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D.C. Inpatient Discharge - Limited Access Database

Hospital inpatient discharge data provided by the DC Hospital Association (DCHA) is processed into one analytical file for each year from 1999-2015. The data contains Maryland resident inpatient hospital stays in District of Columbia hospitals and is delivered in csv format. Please note that charge fields prior to the 2015 file are not considered reliable. Data delivered by the DCHA become available roughly 10 months after the end of the reporting calendar year. If you believe this data will support your study, please complete the DC Data Request Application and submit it to Leslie LaBrecque at

MHCC Processed File Data Dictionary (Excel)

Application for DC Data (Word)

Those seeking Maryland hospital inpatient discharge data should visit the HSCRC website or contact Oscar Ibarra,, at the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission. 

For any questions about Data Release, please contact Leslie LaBrecque, via email 

Last Updated: 11/3/2016