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Updated 11/30/22

Databases are released on a monthly basis (Date of release: Database released). Information on obtaining them is available at the HCUP Central Distributor.
 
National Databases State Databases
National Inpatient Sample (NIS)
  • September 2022: 2020 NIS
Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)
  • October 2021: 2019 KID
Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)
  • NEW November 2022: 2020 NRD
Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
  • October 2022: 2020 NEDS
Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS)
  • NEW November 2022: 2020 NASS
State Inpatient Databases (SID)
  • NEW November 2022:
    • 2021: MD, MN, RI
  • Prior releases (2022 year to date):
    • 2021: AZ, CA, IA, KY, MS, OR, WI, WV
    • 2020: AK, AR, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, KS, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NM, NV, OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT, WV
    • 2019: ME, MI, MS, NY, SC, UT, WV
    • 2018: NY


State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Database (SASD)
  • NEW November 2022:
    • 2021: MD, MN
  • Prior releases (2022 year to date):
    • 2021: CA, IA, OR, KY, WI
    • 2020: AK, CO, DC, FL, GA, IN, KS, ME, MI, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NV, OR, SC, SD, UT, VT
    • 2019: AK, ME, MI, NY, UT, SC
    • 2018: NY


State Emergency Department Database (SEDD)
  • NEW November 2022:
    • 2021: MD, MN, RI
  • Prior releases (2022 year to date):
    • 2021: AZ, CA, IA, OR, KY, WI
    • 2020: AK, AR, CO, DC, FL, GA, IN, KS, ME, MI, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NV, OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT
    • 2019: AK, ME, MI, NY, UT, SC
    • 2018: MI, NY
 
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Tools and Software Releases
Updated 11/22/22
November 2022 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the following HCUP databases:
  • 2020 Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)
  • State Inpatient Databases (SID): 2020
  • State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD): 2020
November 2022 Summary: AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats. The National Hospital Utilization and Costs topic has been updated to include national statistics through 2020. This topic presents national statistics on inpatient stays—trends, most common diagnoses, and most common operations—and trends in emergency department visits.

Other Information: See the HCUP Fast Stats section of the AHRQ Data Tools site.
Contacts: Joanna Jiang (AHRQ), Lawrence Reid (AHRQ), Jennifer Welch (IBM)
October 2022 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2020 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
September 2022 Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files for the 2020 National Inpatient Sample (NIS)
August 2022 AHRQ has updated the HCUP Summary Trend Tables and HCUP Visualization of Inpatient Trends in COVID-19 and Other Conditions, depicting State-specific monthly trends in inpatient stays related to COVID-19 and other conditions. These data tables and visualization now include the full year 2021 for 12 States and full year 2020 for 43 States and the District of Columbia.
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 September 2021, this topic now includes 2019 national inpatient and ED data, 2020 inpatient data (42 States), 2020 ED data (35 States), and 2021 quarterly inpatient data (21 States).
July 2022 AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats.
May 2022 AHRQ has released an update to the CCS for Services and Procedures, v2022.1, and the Surgery Flags for Services and Procedures, v2022.1. These software tools are specific to HCPCS codes valid as of April 1, 2022. In addition, AHRQ has released an update to the CCS for Services and Procedures, v2021.2, with additional HCPCS codes valid in 2021 including those related to COVID-19. These software tools can be downloaded from the Research Tools section of HCUP-US.
AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast Stats.
March 2022 AHRQ has updated the HCUP Summary Trend Tables, and HCUP Visualization of Inpatient Trends in COVID-19 and Other Conditions, depicting State-specific monthly trends in inpatient stays related to COVID-19 and other conditions. These data tables and visualization now include the third quarter of 2021 for 8 States and full year 2020 for 43 States. In addition, tables showing monthly trends in treat-and-release emergency department visits are now available as part of the HCUP Summary Trend Tables.

AHRQ has released an update to the Procedure Classes Refined for ICD-10-PCS, v2022.2. This version includes codes valid through FY 2022, in addition to the nine ICD-10-PCS procedure codes related to the introduction or infusion of therapeutics and COVID-19 vaccines, which became effective April 1, 2022. With this update, the identification of major surgeries has been aligned with the definition of operating room procedures in the upcoming AHRQ Quality Indicator (QI) software, v2022 (to be released in Summer 2022). The Procedure Classes Refined for ICD-10-PCS can be downloaded from the Research Tools section of HCUP-US.
January 2022 AHRQ has updated 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. This visualization now includes the second quarter of 2021 data for 6 States and full year 2020 data for 36 States.
 
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Publication Releases
Updated 11/17/22
October 2022 HCUP Statistical Brief #298 Changes in Emergency Department Visits in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April–December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 837 KB)
September 2022 HCUP Statistical Brief #297 Differences in Hospital Stays With Operating Room Procedures by Patient Race and Ethnicity, 2019 (PDF file, 452 KB)
July 2022 HCUP Findings-At-A-Glance: Treat-and-Release Emergency Department Visits for Dental Conditions and Related Costs: Variation Across the United States by Census Region and State, 2016 and 2019 (PDF, 5.1 MB)
June 2022 HCUP Statistical Brief #296 Expected Payers and Patient Characteristics of Maternal Emergency Department Care, 2019 (PDF file, 944 KB)
April 2022 HCUP Findings-At-A-Glance: Emergency Department Visits for Diagnoses Directly Indicating Heat Exposure: Variation Across Counties in the United States, 2016-2020 (PDF, 1.1 MB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #295 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths for Patients From Rural Areas in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 454 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #294 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths for Patients From Urban Areas in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 539 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #293 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths for Adults Aged 65 Years and Older in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 507 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #292 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths for Adults Aged 18-64 Years in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 458 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #291 Changes in Pediatric Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 446 KB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #290 Changes in Hospitalizations and In-Hospital Deaths in the Initial Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic (April-December 2020), 29 States (PDF file, 483 KB)
February 2022 HCUP Statistical Brief #289 Geographic Variation in Inpatient Stays for Five Leading Substance Use Disorders, 2016-2018 (PDF file, 1 MB)

HCUP Statistical Brief #288 Geographic Variation in Inpatient Stays for Five Leading Mental Disorders, 2016-2018 (PDF file, 1 MB)
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Internet Citation: HCUP Databases and Product Releases. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). December 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/news/db_products.jsp.
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