DRG


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DRG

Diagnostic Related Grouping: a system implemented by the U.S. government for determining how much Medicare should reimburse hospitals for medical care.
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Since a disease is an insurable event, each DRG represents the average resources needed to treat patients grouped to that DRG relative to a national average.
Patients with bronchitis and an underlying complication such as emphysema or chronic hypoxia fall under DRG 96.