HCUP Archives


Past Events
2021
October 7, 2021 An In-Depth Exploration of the HCUP Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS)
Webinar
When: Thursday, October 7 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Location: Online
October 6, 2021 An In-Depth Exploration of the HCUP Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
Webinar
When: Wednesday, October 6 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Location: Online
October 5, 2021 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Database Overview
Webinar
When: Tuesday, October 5 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Overview Course Tutorial.
September 28-30, 2021 National Association of Health Data Organizations Conference
Exhibit Booth
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) Website. Exit Disclaimer
September 20-22, 2021 National Academy for State Health Policy Annual Conference
Exhibit Booth
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) Website. Exit Disclaimer
June 21-23, 2021 American Society of Health Economists Conference (ASHEcon)
Exhibit Booth, Oral Presentation
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the ASHEcon Website. Exit Disclaimer
June 14-17, 2021 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM)
Exhibit Booth, Policy Roundtable, Poster Session, Special Sessions, Research Panels
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the AcademyHealth ARM Website.Exit Disclaimer
May 26, 2021 Virtual HCUP Data Analytic Tools Workshop
Workshop
When: Wednesday, May 26 from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
Location: Online
Summary: AHRQ sponsored an intermediate-level full day virtual HCUP Data Analytic Tools workshop. This virtual workshop taught health services researchers and analysts how to use the HCUP analytic tools to facilitate their research on administrative data. Participants learned how to categorize diagnosis and procedure codes into clinically meaningful categories, as well as identify comorbidities, chronic conditions, and operating room procedures.
April 22, 2021 Overview of HCUP Products and Tools
Webinar
When: Thursday, April 22 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Overview Course Tutorial and the HCUP Software Tools Tutorial.
April 21, 2021 An In-Depth Exploration of the HCUP Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS)
Webinar
When: Wednesday, April 21, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Online
April 20, 2021 Database Overview
Webinar
When: Tuesday, April 20 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Overview Course Tutorial.
February 16-18, 2021 AcademyHealth Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference
Exhibit Booth
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the Health Datapalooza Website. Exit Disclaimer
 
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Past Database and Product Releases

Past Database Releases
2021
December 2021 2020 HCUP State Databases released
November 2021 2020 HCUP State Databases released

2019 HCUP State Databases released

2018 HCUP State Databases released
October 2021 2020 HCUP State Databases released

2019 Nationwide Databases released
September 2021 2020 HCUP State Databases released

2019 HCUP State Databases released

2019 Nationwide Database released

2018 HCUP State Databases released

2017 HCUP State Databases released
August 2021 2020 HCUP State Databases released

2018 HCUP State Databases released

2017 HCUP State Databases released
July 2021 2020 HCUP State Databases released

2019 State Databases released
June 2021 2019 HCUP State Databases released

2018 HCUP State Databases released

2017 HCUP State Databases released
May 2021 2019 HCUP State Databases released
April 2021 2019 HCUP State Databases released
February 2021 2019 HCUP State Databases released

2018 HCUP State Databases released
 
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Past Tools and Software Releases
2021
December 2021 AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats. The State Trends in Hospital Use by Payer topic has been updated to add 2019 inpatient data for 30 States, 2020 inpatient data for 28 States, and 2021 quarter 1 inpatient data for 10 States. This update also adds 2019 emergency department (ED) data for 23 States and 2020 ED data for 16 States. See the HCUP Fast Stats section of HCUP-US.
November 2021 Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-CM Diagnoses (v2022.1, valid through FY 2022)

Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-PCS Procedures, (v2022.1, valid through FY 2022)

Elixhauser Comorbidity Software Refined for ICD-10-CM (v2022.1, valid through FY 2022)

Elixhauser Comorbidity Indices Refined for ICD-10-CM (v2022.1, valid through FY 2022)

AHRQ has updated the HCUP Visualization of Inpatient Trends in COVID-19 and Other Conditions and HCUP Summary Trend Tables. This visualization now includes the first quarter of 2021 data for 11 states and full year 2020 data for 29 states. See the Data Visualizations and Reports sections of HCUP-US for more information.
October 2021 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the following HCUP databases:
  • Kids' Inpatient Database (KID): 2019
  • Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS): 2012-2019
  • Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD): 2019
  • State Inpatient Databases (SID): 2019
  • State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD): 2012-2016, 2019
September 2021 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2019 National Inpatient Sample (NIS)

AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats
  • The new Severe Maternal Morbidity (SMM) Among In-Hospital Deliveries topic provides trends in SMM-related in-hospital deliveries at the national level and for 47 States and the District of Columbia. Rates of SMM per 10,000 in-hospital deliveries are presented overall as well as by age, race, expected payer, community-level income, patient location, safety-net hospital status, hospital location/teaching status, hospital ownership, and hospital delivery volume. The number of SMM-related in-hospital deliveries is also presented overall.
  • The Opioid-Related Hospital Use topic has been updated to include new inpatient and emergency department (ED) data. Since the last update in April 2020, this topic now includes additional 2018 inpatient data (13 States), 2018 ED data (12 States), 2019 inpatient data (48 States), 2019 ED data (38 States), 2020 quarterly inpatient data (21 States), and 2020 quarterly ED data (6 States).
  • The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Among Newborn Hospitalizations topic has been updated to include new inpatient data. Since the last update in August 2020, this topic now includes additional 2018 data (4 States) and 2019 data (47 States).

AHRQ has updated the HCUP Visualization of Inpatient Trends in COVID-19 and Other Conditions, and HCUP Summary Trend Tables. This visualization now includes the first quarter of 2021 data for 2 states and additional quarters of 2020 data for 23 states. See the Data Visualizations and Reports sections of HCUP-US for more information.
July 2021 AHRQ has released the HCUP Visualization of Inpatient Trends in COVID-19 and Other Conditions, an interactive visualization displaying State-specific monthly trends in inpatient stays related to COVID-19 and other conditions from 2018 to 2020. See the Data Visualizations section of HCUP-US for more information.
June 2021 Tools using HCPCS Level I (CPT®) Codes and Level II Codes
April 2021 AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats, The National Hospital Utilization and Costs topic has been updated to include national statistics through 2018. This topic presents national statistics on inpatient stays—trends, most common diagnoses, and most common operations—and trends in emergency department visits.
March 2021 AHRQ has updated the HCUP Summary Trend Tables, downloadable tabulations containing State-specific monthly trends in hospital utilization, with additional data.

Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-CM diagnoses (v2021.2; valid through FY 2021)

Procedure Classes Refined for ICD-10-PCS (v2021.2, valid through FY 2021)
 
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Past Publication Releases
2021
December 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #287 Overview of Major Ambulatory Surgeries Performed in Hospital-Owned Facilities (PDF file, 769 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #286 Most Frequent Reasons for Emergency Department Visits, 2018 (PDF file, 915 KB)

HCUP Findings-At-A-Glance Emergency Department and Inpatient Utilization and Cost for Pregnant Women: Variation by Expected Primary Payer and State of Residence, 2019 (PDF file, 2.5 MB)

Methods Report 2021-05 HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio Methodologies (PDF file, 680 KB)

Methods Report 2021-04 Population Denominator Data Sources and Data for Use with HCUP Databases (Updated with 2020 Population Data) (PDF file, 812 KB), Appendix (Excel file, 290 KB)

Methods Report 2021-03 Methods Applying AHRQ Quality Indicators to Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Data for the 2021 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (NHQDR) (PDF file, 4.4 MB)

Methods Report 2021-02 Methods for Calculating Patient Travel Distance to Hospital in HCUP Data (PDF file, 1.3 MB), Supplements 1-3 (Excel file, 136 KB)
November 2021 Methods Report 2021-01 An Examination of Expected Payer Coding in HCUP Databases (Updated for 2019 HCUP Data) (PDF file, 657 KB), Supplements 1-3 (PDF file, 1.0 MB)
September 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #285 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths for Adults Aged 65 Years and Older in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-September 2020), 13 States (PDF file, 387 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #284 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths for Adults Aged 18-64 Years in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-September 2020), 13 States (PDF file, 387 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #283 Changes in Pediatric Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-September 2020), 13 States (PDF file, 359 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #282 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-September 2020), 13 States (PDF file, 399 KB)
August 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #281 Overview of Operating Room Procedures During Inpatient Stays in U.S. Hospitals, 2018 (PDF file, 486 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #280 Emergency Department Visits Involving Dental Conditions, 2018 (PDF file, 513 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #279 Diabetes-Related Inpatient Stays, 2018 (PDF file, 364 KB)
July 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #278 Overview of Clinical Conditions With Frequent and Costly Hospital Readmissions by Payer, 2018 (PDF file, 477 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #277 Most Frequent Principal Diagnoses for Inpatient Stays in U.S. Hospitals, 2018 (PDF file, 562 KB)
June 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #276 COVID-19-Related Hospitalizations in 13 States, by Patient Race/Ethnicity, 2020 (PDF file, 395 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #275 COVID-19-Related Hospitalizations in 13 States, by Patient Location, 2020 (PDF file, 356 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #274 COVID-19-Related Hospitalizations in 13 States, by Expected Payer, 2020 (PDF file, 553 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #273 COVID-19-Related Hospitalizations in 13 States, by Community-Level Income, 2020 (PDF file, 420 KB)
April 2021 HCUP Findings-At-A-Glance Adult, Nonmaternal Inpatient Stays Related to Clostridioides difficile: National Trends, 2011-2016 and 2019 (PDF file, 313 KB)
March 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #272 COVID-19-Related Hospitalizations in Nine States, by Race/Ethnicity, 2020 (PDF file, 591 KB)
February 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #271 Opioid-Related and Stimulant-Related Adult Inpatient Stays, 2012-2018 (PDF file, 531 KB)
January 2021 HCUP Statistical Brief #270 Cancer-Related Hospitalizations for Adults, 2017 (PDF file, 326 KB)
 
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Internet Citation: HCUP Archives. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). January 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/archives.jsp.
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