Truven Health Marketscan

This database contains deidentified data Truven Marketscan Commercial Claims and Encounters and Medicare Supplemental Databases.

  • Marketscan Commercial Claims and Encounters and Medicare Supplemental Databases
  • Deidentified data requires no individual IRB approval
  • Data Dictionary is available
  • Over 15 million annual lives available
  • Dates Available 2004 to 2013

Detailed tables include: inpatient admissions, facility, inpatient services, outpatient services, outpatient pharmaceutical claims, populations, annual enrollment, enrollment detail, 2012 RED BOOK®.

Data include:

Coordination of Benefits Summary

Time variables: date of admission, length of stay, enrollment dates, member days, service dates; place of service; provider type; health plan indicator; geographic variables; drug variables.

Demographic Variables

Age of patient; age group; data type; patient year of birth; employee classification; employment status; population count; sex.

Clinical Variables

Admission type; diagnosis related group; discharge status; diagnosis codes (1-5); diagnosis principle; procedure principle; procedure codes (1-15); procedure group/modifier/type; revenue code

Financial Variables

Average wholesale price; COB; coinsurance; copayment; deductible; payments and net payments (hospital, physicians); facility bill type code.

The UK IRB has approved the use of the deidentified database to researchers utilizing ONLY data from the claims data database. It is not to be linked with any other database. The CCTS Enterprise Data Trust approved IRB protocol number for this data set is 15-0334-P6A. To schedule a consultation for study feasibility, please complete the Biomedical Informatics Service Request Form.

In addition to citing the CTSA grant, when publishing using this data, use the following: Data source should be identified as Truven Health Copyright© 2012 Truven Health Analytics Inc. All rights reserved.