Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MSDRG)
After the hospital screen, a list of MSDRGs will appear. An MSDRG is a more specific classification of hospitalization types
based on the patient’s medical condition, procedures performed (if
any), and, in some cases, the age and/or sex of the patient.
Choose the MSDRG that most closely reflects the specific type of
hospitalization you would like to research. Please note that the
only MSDRGs that will display for a specific hospital are those
for which the hospital had at least twenty discharges.
On this screen you
can also search by keyword, MSDRG Number.
Receive the results.
After you select a specific type of hospitalization, the following
information will be displayed:
The number of
discharges, median age, the median length of stay, and
median charges including the
lower and upper ranges for all hospitals you selected for
the MSDRG you indicated. You can choose
to run different MSDRG reports from that screen as well as print