumberFacility Identifier
Facility Namefacility_nametextThe name of the facility where services were performed based on the Permanent Facility Identifier (PFI), as maintained by the NYSDOH Division of Health Facility Planning.
APR DRG Codeapr_drg_codetextThe APR-DRG Classification Code
APR Severity of Illness Codeapr_severity_of_illness_codenumberThe APR-DRG Severity of Illness Code: 1, 2, 3, 4
APR DRG Descriptionapr_drg_descriptiontextThe APR-DRG Classification Code Description
APR Severity of Illness Descriptionapr_severity_of_illness_descriptiontextAll Patient Refined Severity of Illness (APR SOI) Description. Minor (1), Moderate (2), Major (3) , Extreme (4)
APR Medical Surgical Codeapr_medical_surgical_codetextThe APR-DRG code indicating ‘M’ (Medical), ‘P’ (Surgical) or ‘NA’ (Other).
APR Medical Surgical Descriptionapr_medical_surgical_descriptiontextThe APR-DRG specific classification of Medical, Surgical or Other.
DischargesdischargesnumberThe total number of discharges.
Mean Chargemean_chargenumberThe mean charge for services.
Median Chargemedian_chargenumberThe median charge for services.
Mean Costmean_costnumberThe mean cost for services.
Median Costmedian_costnumberThe median cost for services.