MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 473 - CERVICAL SPINAL FUSION WITHOUT CC/MCC

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

MDCMDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
MDC SubsectionCervical Spinal Fusion
DRG Number473
DRG DescriptionCERVICAL SPINAL FUSION WITHOUT CC/MCC
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights2.5563
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)1.6
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)2.0
Special Pay DRGNo
Post-Acute DRGNo

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Subsection Cervical Spinal Fusion)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Cervical Spinal Fusion. Patients who qualify for Cervical Spinal Fusion 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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