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The Medicare DRG Handbook: Comparative Clinical and Financial Standards

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422 pages. Baltimore: : Health Care Investment Analysts, Inc.; 1992.. $399.00; the price for the equivalent diskette (format not specified) is $1299.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(8):704. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-8-704_5
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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."


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