Exploration of ICD-9-CM Coding of Chronic Disease within the Elixhauser Comorbidity Measure in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure
Author: Garvin, Jennifer Hornung; Redd, Andrew; Bolton, Dan; Graham, Pauline; Roche, Dominic; Groeneveld, Peter; Leecaster, Molly; Shen, Shuying; Weiner, Mark G
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management
Publication Date: October 2013
Introduction: International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes capture comorbidities that can be used to risk adjust nonrandom patient groups. We explored the accuracy of capturing comorbidities associated with one risk adju....