ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Trend Analysis: Malignant Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Project Title ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Trend Analysis: Malignant Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Date Posted
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Status
Complete
Deliverables
Description

The goal of this request was to observe the trends of incident and prevalent diagnosis codes for malignant melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer across the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) era into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) era. The official start date of ICD-10-CM codes in claims data was October 1, 2015. ICD-9-CM codes were mapped to ICD-10-CM codes using the forward-backward mapping (FBM) method (1) using the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs).

 

(1) Fung et al, eGEMs 2016;4(1):Article 4 

Health Outcome
malignant melanoma cancer
non-melanoma skin cancer
Population / Cohort
All individuals
Time Period
October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2016
Data Sources
Truven Health MarketScan® Research Databases
FDA Center
CDER