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 healthcare 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
Read the latest edition of the HCUP e-News (12/3/20)
NEW Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-PCS Procedures Released (12/2/20)
HCUP Methods Series Report #2020-02 (12/1/20)
HCUP NEDS Webinar Series: Registration Now Open (12/1/20)
The 2018 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) and the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) are now available (11/18/20)
Tools using ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes (10/30/20) Tools using HCPCS Level I (CPT®) Codes and Level II Codes (10/30/20)
HCUP Statistical Brief #266 and #267 (11/24/20)
Email HCUP and tell us about your research: hcup@ahrq.gov

Internet Citation: HCUP Home. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). December 2020. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/home.jsp.
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