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Exploding codes

By | 2016-07-14T06:17:21+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Jigsaw, Tools|

Have you ever seen somebody describe the ICD-9 diagnosis codes they used in their research? They might say something like "We used ICD-9 codes 410.x" by which they might mean all ICD-9 codes that begin with ICD-9 code 410 and end with any one or two digit suffix. But what if they really meant that [...]

Chemotherapy codes

By | 2017-05-18T19:11:44+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Jigsaw, Tools|

This is a short blog post to highlight some work that Ryan did about 2 years ago. It is a list of all of the HCPCS codes (mostly J-codes) and NDC codes that we know about for these chemotherapy agents. This is based on a script that combines information from many sources. As with anything [...]