MS-DRG v36 (FY 2019) Definitions Manual • DRG 478 - BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC

DRG Information as of MS-DRG v36 (FY 2019)

MDCMDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
MDC SubsectionBiopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
DRG Number478
DRG DescriptionBIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2019

Weights2.2792
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)5.3
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)6.6
Special Pay DRGYes
Post-Acute DRGYes

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Subsection Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue. Patients who qualify for Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue will be grouped this DRG or one of the related DRGs according to the logic below.

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