MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual • DRG 518 - BACK AND NECK PROCEDURES EXCEPT SPINAL FUSION WITH MCC OR DISC DEVICE OR NEUROSTIMULATOR

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

MDCMDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue
MDC SubsectionBack and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators
DRG Number518
DRG DescriptionBACK AND NECK PROCEDURES EXCEPT SPINAL FUSION WITH MCC OR DISC DEVICE OR NEUROSTIMULATOR
Surgical / Medical Surgical

Table 5 for FY 2021

Weights3.5917
Length of Stay (Geometric Mean)4.2
Length of Stay (Arithmetic Mean)6.4
Special Pay DRGYes
Post-Acute DRGYes

DRG Assignment Logic (From MDC 08 Diseases & Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System & Connective Tissue Subsection Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators)

This DRG is a member of the subsection Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators. Patients who qualify for Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 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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