Reports - Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS)

  • Annual: Hospital inpatient stay data based on discharges for each year presented through a set of standard statistical tables.
  • Audit: Emergency Dept., Inpatient, Outpatient, and Outpatient Data Type.
  • Compliance: Ambulatory Surgery, Emergency Dept., Inpatient and Outpatient.
  • Submission History: Number of inpatient discharges and outpatient stays submitted to SPARCS, errors and exceptions encountered, and unresolved errors and exceptions.
  • Present on Admission (2009-2012): Present on Admission (POA) coding on inpatient discharges through SPARCS by Article 28 hospitals.
  • Facility Race and Ethnicity Concordance: Indicates how well facilities are coding race or ethnicity in SPARCS compared to Medicaid or Vital Statistics.

To access the list of approved SPARCS data requests, click here.