SPARCS Submission Schedule

Reporting Requirements
Section 400.18 of Title 10

DEADLINE
1st Tuesday of the Month In:
TYPE OF DATA SET
  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Emergency Department
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient Services
January -95% of November previous year's discharges
February -95% of December previous year's discharges
March -95% of January current year's discharges
April -95% of February current year's discharges
May -95% of March current year's discharges
June -95% of April current year's discharges
-remaining 5% of previous calendar year's discharges
July -95% of May current year's discharges
August -95% of June current year's discharges
September -95% of July current year's discharges
October -95% of August current year's discharges
November -95% of September current year's discharges
December -95% of October current year's discharges

Example: June 5, 2012 is the 1st Tuesday of the month. The system starts the monthly update process the 1st Wednesday of the month. You must submit your data by COB Tuesday to be included in the monthly update cycle.