Single Level Clinical Classification Software ICD-9 Procedure Codes

$79 / year

Clinical Classifications Software for ICD-9 Procedure Codes provides a way to classify diagnosis and procedures into a limited number of categories by aggregating individual ICD-9-CM codes into broad diagnosis and procedure groups to facilitate statistical analysis and reporting.

Complexity

Developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) is a tool for clustering patient diagnoses and procedures into a manageable number of clinically meaningful categories. CCS offers researchers the ability to group conditions and procedures without having to sort through thousands of codes. This “clinical grouper” makes it easier to quickly understand patterns of diagnoses and procedures so that health plans, policy makers, and researchers can analyze costs, utilization, and outcomes associated with particular illnesses and procedures.

CCS collapses diagnosis and procedure codes from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM), which contains more than 14,000 diagnosis codes and 3,900 procedure codes. Without the CCS tool, the large number of ICD-9-CM codes makes statistical analysis and reporting difficult and time-consuming.

CCS consists of two related classification systems, single-level and multi-level, which are designed to meet different needs. Single-level CCS is most useful for ranking of diagnoses and procedures and for direct integration into risk adjustment and other software. Multi-level CCS is ideal for evaluating larger aggregations of conditions and procedures or exploring these groupings in greater detail.

Date Created

2015-06-01

Last Modified

2015-06-01

Version

2015-06-01

Update Frequency

Never

Temporal Coverage

NA

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

NA

Source Citation

NA

Keywords

Clinical Classification Software, Single Level CCS Procedure Codes, ICD-9 Diagnosis Codes Description, ICD Code, ICD 10 Data, Healthcare Costs, Diagnosis Codes

Other Titles

Clinical Classification Software for ICD-9-CM, International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification, 9th Edition, CM, Single Level CCS Diagnosis Codes and Procedures

Name Description Type Constraints
ICD9CM_CODE3 or 4 digit ICD-9-CM code that uniquely identifies a diagnostic procedure.string-
CCS_CATEGORYIdentifies the category by aggregating individual ICD-9-CM codes into broad procedure groups.integerlevel : Nominal
CCS_CATEGORY_DESCRIPTIONDescription of the CCS category/Group.string-
ICD9CM_CODE_DESCRIPTIONShortened, fixed-length description of the code.string-
ICD9CM_CODECCS_CATEGORYCCS_CATEGORY_DESCRIPTIONICD9CM_CODE_DESCRIPTION
9391217 Ot resp Rx IPPB
898227 Oth diag procs AUTOPSY
181125 Dx procs ear OTOSCOPY
492177 Proctoscopy ANOSCOPY
636117 nOR male gen VASOTOMY
7670144 Rx FACE FX
7671144 Rx FACE FX
7672144 Rx FACE FX
7673144 Rx FACE FX
7674144 Rx FACE FX