MONAHRQ Data

Your MONAHRQ-generated website can display publicly available measure results from CMS Hospital Compare.

Your MONAHRQ® generated website can display publicly available measure results from CMS Hospital Compare.

Hospital Compare Files

If you are planning to display CMS Hospital Compare quality measures in your MONAHRQ® generated website, download the file below containing the most recent data. You should download this data here, not from the Hospital Compare website. It is the same data, reformatted to use in MONAHRQ®. Updated files are available quarterly.

If you would like an older version of the Hospital Compare data, please refer to the MONAHRQ® Archives.

  • May 2014 Hospital Compare file [ compressed file archive - 32.57 MB]
  • This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 5.0. This file contains the following data:
    • Mortality and readmissions measure results for July 2009 through June 2012.
    • Process of care measure results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Imaging measure results for January 2011 through December 2011.
    • HCAHPS survey results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (HAI-1-SIR) measure results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Heart Attack Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge (AMI-10) measure results for January 2011 through June 2012.
    • Retired and suspended measures: AMI-1, AMI-3, AMI-4, AMI-5, HF-4, OP-1 , PN-4, PN-5C, PN-7, SCIP-INF-6, SCIP-VTE-1
  • April 2013 Hospital Compare file [ compressed file archive - 23.88 MB]
    This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 5.0. This file contains the following data:
    • Mortality and readmissions measure results for July 2009 through June 2012.
    • Process of care measure results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Imaging measure results for January 2011 through December 2011.
    • HCAHPS survey results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (HAI-1-SIR) measure results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Heart Attack Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge (AMI-10) measure results for January 2011 through June 2012.
    • Retired and suspended measures: AMI-1, AMI-3, AMI-4, AMI-5, HF-4, OP-1 , PN-4, PN-5C, PN-7, SCIP-INF-6, SCIP-VTE-1
  • February 2013 Hospital Compare file [ compressed file archive - 23.07 MB]
    This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 4.1. This file contains the following data:
    • Mortality and readmissions measure results for July 2008 through June 2012.
    • Process of care measure results for October 2010 through SJune 2012.
    • Imaging measure results for January 2010 through December 2010.
    • HCAHPS survey results for October 2010 through June 2012.
    • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (HAI-1-SIR) measure results for January 2011 through June 2012.
    • Heart Attack Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge (AMI-10) measure results for January 2011 through June 2012.
    • Retired and suspended measures: AMI-1, AMI-3, AMI-4, AMI-5, HF-4, PN-2, PN-4, PN-5C, PN-7, SCIP-INF-6
  • July 2012 Hospital Compare file [ compressed file archive - 19.48 MB]
    This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 4.0. This file contains the following data:
    • Mortality and readmissions measure results for July 2008 through June 2011.
    • Process of care measure results for October 2010 through September 2011.
    • Imaging measure results for January 2010 through December 2010.
    • HCAHPS survey results for October 2010 through September 2011.
    • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (HAI-1-SIR) measure results for January 2011 through September 2011.
    • Heart Attack Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge (AMI-10) measure results for January 2011 through September 2011.

Medicare Provider Charge Data

If you are planning to display the costs, charges, and payments for the top 25 Diagnosis Related Groups by volume in the Hospital Profile reports in your MONAHRQ® generated website, download the file below containing the most recent data. 

  • FY 2012 Medicare Provider Charge Data File [ compressed file archive - 7.01 MB]
    This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 5.0 Build #2 and contains the following data:
    • Hospital-specific charges more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012.
    • DRGs represent almost 7 million discharges or 60 percent of total Medicare IPPS discharges.
  • FY 2011 Medicare Provider Charge Data File [ compressed file archive - 3.1 MB]
    This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 5.0 and contains the following data:
    • Hospital-specific charges more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011.
    • DRGs represent almost 7 million discharges or 60 percent of total Medicare IPPS discharges.
Page last reviewed April 2013
Internet Citation: MONAHRQ Data. April 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/monahrq/data/index.html