HCUP 2015 National Inpatient Sample Released
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) announces the release of the following new database: 2015 National Inpatient Sample (NIS).
The files are now split into two parts to accommodate the mix of ICD-9-CM (Quarters 1-3) and ICD-10-CM/PCS (Quarter 4) data. Visit the ICD-10-CM/PCS Resources Page for guidance analyzing the 2015 NRD at www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/
The HCUP databases are available for purchase through the HCUP Central Distributor. Applications are available at: www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/tech_
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: www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov.