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Re: st: ICD10?

From   Rebecca Pope <>
Subject   Re: st: ICD10?
Date   Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:47:11 -0600

On second thought, the conversion program I'm working on is only going
to be of limited use if I understand your question. What you are
wanting is to be able to submit, e.g. -icd10 clean diag1, dots-.

My program cleans codes in the -icd9 clean diag1- sense, but without
the benefit of error-ing out if you submit an invalid code. The
program does produce an "invalid" flag for the ICD-10 codes. However,
even once I get the conversion program complete, it won't have near
the functionality of the -icd9- suite and you'd wind up with a new
ICD-9 code in your data set.

Still, depending on *which* of the -icd9- commands you are interested
in, I might be able to help you/student out. I'm happy to try.


On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 10:35 AM, Rebecca Pope <> wrote:
> Ronan,
> I'm presently in the process of writing a conversion program. If you
> would like, I can send the help file, which I've already written to
> guide my subsequent code. If it would meet your student's needs, I'll
> happily send the program when it is finished as I would like to have
> it beta-tested by other users before submitting it to SSC.
> Rebecca
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Ronan Conroy <> wrote:
>> I am aware that Stata doesn't support ICD10 because of unresolved copyright issues, but has anyone hacked Stata's -icd9- commands to use ICD10?
>> A student of mine would bless the memory of your ancestors if this were so.
>> Ronán Conroy
>> Associate Professor
>> Division of Population Health Sciences
>> Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
>> Beaux Lane House
>> Dublin 2
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