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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 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.

Join the HCUP Mailing List

Join the HCUP Mailing List to receive information on new HCUP data, tools, and products.

What's New
 
HCUP's 2017 Outstanding Article of the Year Award (4/20/18)
HCUP Spring Webinar Series: Registration Open (4/19/18)
HCUP Tools Loading Tutorial Released (3/8/18)
2015 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) Released (12/20/17)
  • The latest version of the NEDS is available for purchase through the HCUP Central Distributor. The files are now split into two parts to accommodate the mix of ICD-9-CM (Quarters 1-3) and ICD-10-CM/PCS (Quarter 4) data. The ICD-10-CM/PCS Resources Page offers guidance to users analyzing the 2015 NEDS.
Checklist for Working With the NIS Released (12/7/17)
New Studies added to the Research Spotlights (3/9/18)
HCUP Statistical Brief #237 and #238 (3/27/18)
 


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