Classification Schemes

Clinical classifications software for ICD-9-CM

Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) provides a method for classifying ICD-9-CM diagnoses or procedures into clinically meaningful categories, which can be used for aggregate statistical reporting of a variety of types.

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Clinical classifications software for ICD-10

Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) provides a method for classifying ICD-10 diagnoses into clinically meaningful categories, which can be used for aggregate statistical reporting of a variety of types.

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Clinical classifications software for mental health and substance abuse

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Clinical Classifications Software (CCS-MHSA) defines variables that identify general categories for mental health and substance abuse-related ICD-9-CM diagnoses in hospital discharge records.

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Clinical classifications software for services and procedures

CCS-Services and Procedures provides a method for classifying Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes into clinically meaningful procedure categories. The procedure categories are identical to the CCS, with the addition of specific categories unique to professional service codes in CPT/HCPCS. Users must agree to a license to use the CCS-Services and Procedures before accessing the software.

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Comorbidity software

Comorbidity Software assigns variables that identify coexisting conditions on hospital discharge records.

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Chronic condition indicator

The Chronic Condition Indicator provides users an easy way to categorize ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes into one of two categories: chronic or not chronic. The tool can also assign ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes into 1 of 18 body system categories.

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Procedure classes

Procedure Classes facilitate research on hospital services using administrative data by identifying whether a procedure is (a) diagnostic or therapeutic, and (b) minor or major in terms of invasiveness and/or resource use.

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Rural-urban continuum codes

Various geographic coding schema for counties, classifying them in terms of urbanization, size and nearness to metropolitan areas, population density, and daily commuting.

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Utilization flags

Utilization Flags reveal additional information about use of health care services by combining information from UB-92 revenue codes and ICD-9-CM procedure codes to create flags, or indicators, of utilization. Use of procedures and services such as ICU, CCU, NICU, and specific diagnostic tests and therapies can be assessed with these Utilization Flags.

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Severity of injury classification

The intention of the ICD Programs for Injury Categorization (ICDPIC) is to provide inexpensive methods for translating International Classification of Diseases (Ninth Revision) diagnosis codes into standard injury categories and/or scores. Programs contained in this module can provide Abbreviated Injury Scale score (AIS), ISS body region, Barell matrix category, Injury Severity Score (ISS), New Injury Severity Score (NISS), CDC categorization for E-Code mechanism and intent, Survival Rate Ratio (SRR), Independent Survival Rate Ratio (SRRi), ICISS, modified Anatomic Profile Score (APS), Revised Trauma Score (RTS), TRISS, ASCOT, Trauma Mortality Prediction Model (TMPM), an alternate version of the Charlson Score and Elixhauser categories.

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