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DRG

Abbreviation for diagnosis-related group.

DRG

abbreviation for diagnosis-related group.

DRG

Diagnosis-related group Managed care A unit of classifying Pts by diagnosis, average length of hospital stay, and therapy received; the result is used to determine how much money health care providers will be given to cover future procedures and services, primarily for inpatient care. See RBRVS, Utilization review. Cf CPT coding.

DRG

Abbreviation for diagnosis-related group.

DRG

Abbreviation for diagnosis-related group.

DRG,

n the abbreviation for diagnosis-related group.

DRG

see dorsal respiratory group.
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Based on the ICD 9-CM codes used, a single DRG is assigned for each inpatient case.
Even though the principal diagnosis is the basis for DRG assignment, surgical procedures always take precedence over medical codes when assigning the final DRG, since in the eyes of CMS, surgical DRGs reflect higher complexity than medical DRGs.
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5 The average hospital needlessly forgoes about $3,000 in Medicare payments for each of these patients (the difference between DRG 89 and DRG 79 payment levels).
3M Health Information Systems' DRG Assurance is provided in conjunction with Premier's Clinical Advisor (TM) product, which provides reporting and benchmarking analyses against the nation's largest clinical comparative database.
Although the use of DRGs in the USA has not had an overall negative impact on the medical device industry in that country, the fear is that in Germany what seems to be an over-riding concern to drastically cut healthcare costs will damage the medical device industry there.
Under the new technology provision, CMS will make additional payments to hospitals on a case-by-case basis, covering 50 percent of the costs of the case in excess of the standard DRG payment for cases involving new technologies, as long as the additional payment does not exceed 50 percent of the estimated average cost of the new technology.
Meridian's DRG Validation process consists of an in-depth review comparing the patient's medical record to the insurance claim to ensure the billing (DRG) codes are correct.
The addition of DRGActive, a high-performance ActiveX component for DRG calculation, adds significant value for Synertech's customers in the Medicare market and expands its growing portfolio of health care payer applications.
today announces the availability of ActiveX DRG Controls for health care applications.
ONLINE(R) DRG and Coding Services offered as complete package
ARH) announce today an agreement to install Lanier's award winning ONLINE DRG Telecoding system in five ARH hospitals in Ky.