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The Medicaid MAX (Medicaid Analytic Extract) Inpatient (IP) file contains complete stay records for enrollees who had an inpatient hospital stay. Records include fee-for-service (FFS) claims and encounter records submitted for stays covered by Medicaid managed care.

What does this file include? (variable highlights)

  • 10 diagnosis code fields
  • 7 procedure code fields
  • Discharge status
  • Charges and payments (FFS only)
  • Provider identifier             

Special considerations

  • Encounter record reporting may not be complete. Data reporting may vary by state, year and eligibility group.
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