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NASS Description of Data Elements
The Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS) is a set of ambulatory surgery databases included in the HCUP family. These databases are created by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
 
HOSP_NASS - NASS hospital number
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
General Notes
 

A unique HCUP hospital number exclusive to the NASS. HOSP_NASS does not link to other HCUP databases or to external databases.

 
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Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
HOSP_NASSNASS hospital numbernnnnnNASS hospital number
 
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Internet Citation: HCUP NASS Description of Data Elements. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). August 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/vars/hosp_nass/nassnote.jsp.
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