Coding Trend Analyses: Malignant Melanoma Cancer

Basic Details
Date Posted
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Status
Complete
Health Outcome(s)
malignant melanoma cancer
Study Type
Coding Trend Analyses
Description

The purpose of this report was to compare the frequency of diagnoses for malignant melanoma cancer using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) versus International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes. ICD-10-CM code definitions were determined by mapping from ICD-9-CM code definitions using the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs). Forward-backward mapping (FBM) was used to map ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM codes. (1)

 

(1) Fung, K. W., et al. (2016). "Preparing for the ICD-10-CM Transition: Automated Methods for Translating ICD Codes in Clinical Phenotype Definitions." EGEMS (Wash DC) 4(1): 1211.

Additional Information
Time Period
October 1, 2010 - September 30, 2016
Data Source(s)
IBM® MarketScan® Research Databases