The MedPAR File contains inpatient hospital and skilled nursing facility (SNF) final action stay records. Each MedPAR record represents a stay in an inpatient hospital or SNF. Each MedPAR record may represent one claim or multiple claims, depending on the length of a beneficiary's stay and the amount of services used throughout the stay.

This file includes:

  • diagnosis (ICD-9 diagnosis),
  • procedure (ICD-9 procedure code),
  • Diagnosis Related Group (DRG),
  • dates of service,
  • reimbursement amount,
  • hospital provider,
  • beneficiary demographic information
CY 1999 - 2016
Next Year Request Date: 
December, 2018
Data File Classification