MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 469 - MAJOR HIP AND KNEE JOINT REPLACEMENT OR REATTACHMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY WITH MCC OR TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT

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

MDCMDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
MDC SubsectionMajor Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity
DRG Number469
DRG DescriptionMAJOR HIP AND KNEE JOINT REPLACEMENT OR REATTACHMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY WITH MCC OR TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights3.0989
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)3.1
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)4.2
Special Pay DRGYes
Post-Acute DRGYes

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Subsection Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity. Patients who qualify for Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 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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