Representing Patient Medical Encounter Diagnosis

Comment

NLM ICD9CM to SNOMED CT maps

Regarding the 3rd bullet about handling legacy content, NLM has maps from ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure codes to SNOMED CT to facilitate code translation and integration with newly collected SNOMED CT data:

NCPDP Comment

While use of ICD-10 is limited, when transmitting diagnosis information it is required. HIPAA mandates the use of ICD-10 for pharmacy claims using NCPDP standards. SNOMED is optional. Adoption level for ICD-10 for the pharmacy is 5.