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The HCUP (pronounced "H-CUP") family of health care databases and related software tools and products is made possible by a Federal-State-Industry partnership sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
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What is HCUP?

The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) includes the largest collection of longitudinal hospital care data in the United States.

HCUP Products

Learn about HCUP products including State and nationwide databases, software and online tools, and reports.

  • HCUP Databases contain information on inpatient stays, emergency department visits, and ambulatory care
  • HCUPnet is HCUP's free, online query system that provides immediate access to health statistics
  • HCUP Fast Stats provides easy access to the latest HCUP-based visual statistical displays and tables for health care information topics
  • HCUP Tools & Software provide complimentary tools and software to use with HCUP and similar databases
  • HCUP Reports feature findings, publications, and technical reports on HCUP issues
HCUP Services

Utilize HCUP services to purchase HCUP data, get answers to your HCUP-related questions, and learn how to use the HCUP databases.

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What's New
New Studies added to Research Spotlights (9/26/19)
HCUP Fast Stats New Topic (9/20/19)
  • HCUP Fast Stats has released a new Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Among Newborn Hospitalizations topic focusing on trends in NAS-related newborn hospitalizations at the national and State levels.
NEW 2016 Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS) Released (9/18/19)
  • A new HCUP database of all-payer nationwide ambulatory surgery encounters called the NASS is available for purchase through the HCUP Central Distributor.
Read the latest edition of the HCUP e-News (9/10/19)
NEW Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-CM Diagnoses Released (9/5/19)
  • The CCSR for ICD-10-CM diagnoses, which replaces the beta version of the CCS for ICD-10-CM diagnoses and applies to all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes through fiscal year 2019, is now available. See the Tools & Software section of HCUP-US for more information.
HCUP Statistical Brief #252 and #253 (10/15/19)
 


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