MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 187 - PLEURAL EFFUSION WITH CC

DRG Information as of MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021)

MDCMDC 04 Diseases & Disorders of the Respiratory System
MDC SubsectionPleural Effusion
DRG Number187
DRG DescriptionPLEURAL EFFUSION WITH CC
Surgical / Medical Medical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights1.0287
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)3.2
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)4.0
Special Pay DRGYes
Post-Acute DRGYes

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 04 Diseases & Disorders of the Respiratory System Subsection Pleural Effusion)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Pleural Effusion. Patients who qualify for Pleural Effusion will be grouped this DRG or one of the related DRGs according to the logic below.

View the requirements to qualify.

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