MIRCal – California Inpatient Data Reporting Manual

7th Edition (2/18)

This manual was developed by OSHPD, Healthcare Information Division, Patient Data Section, to provide discussion of the reporting requirements and data elements addressed in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 7, Chapter 10 Health Facility Data, Article 8 Patient Data Reporting Requirements.

The purpose of the manual is to assist hospitals in California to accurately report patient information that will result in high quality data. Policy makers, public health personnel, consumers, purchasers, payers, providers, and researchers use this data to make informed decisions on healthcare.

IP Data Reporting Manual, 7th Edition (2/18)

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Definitions of Data Elements


This page was last updated on Monday, April 9, 2018.

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