2013 DRG Expert: The Complete Official Draft MS-DRG Using the ICD-10 Code Set
Take your ICD-10 planning and transition efforts to the next level. Introducing DRG Expert based on ICD-10—a new tool designed to prepare your facility for ICD-10 implementation. You’ll be able to accurately assign and validate MS-DRGs using the ICD-10 code set based on the most current DRG grouper logic with ICD-10 codes.
With the added complexity of the ICD-10 coding system, there is potential impact to revenue and case mix. Facilities need to understand where to focus their ICD-10 training efforts in order to avoid loss of reimbursement.
Key Features and Benefits
Easily and accurately assign and validate MS-DRGs using ICD-10 codes. Organized by major diagnostic categories (MDCs), this reference is designed to follow a logical MS-DRG decision process.
Contains all information relative to DRG assignment within the MDCs based on the most current DRG Grouper methodology using ICD-10. Includes all ICD-10-CM diagnosis and procedure codes that define a DRG and the current MS-DRG structure using ICD–10 codes.
Focus ICD-10 training on DRGs that have the greatest financial impact. Understand the potential revenue impact of DRGs when the coding system transitions to ICD–10.
Perform evaluation of DRG grouper software. Make sure mapping and DRG assignment is functioning correctly.
Train coders on DRG assignment using ICD–10 codes. Understand which diagnoses and procedures define each DRG. Prevent over- or under-coding.
List of all principal ICD-10 diagnoses codes that group to each MDC. Quickly confirm MDC and MS-DRG choice and ensure appropriate DRG assignment.
Alphabetic and Numeric index. Locate DRG choices easily by either ICD-10 diagnosis or procedure code.
Transition to ICD-10 with familiar tools. We’ve incorporated all the same features and formatting as the original DRG Expert that has been a trusted and comprehensive reference to the DRG classification system for over 25 years.