MS-DRG v38 (FY 2021) Definitions Manual MDC 20 • MDC 20 Assignment of Diagnosis Codes

Detailed Rules

The tables below list the codes required to qualify for this subsection according to the logic listed above. By matching the codes on a patient's account to those listed below, you can work out how a patient will be grouped by the MS-DRG grouper. However, sometimes this can be difficult to work out by hand. If you are looking for automated DRG grouping software that can be integrated into your workflow, please let us know.

MDC 20 Assignment of Diagnosis Codes

To qualify for any subsection in MDC 20, the patient's primary diagnostic code must be included in this list.

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