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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 an online query system that provides immediate access to health statistics
  • HCUP Fast Stats is an online query tool that uses visual displays to compare national or State statistics on a range of healthcare topics.
  • HCUP Research Tools 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
The 2020 Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD) and Cost-to-Charge Ratio (NRD CCR) Files are now available (11/30/22)
  • The 2020 NRD and Cost-to-Charge Ratio (NRD-CCR) Files were released through the HCUP Central Distributor on November 30.
New HCUP Tutorial Update (11/29/22)
HCUP Fast Stats Data Update (11/22/22)
HCUPnet updates (11/14/22)
  • Data from the 2020 NIS has been added to HCUPnet.
The 2020 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) and Cost-to-Charge Ratio (NEDS CCR) Files are now available (10/19/22)
  • The 2020 NEDS and Cost-to-Charge Ratio (NEDS-CCR) Files were released through the HCUP Central Distributor on October 19.
Read the latest edition of the HCUP e-News (10/12/22)
The 2020 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) is now available (9/21/22)
HCUP Data Visualization (8/17/22)
HCUP Summary Trend Tables (8/17/22)
HCUP Statistical Brief #298–#299 (11/29/22)
 
Email HCUP and tell us about your research: hcup@ahrq.gov

Internet Citation: HCUP Home. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). December 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/home.jsp.
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