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"Data . . . for the 50 highest-volume DRGs, including length of stay, proportion of outliers and special care days, total charges per case, and departmental charges per case." ". . . identifies the top 25 hospitals . . . for selected DRGs, and arrays individual DRG information for 100 hospital comparison groups, which include groups based on bed size, payor mix, system affiliation, profitability, and case-mix complexity." ". . . Also includes summary data for all 477 DRGs and the 23 Major Diagnostic Categories."
The Medicare DRG Handbook: Comparative Clinical and Financial Standards. Ann Intern Med. ;117:704. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-117-8-704_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(8):704.
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