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HCUP Calendar - Database and Product Releases
This calendar provides information on HCUP database and product releases, which are developed by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
HCUP Database and Product Releases


Updated 5/18/16

Databases are released on a monthly basis (Date of release: Database released). Information on obtaining them is available at the Central Distributor.
National Databases State Databases
National Inpatient Sample (NIS)
  • The 2013 NIS released October 2015
State Inpatient Databases (SID)
  • Prior releases:
    • 2014: MI, NE, NJ, NM, OR, SD, VT, WV
    • 2013: MA, MD, RI
    • 2008: NM
Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)
  • The 2012 KID released July 2014
State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Database (SASD)
  • Prior releases:
    • 2014: NE, NJ, OR
    • 2013: MD
Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
  • The 2013 NEDS released December 2015
State Emergency Department Database (SEDD)
  • Prior releases:
    • 2013: MA, MD, NE, NJ, RI
Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)
  • The 2013 NRD released November 2015
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Tools and Software Releases
Updated 4/12/16
April 2016 HCUP Fast Stats—AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast StatsEffect of Medicaid Expansion on Hospital Use—to include new quarterly and annual inpatient data. Since the last update in December 2015, the tool now includes additional 2015 data (for a total of 15 States) and 2014 data (for a total of 39 States). The 15 States with 2015 data are: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
March 2016 Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) - Services and Procedures, Calendar Year 2016 Updates
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Publication Releases
Updated 5/18/16
May 2016 HCUP Statistical Briefs #204 (PDF file, 308 KB) National Inpatient Hospital Costs: The Most Expensive Conditions by Payer, 2013
April 2016 HCUP Statistical Briefs #203 (PDF file, 482 KB) Emergency Department Visits for Children and Young Adults With Diabetes, 2012
March 2016 HCUP Statistical Briefs #202 (PDF file, 482 KB) Mental and Substance Use Disorders Among Hospitalized Teenagers, 2012
February 2016 HCUP Statistical Briefs #201 (PDF file, 439 KB) Trends in Bilateral and Unilateral Mastectomies in Hospital Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings, 2005-2013
January 2016 Methods Report 2006-05 (PDF file, 1.3 MB) Using the HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample to Estimate Trends (Revised 12/15/15)

HCUP Statistical Briefs #200 (PDF file, 342 KB) Procedures to Treat Benign Uterine Fibroids in Hospital Inpatient and Hospital-Based Ambulatory Surgery Settings, 2013
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Internet Citation: HCUP Databases and Product Releases. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). May 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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