The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an annual update to the Hospital Cost Report Public Use File (Hospital Cost Report PUF) with data for 2015. The PUF is organized at the hospital-level and includes select facility characteristics, utilization measures, cost and charges by cost center (in total and for Medicare), Medicare settlement data, and financial statement data.
The 2015 Hospital Cost Report PUF has information for 6,257 facilities, including all hospital facility types, and all payers. It covers 34 million discharges, 182 million days, $909 billion in net revenue and $939 billion in operating expenses. In addition to releasing data for 2015, the 2014 PUF has been updated to include the most recent cost report filings.
- Hospital Cost Report Public Use File: https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Provider-Cost-Report/HospitalCostPUF