MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 218 - CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT CC/MCC

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

MDCMDC 05 Diseases & Disorders of the Circulatory System
MDC SubsectionCardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures
DRG Number218
DRG DescriptionCARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT CC/MCC
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights5.1776
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)5.8
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)6.6
Special Pay DRGYes
Post-Acute DRGYes

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 05 Diseases & Disorders of the Circulatory System Subsection Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures. Patients who qualify for Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures will be grouped this DRG or one of the related DRGs according to the logic below.

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