HISKEW

AcronymDefinition
HISKEWHealth Insurance Skeleton Eligibility Write-Off
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As shown in Table 1, the data from the HISKEW files and the medical record agree well for name and gender only.
Characteristic n Percent Name Match 1,854 96.2 No Match 73 3.8 Misspelling 62 Missing in HISKEW 8 Complete Mismatch 3 Gender Match 1,883 97.7 No Match 44 2.3 2 in HISKEW, 1 in Medical Record 19 - 1 in HISKEW, 2 in Medical Record 12 - Missing in Medical Record 13 - ZIP Code Match 776 40.3 No Match 1,151 59.7 In Medical Record, No Match 87 4.5 Missing in Medical Record 1,064 55.2 Date of Birth Match 1,127 58.5 No Match 800 41.5 In Medical Record, No Match 210 10.9 Missing in Medical Record 590 30.6 Death Match 660 34.3 No Match 1,267 65.7 Missing Review Data 2 0.1 Unknown in Medical Record 1,260 65.4 In Medical Record, Not in HISKEW 3 0.2 In HISKEW, Not in Medical Record 2 0.2 NOTES: HISKEW is Health Insurance Skeleton Eligibility Write-off files.
Our data were drawn from the Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MEDPAR), Health Insurance Skeleton Eligibility Write-off (HISKEW), and denominator files of the Medicare Statistical System.
The primary data for the study were Medicare FFS reimbursement data from the Health Insurance Skeleton Bill file and Medicare beneficiary population data from the Health Insurance Skeleton Eligibility Write-off (HISKEW) file.
The principal database for the study was created by merging the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA's) 1986 Part B Medicare Annual Data (BMAD) Beneficiary file and the HCFA's 1986 Health Insurance Skeleton Eligibility Write-off (HISKEW) file.