MONAHRQ Data

Hospital Compare Files

If you are planning to display Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare quality measures in your MONAHRQ® generated website, download the file below containing the most recent data. The MONAHRQ® software now supports versions directly from the Hospital Compare website, beginning with the January 2015 file. Updated files are available quarterly.

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

  • January 2015 Hospital Compare file [ compressed file archive - 31.61 MB]
    This version is compatible with MONAHRQ 6.0. This file contains the following data:
    • Mortality and readmissions measure results for July 2010 through June 2013.
    • Process of care measure results for July 2012 through June 2013.
    • Imaging measure results for January 2011 through December 2011.
    • HCAHPS survey results for January 2013 through December 2013.
    • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (HAI-1-SIR) measure results for July 2012 through June 2013.
  • 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
  • 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 - 6.63 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.

    Nursing Home Data

    If you are planning to display the CMS Nursing Home Compare quality measures in your MONAHRQ®  generated website, download the file below containing the most recent data. Updated files are available quarterly.

    MONAHRQ 6.0 displays the data directly from the Nursing Home Compare source without alterations. The MONAHRQ 6.0 software supports the February 2015 data capture period and prior.

    Physician Data

    If you are planning to display the CMS Physician Compare profile and location information, the data can be obtained by the API embedded in the MONAHRQ software.

    For additional information on the Physician Compare Data, visit the Physician Compare website (https://data.medicare.gov/data/physician-compare).

Page last reviewed March 2015
Internet Citation: MONAHRQ Data. March 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/monahrq/data/index.html