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
2016-2017 Readmission Statistics Now Available on HCUPnet (10/12/20)
  • Readmission statistics from the 2016-2017 Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD) have been added to HCUPnet, the free, on-line query system based on HCUP healthcare data.
Read the latest edition of the HCUP e-News (9/16/20)
2017 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) Now Available on HCUPnet (9/1/20)
  • Statistics from the 2017 NIS have been added to HCUPnet, the free, on-line query system based on HCUP healthcare data.
HCUP Fast Stats Data Update (8/28/20)
HCUP's Outstanding Article of the Year Award (8/6/20)
HCUP Statistical Brief #264 and #265 (10/6/20)
 
Email HCUP and tell us about your research: hcup@ahrq.gov

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