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It is important to remember that the DRG system is about the utilization of resources.
DRG provides institutional money managers with fundamental, quantitative and technical research, strategies and investment decision-making tools.
Providers need to learn how to work with the DRG system and its derivatives.
The demand for low-risk, quality real estate investments makes this the ideal time to become part of DeSanto Realty Group and I'm excited to join as DRG enters the next echelon of leaders in TIC transactions.
Patients with bronchitis and an underlying complication such as emphysema or chronic hypoxia fall under DRG 96.
This new contract extends a working agreement between the two companies that began in 2003, when QuadraMed interfaced 3M APR DRG Software to the Quantim Coding and QuadraMed Performance Measurement products.
3M's DRG Assurance product will help our physicians and clinical documentation specialists supply the appropriate information and use the coding language required for accurate DRG assignments.
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Health Net Federal Services has provided post-payment DRG reviews for the federal government's TRICARE program for the past seven years.
We would expect some hospitals, such as teaching hospitals with acutely ill Medicare patients with heart, respiratory and neurological related DRGs, to have higher than average percentages of outliers," noted CNA President Kay McVay, RN.
The Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 requires the Medicare program to make additional payments for certain approved new medical services and technologies furnished under the hospital prospective payment system (PPS) until the DRG (diagnosis related group) system is eventually adjusted to account for the cost of the new technology.
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Colorado and Nevada is the latest health insurer to contract with Meridian Resource Company to provide both hospital bill audit and DRG validation services.