Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 14:07:40 -0700
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From: "Karsten M. Self" <kmself@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: ICD9 to CPT Codes
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ephraim.shapiro@NYU.EDU on Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 04:34:44PM -0400
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on Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 04:34:44PM -0400, Ephraim Shapiro (ephraim.shapiro@NYU.EDU) wrote:
> I am working with Medicaid data that contains ICD9 codes but need
> to do analysis based on CPT codes. Does anyone know of any mapping
> tables or software that's available for free (or at least relatively
> low-cost) to perform this conversion?
> Thank you in advance for any information on this.
They're different beasts. There is no mapping.
ICD9 codes are diagnostic codes. CPT-4 codes are treatment codes.
While there is typically a relationship between diagnosis and treatment,
one cannot be determined from the other.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? There is no K5 cabal