Slide 33. Procedure Classes

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources

Slide Presentation from 2010 webinar describing the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).

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  • ICD-9-CM Procedure Codes:
    • Minor Diagnostic.
    • Minor Therapeutic.
    • Major Diagnostic.
    • Major Therapeutic.

Groups ICD-9-CM codes into one of four categories to distinguish between diagnostic/therapeutic procedures.

Contents

Current as of May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 33. Procedure Classes: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources. May 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/hcup/hcupsld33.html