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Re: st: working with CPT codes and converting to icd9 codes in stata


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: working with CPT codes and converting to icd9 codes in stata
Date   Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:25:17 -0500

thank you very much adam for the information
Mike

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Adam Olszewski
<adam.olszewski@gmail.com> wrote:
> CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) and ICD9 (International
> Classification of Diseases) are different coding systems, for
> different purposes. Is your intention to convert some CPT procedure
> codes into some kind of ICD-9-CM procedural equivalent? Such
> conversion maps are proprietary and expensive (not to mention: highly
> depending on the setting and goals of the analysis) and would not be a
> standard part of a broad-use statistical software such as Stata. One
> example is the Clinical Classifications Software for Services and
> Procedures developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and
> Quality.
> If you want to construct such a dictionary for your specific purpose,
> you may find the built-in ICD9 dictionary in Stata helpful (-help
> icd9-).
> Best,
> Adam Olszewski
>
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:31 PM, Michael Stewart
> <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Statalist reader,
>>
>> I am working on claims data and have cpt codes .Is there a way to
>> convert the cpt codes to icd-9 codes in stata ??
>>
>>
>> --
>> Thank you ,
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Mike.
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Thank you ,
Yours Sincerely,
Mike.
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