State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Databases (SASD) Database Documentation
The State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Databases (SASD) are State-specific files that include data for ambulatory surgery and other outpatient services from hospital-owned facilities. In addition, some States provide ambulatory surgery and outpatient services from nonhospital-owned facilities. The uniform format of the SASD helps facilitate cross-State comparisons. The SASD are well suited for research that requires complete enumeration of hospital-based ambulatory surgeries within geographic areas or States.
The following links provide database documentation for the SASD, from a high-level Overview to all the detailed specifications, restrictions, and resources necessary for researchers working and publishing with the SASD.
Description of SASD Database
ICD-10-CM/PCS Data Included in the SASD Starting With 2015
|Internet Citation: SASD Database Documentation. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). June 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/state/sasddbdocumentation.jsp.|
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