MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 338 - APPENDECTOMY WITH COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH MCC

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

MDCMDC 06 Diseases & Disorders of the Digestive System
MDC SubsectionAppendectomy
DRG Number338
DRG DescriptionAPPENDECTOMY WITH COMPLICATED PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH MCC
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights2.9292
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)6.7
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)8.6
Special Pay DRGNo
Post-Acute DRGNo

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 06 Diseases & Disorders of the Digestive System Subsection Appendectomy)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Appendectomy. Patients who qualify for Appendectomy 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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