Slide 35. Comorbidity Software

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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Image: An arrow points from "ICD-9-CM Codes, DRGs on Administrative Data" to a compact disk with a caption of "Comorbidity Software"; three arrows point from "Comorbidity Software" to "29 Comorbidity Classifications."

  • The Comorbidity Software is based on the ICD-9-CM coding scheme.
  • This software creates 29 variables that identify major comorbidities.

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Page last reviewed May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 35. Comorbidity Software: 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/hcupsld35.html