MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 457 - SPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITH SPINAL CURVATURE OR MALIGNANCY OR INFECTION OR EXTENSIVE FUSIONS WITH CC

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

MDCMDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
MDC SubsectionSpinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions
DRG Number457
DRG DescriptionSPINAL FUSION EXCEPT CERVICAL WITH SPINAL CURVATURE OR MALIGNANCY OR INFECTION OR EXTENSIVE FUSIONS WITH CC
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights6.5392
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)5.2
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)6.1
Special Pay DRGNo
Post-Acute DRGNo

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Subsection Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions. Patients who qualify for Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions will be grouped this DRG or one of the related DRGs according to the logic below.

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