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American Hospital Association Linkage Files

HCUP Central Distributor American Hospital Association Linkage Files
Select a State, data year, and database, then click the Find button. Files are provided in (ASCII) ZIP format . Load programs are available by state, year and data type: SAS, SPSS, or Stata.
State: Year: Database:

Data year specific notes:

  • Starting with data year 2021, the SAS, SPSS, and Stata load programs for the AHA Linkage Files are included in the zip file with the AHA Linkage File (downloaded from this page).
  • Prior to data year 2021, the load program must be downloaded separately (SAS, SPSS, Stata).
  • In all data years, the load programs for IA, MN, and NE are included in the files provided by the Central Distributor.

If you would like to download a ZIP file containing all available states and all years, please select below:

Internet Citation: HCUP Central Distributor American Hospital Association Linkage Files. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). January 2024. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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