West Virginia Health Care Authority

100 Dee Drive
Charleston WV 25311
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Phone 304-558-7000
Toll-Free 1-888-558-7002
Fax 304-558-4776

Hospital InPatient Data

The West Virginia Hospital Inpatient Data System (WVHIDS) collects and analyzes uniform billing (UB) data required to be submitted to the Health Care Authority by all non-federal hospitals. These data are used to assess health care access, quality, and costs in order to inform regulatory, policy, and planning efforts. Inpatient Data reporting requirements, specifications, and resources are outlined in the documents below.

Policies and Procedures

Data Elements Specifications

To Request Data

Complete, sign, and submit a data request form. UB Data Request Form
2.) Review the sample data use agreement:SmplUseAgree.pdf (if the data request is approved, a data use agreement will be prepared by the HCA and sent to the Data User for signature.)

Contact Information:

  • Clinical Analysis Division: (304)-356-4129.
  • Email: Michael.J.Morris@wv.gov
  • *These documents are available for download from the Online Data Submission and Editing website. An assigned log-in is required to access this website.