HCUP Archives


Past Events
2020
December 10, 2020 An In-Depth Exploration of the HCUP Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
Webinar
When: Thursday, December 10, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
December 8, 2020 An In-Depth Exploration of the HCUP Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
Webinar
When: Tuesday, December 8, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
October 24-28, 2020 American Public Health Association (APHA)
Presentation
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the American Public Health Association (APHA) Website. Exit Disclaimer
September 23, 2020 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Overview of HCUP Products and Tools
Webinar
When: Wednesday, September 23, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
September 16, 2020 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Database Overview
Webinar
When: Wednesday, September 16, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
July 28-August 6, 2020 AcademyHealth Virtual Annual Research Meeting (ARM)
Special Session, Poster Presentations
Location: Online
Other Information: Visit the Academy Health Virtual ARM Website Exit Disclaimer
April 29, 2020 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Overview of HCUP Products and Tools
Webinar
When: Wednesday, April 29, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Summary: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
April 22, 2020 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Database Overview
Webinar
When: Wednesday, April 22, 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Online
Other Information: For similar content, review the HCUP Online Tutorial.
February 10-11, 2020 Health Datapalooza
Exhibit Booth
Location: Marriott Marquis, Washington D.C.
Other Information: Visit the Health Datapalooza website.Exit Disclaimer
February 10-11, 2020 National Health Policy Conference
Exhibit Booth
Location: Marriott Marquis, Washington D.C.
Other Information: Visit the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) website.Exit Disclaimer
 
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Past Database and Product Releases

Past Database Releases
2020
December 2020 2019 HCUP State Databases released

2018 HCUP State Databases released

2018 Nationwide Databases released
November 2020 2019 HCUP State Databases released

2018 HCUP State Databases released

2018 Nationwide Databases released
October 2020 2019 HCUP State Databases released
September 2020 2019 HCUP State Databases released

2016 HCUP State Databases released
August 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released

2017 HCUP State Databases released

2016 HCUP State Databases released
July 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released
June 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released

2017 HCUP State Databases released
May 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released

2016 HCUP State Databases released

2015 HCUP State Databases released

2014 HCUP State Databases released
March 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released
February 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released

2017 HCUP State Databases released

2016 HCUP State Databases released
January 2020 2018 HCUP State Databases released
 
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Past Tools and Software Releases
2020
December 2020 AHRQ has released a new HCUP product, the HCUP Summary Trend Tables, downloadable tabulations containing State-specific monthly trends in hospital utilization. See the Reports section of HCUP-US for more information.

Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2018 Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)

Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2017 and 2018 State Emergency Department Database (SEDD)

AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats. The State Trends in Hospital Use by Payer topic has been updated to add emergency department (ED) data for two new States (Colorado and Mississippi) and to add 2018, 2019, and 2020 quarter 1 data, when available, for up to 30 States for inpatient care and 21 States for ED care.

Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-PCS procedures (v2021.1; valid through FY 2021)
November 2020 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2018 National Inpatient Sample (NIS)
October 2020 Tools using ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes
Tools using HCPCS Level I (CPT®) Codes and Level II Codes
August 2020 AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats. The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Among Newborn Hospitalizations topic has been updated to add one new State-Hawaii-and 2018 statistics for 42 States as well as 2017 national statistics.
July 2020 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2018 State Inpatient Databases (SID)

HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio for Emergency Department Files for the 2017 State Emergency Department Database (SEDD). The CCR for the CD-SEDD File provides hospital-specific emergency department (ED) cost-to-charge ratios for almost all HCUP Partners that participated in the CD-SEDD.

AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats. The National Hospital Utilization and Costs topic has been enhanced to include a new section, Trends in Emergency Department Visits, which presents national trends in emergency department (ED) visits across a variety of patient characteristics - age, sex, expected payer, community-level income, and location. Statistics are based on the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) and are presented for data years 2008-2017.
May 2020 Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-CM diagnoses (v2020.3; valid through FY 2020 with two new diagnosis codes added 4/1/2020)

AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats
  • Two sections of the National Hospital Utilization and Costs topic, Trends in Inpatient Stays and Most Common Diagnoses for Inpatient Stays, have been updated to include national statistics and top diagnoses for 2017. The Trends in Inpatient Stays section presents national trends in inpatient utilization across a variety of patient characteristics. The Most Common Diagnoses for Inpatient Stays section presents the most common conditions listed as the principal diagnosis for hospital inpatient stays by year and across a variety of patient characteristics.
  • The Hurricane Impact on Hospital Use topic has been updated to delineate three new medical conditions - circulatory conditions, infections, and respiratory conditions. This topic presents the percent change in population-based inpatient and emergency department (ED) utilization rates post- versus pre-hurricane for 11 U.S hurricanes between 2005 and 2017. In addition to the three new medical conditions, hospital utilization statistics are provided for all conditions and for injuries by age group and county proximity to the hurricane.
April 2020 HCUP Fast Stats — AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats. The Opioid-Related Hospital Use topic has been updated to include new inpatient and emergency department (ED) data. Since the last update in April 2019, this topic now includes additional 2017 inpatient data (11 States), 2017 ED data (12 States), 2018 inpatient data (36 States), 2018 ED data (27 States), 2019 inpatient data (15 States), and 2019 ED data (4 States).
Other Information: See the HCUP Fast Stats section of HCUP-US.
February 2020 Clinical Classifications Software Refined (CCSR) for ICD-10-CM diagnoses (v2020.2; valid through FY 2020)
 
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Past Publication Releases
2020
December 2020 Methods Report 2020-04: Methods Applying AHRQ Quality Indicators to Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Data for the 2019 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports (NHQDR) (PDF file, 1.3 MB)

Methods Report 2020-03: An Examination of Ambiguous Source Payer Codes Among Individuals Aged 65+ Year in HCUP Data: Final Report (PDF file, 757 KB) Supplements 1-6 (PDF file, 706 KB).

Methods Report 2020-02: Population Denominator Data Sources and Data for Use with HCUP Databases (Updated with 2019 Population Data) (PDF file, 668 KB) Appendix A: Population Data Tables (Excel file, 287 KB).

HCUP Statistical Brief #268 Costs of Emergency Department Visits in the United States, 2017 (PDF file, 326 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #267 Impact of Hurricanes on Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2005-2016 (PDF file, 303 KB)
November 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #266 Overview of Emergency Department Visits Related to Injuries, by Cause of Injury, 2017 (PDF file, 292 KB)
October 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #265 Health System Affiliation and Characteristics of Inpatient Stays at Rural and Metropolitan Hospitals, 2016 (PDF file, 203 KB)
September 2020 Methods Report 2020-01 User Guide: An Examination of Expected Payer Coding in HCUP Databases (Updated for 2018 HCUP Data) (PDF file, 719 KB)
Supplements 1-3 (PDF file 992 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #264 Geographic Variation in Potentially Preventable Inpatient Stays for Chronic Health Conditions, 2016 (PDF file, 584 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #263 Emergency Department Visits Related to Suicidal Ideation or Suicide Attempt, 2008-2017 (PDF file, 377 KB)
August 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #262 Medicare Advantage Versus the Traditional Medicare Program: Costs of Inpatient Stays, 2009–2017 (PDF file, 240 KB)
July 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #261 National Inpatient Hospital Costs: The Most Expensive Conditions by Payer, 2017 (PDF file, 245 KB)
June 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #260 Social Determinants of Health and County Population Rates of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits, 2016 (PDF file, 210 KB) Appendix (PDF file, 87KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #259 Characteristics and Costs of Potentially Preventable Inpatient Stays, 2017 (PDF file, 213 KB) Data Visualization

HCUP NRD Report Impact of ICD-10-CM/PCS Transition on Readmission Rates, 2015-2017 (PDF file, 359 KB); Supplemental Tables (Excel file, 285 KB)
May 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #258 Hospital Burden of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays: Metropolitan and Rural Hospitals, 2016 (PDF file, 178 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #257 Costs of Emergency Department Visits for Mental and Substance Use Disorders in the United States, 2017 (PDF file, 251 KB)
April 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #256 Hospital Inpatient Stays Related to Opioid Use Disorder and Endocarditis, 2016 (PDF file, 176 KB)
March 2020 HCUP Statistical Brief #255 Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Involving Traumatic Brain Injury, 2017 (PDF file, 311 KB)
 
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Internet Citation: HCUP Archives. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). January 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/archives.jsp.
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