Hospital Square Foot Space Planning Data


(10/22/2018) The Hospital Square Foot Space Planning Data Subscription provides detailed square footage by cost center for nearly 6,000 U.S. hospitals participating in Medicare and Medicaid.  This data is useful for facility planning and development.

Hospitals are required to allocate facility capital costs down to approximately 190 standardized cost centers on Medicare cost report worksheet B-1.  Over 98% of hospitals use square footage as the basis of allocating facility capital costs on Worksheet B-1.

HCTadvisor licenses access to this data set on a 12-month data subscription basis.   The data set includes selected fields from hospital cost report worksheet B-1 data with quarterly updates.


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Download Documents Includes:

  • Excel data file(s)
    • Worksheet B-1, Column 1 (2015-2018)
  • Read Me instructions
  • Worksheet B-1 layout
  • Worksheet B-1 cost report instructions