Slide 39. Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources

Slide Presentation from 2010 webinar describing the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).

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  • Hospital-Level Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)/Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)/State Inpatient Databases (SID) Data.
  • Apply Ratios.
  • Convert Charges to Costs.

The Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files enable conversion of charge data to cost data on the NIS, KID, and SID.

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Page last reviewed May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 39. Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources. May 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/hcup/hcupsld39.html