MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 497 - LOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL OF INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES EXCEPT HIP AND FEMUR WITHOUT CC/MCC

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

MDCMDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
MDC SubsectionLocal Excision and Removal Internal Fixation Devices Except Hip and Femur
DRG Number497
DRG DescriptionLOCAL EXCISION AND REMOVAL OF INTERNAL FIXATION DEVICES EXCEPT HIP AND FEMUR WITHOUT CC/MCC
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights1.4653
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)1.8
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)2.3
Special Pay DRGYes
Post-Acute DRGYes

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Subsection Local Excision and Removal Internal Fixation Devices Except Hip and Femur)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Local Excision and Removal Internal Fixation Devices Except Hip and Femur. Patients who qualify for Local Excision and Removal Internal Fixation Devices Except Hip and Femur will be grouped this DRG or one of the related DRGs according to the logic below.

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