MS-DRG v35 (FY 2018) Definitions Manual Pre • Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System

DRG Assignment Logic for Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System

Patients who qualify for Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System will be grouped into a DRG according to the logic below.

Detailed Rules

The tables below list the codes required to qualify for this subsection according to the logic listed above. By matching the codes on a patient's account to those listed below, you can work out how a patient will be grouped by the MS-DRG grouper. However, sometimes this can be difficult to work out by hand. If you are looking for automated DRG grouping software that can be integrated into your workflow, please let us know.

HEART TRANSPLANT OPERATING ROOM PROCEDURES

IMPLANT OF HEART ASSIST SYSTEM

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