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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 5/17/19

State databases are released on a monthly basis (Database year: State). Information on obtaining them is available at the Central Distributor.
National Databases State Databases
National Inpatient Sample (NIS)
  • August 2018: 2016 NIS
State Inpatient Databases (SID)
  • NEW May 2019:
    • 2017: DC, MI, NM, NC, RI
  • Prior releases:
    • 2017: FL, GA, KS, MD, ME, MS, NE, NV, OR, SD, WA, WV
    • 2016: OR, SC
    • 2007: NM
Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)
  • September 2018: 2016 KID
State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Database (SASD)
  • NEW May 2019:
    • 2017: MI, NC
  • Prior releases:
    • 2017: FL, GA, KS, MD, NE, NV, OR
    • 2016: OR, SC
Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)
  • October 2018: 2016 NEDS
State Emergency Department Database (SEDD)
  • NEW May 2019:
    • 2017: NC, RI
  • Prior releases:
    • 2017: FL, GA, KS, MD, NE, NV
    • 2016: MA,SC
Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)
  • August 2018: 2016 NRD
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Tools and Software Releases
Updated 5/17/19
May 2019 Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) Services and Procedures, Calendar Year 2019 Updates
April 2019 HCUP Fast Stats—AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast StatsOpioid-Related Hospital Use to include new inpatient and emergency department (ED) data. Since the last update in October 2018, this section includes additional 2017 inpatient data (29 States), 2017 ED data (22 States), 2018 inpatient data (15 States), and 2018 ED data (4 States).
March 2019 HCUP Fast Stats—AHRQ has released new information in HCUP Fast StatsTrends in Inpatient Stays. This section of the larger National Hospital Utilization and Costs topic examines national trends in inpatient utilization, costs, and mortality across a variety of patient characteristics. The update adds national statistics for 2016 to this section of Fast Stats.
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Publication Releases
Updated 4/22/19
March 2019 HCUP Statistical Brief #249: Inpatient Stays Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2016 (PDF file, 287 KB)
February 2019 HCUP Statistical Brief #248: Characteristics of 30-Day All-Cause Hospital Readmissions, 2010-2016 (PDF file, 172 KB)
January 2019 HCUP Statistical Brief #247: Opioid-Related Hospital Stays Among Women in the United States, 2016 (PDF file, 457 KB) Appendix (PDF file, 173 KB)
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Internet Citation: HCUP Databases and Product Releases. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). May 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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