MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual MDC 04 • Respiratory Signs and Symptoms

DRG Assignment Logic for Respiratory Signs and Symptoms

All patients who qualify for Respiratory Signs and Symptoms will be automatically grouped into DRG 204 - RESPIRATORY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS.

View the requirements to qualify for this subsection.

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.


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