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Health Data

Order Data / Data Dictionary

The Office of Data Dissemination and Communication coordinates data sales for the Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis. Data can be purchased from a variety of sources. The main sources of data requested are as follows:

Data Layouts / Dictionary

General Information/Key Differences Hospital Discharge Data Ambulatory/Outpatient Data   Emergency Department Data Comprehensive Rehabilitation Data Hospital Financial Data Health Plan Data

Data Certification Status

(Cert Due Date
(Cert Due Date
(Cert Due Date
(Cert Due Date
Inpatient 100.0% 99.7%
Emergency Department 100.0% 99.5%
Ambulatory Surgery 100.0% 98.4%
Last updated December 09, 2014

Data Reporting Schedule

Qtr Time Period Inpatient Due
Due Date
Final Certification
Date (eff 2010)
1st Jan 1 - Mar 31 1 - Jun 10 - Jun 31 - Aug
2nd Apr 1 - Jun 30 1 - Sep 10 - Sep 30 - Nov
3rd Jul 1 - Sep 30 1 - Dec 10 - Dec 28 - Feb
(Following year)
4th Oct 1 - Dec 31 1 - Mar
(Following year)
10 - Mar
(Following year)
31 - May
(Following year)
Certification Data Report (Updated bi-weekly) Additional Forms/Resources Query Tools

If you wish to order patient data or hospital financial data please contact:

Ms. Arlene Schwahn
Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis 
2727 Mahan Drive, MS 16
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Ph: (850) 412-3772
Fax: (850) 488-1261

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