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Diagnosis-Related Groups

Introduction: Diagnosis-Related Groups

Description of Diagnosis-Related Groups

Diagnosis-Related Groups: A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.
Source: MeSH 2007

Diagnosis-Related Groups: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Diagnosis-Related Groups

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Diagnosis-Related Groups

The following list attempts to classify Diagnosis-Related Groups into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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