HCUP Database and Product Releases

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Updated 9/22/21

State databases are released on a monthly basis (Database year: State). Information on obtaining them is available at the HCUP Central Distributor.
 
National Databases State Databases
National Inpatient Sample (NIS)
  • September 2021: 2019 NIS
Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)
  • September 2018: 2016 KID
Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)
  • December 2020: 2018 NRD
Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
  • November 2020: 2018 NEDS
Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS)
  • December 2020: 2018 NASS
State Inpatient Databases (SID)
  • NEW September 2021:
    • 2020: CA, MN
    • 2019: AK, AR, CA, CO
  • Prior releases:
    • 2020: IA
    • 2019: DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KS, KY, MD, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OR, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI
    • 2018: AR, IN, ME, MO
    • 2017: IN, MO


State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Database (SASD)
  • NEW September 2021:
    • 2020: CA, MN
    • 2018: CA, CO, SD
    • 2017: SD
    • 2017: SD
  • Prior releases:
    • 2020: IA
    • 2019: DC, FL, IN, KS, KY, MD, NC, NE, NJ, NV, OR, VT, WI
    • 2018: IN, ME, MO
    • 2017: IN, MO


State Emergency Department Database (SEDD)
  • NEW September 2021:
    • 2020: CA, MN
    • 2019: AR, CA, CO, SD
    • 2018: SD
    • 2017: SD
  • Prior releases:
    • 2020: IA
    • 2019: DC, FL, IN, GA, KS, GA, KS, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NE, NV, OR, RI, VT, WI
    • 2018: AR, IN, MA, ME, MO
    • 2017: IN, MO
 
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Tools and Software Releases
Updated 9/8/21
September 2021 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).
September 2021 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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Publication Releases
Updated 9/22/21
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 Databases and Product Releases. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). September 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/db_products.jsp.
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