CDC Vocabulary server (PHIN VADS) has been updated with the latest version of ICD-9 CM (FY 2012). This version will be effective from Oct 1st 2011.
CDC PHIN VADS Download Files / Links:
(a) ICD-9 CM Diagnosis - Vol 1 & 2
- PHIN VADS hyperlink provides metadata needed for HL7 messaging such as OID's.
(b) ICD-9 CM Procedure - Vol 3
- PHIN VADS hyperlink provides metadata needed for messaging such as OID's,
Source file for ICD-9 CM codes have been taken from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS publishes the ICD-9 Codes with short description, long description and ICD-9 codes without decimals. For electronic data exchange, it is recommended to use the ICD-9 codes without decimals. CMS also publishes the updates (New, Revised and Deleted codes) which may be useful for implementers of ICD-9 CM (link).
CDC Vocabulary team have published the ICD-9 CM FY2012 which includes the ICD-9 codes with and without decimals. We have also created a preferred name that includes long description and ICD-9 CM code with decimals.
Leading and trailing zeroes are important which could be truncated by Microsoft Excel, if the columns are not formatted as "Text". We have imported the ICD-9 CM codes in a spreadsheet for your convenience with the following fields:
(A) ICD-9 CM Code without Decimal: 24900
-concept code to be used in electronic data exchange including HL7 messages.
(B) Short description: Sec DM wo cmp nt st uncn
(C) ICD-9 CM code with Decimals: 249.00
(D) Long Description with ICD-9 CM Decimal Codes: Secondary diabetes mellitus without mention of complication, not stated as uncontrolled, or unspecified [249.00]
CDC Vocabulary Team