Individuals under Medical Assistance (Newly Eligible) with Diagnosed Opioid Use Disorder Year 2015-2016 Human Services | Last Updated 6 Mar 2018

This dataset contains the total counts of PA Department of Human Services (DHS) Medical Assistance (MA) individuals diagnosed with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) or OUD Poisoning. Also included are individuals receiving MAT (Medication assisted treatment - the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies for the treatment of substance use disorders.) NOT diagnosed in the same period. Limited to the Newly Eligible ( segment of DHS population. Internally defined as DHS Category of Assistance = MG (Modified Adjusted Gross Income - MAGI) MG and Program Status = 91 (Newly Eligible). Counts are reported by Pennsylvania case county and covers calendar years 2015 and 2016.

Tags: opioid, disorder, poison, medical, assistance, oud, dhs, diagnosed

This dataset has the following 14 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
County NamecountytextCase of County name (includes STATE as an option) where individual receiving treatment
FIPS County Codefips_county_codetextFive-digit Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) code which uniquely identifies each Pennsylvania county. 42000=Pennsylvania, 42001=Adams, 42003=Allegheny,…42133=York.
Beginning of the Yearbeginning_of_the_yearcalendar_dateThe date for the Beginning of the year of the data being reported.
YearyeartextTimeframe for count of babies on MA (Medical Assistance) diagnosis with NAS (Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome)
Date Reviseddate_revisedcalendar_dateDate County or Statewide data was last altered. Date in MM/DD/YYYY format.
Count of IndividualscountnumberCalculated total of individuals for each county/STATE† †Non-numerical values: NR=No events reported; ND=Not displayed (for any count that is 10 or less)
Measure DescriptionmeasuretextCount of the number of individuals under MA (Medical Assistance) diagnoses with OUD (Opiod Use Disorder)
Number of Recordsnumber_of_recordsnumberIdentifies number of values associated with this County/State
Time Measuretime_measuretextTime frame rate is based on Calendar year (January 1, 20XX to December 31, 20XX)
County Code Numbercounty_code_numbernumberInteger ranging from 1 to 67 indicating the Pennsylvania county when ordered alphabetically.
County Codecounty_codetextA 2-digit code indicating county within Pennsylvania, which is the same as County Code Number but with leading zeroes.
State FIPS Codestate_fips_codetextThese are the first 2 digits of the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data -
County FIPS Codecounty_fips_codetextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (FIPS 6-4) which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. This is the 3-digit part of the 5-digit county FIPS code specifically standing for the county.
Latitude/Longitudelocation_1locationThe latitude and longitude of the county centoid in degrees, separated by a comma and enclosed in parentheses.