HCUP Method Series Reports
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) has posted two updated reports on methodological issues concerning administrative databases.
- 2016-04: Population Denominator Data for Use with the HCUP Databases (Updated with 2015 Population Data)
- 2016-05: Identifying Observation Services in the HCUP State Databases (Updated with 2013 HCUP Data)
The Method Series Reports can be found at http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/
The HCUP family of health care databases and related software tools and products is made possible by a Federal-State-Industry partnership sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Visit the HCUP User Support Web site at: http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov