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a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

to distribute into groups according to kinds

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(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse

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The DRG relative weight is an insurance cost factor, reflecting the degree of resources that will be consumed caring for a particular disease.
Taking the sum of all of the DRG relative weights and dividing by the total number of Medicare inpatient cases for that time frame determines the case mix index.
So maximizing DRG relative weight assignments is important in improving a hospital's overall payment.
Not only is identification of the underlying cause associated with a better prognosis for the patient, but should that cause be an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), a reclassification of the patient to DRG 121 follows.
It is important to remember that DRG rates were originally set on the basis of fully allocated total costs.
Whether or not this is true, and whether or not the contributions, if positive, are sufficient to cover fully all fixed and allocated costs, achieving a higher DRG rate without a commensurate increase in variable costs is always desirable.
founded in 1989, develops and markets the DRGware(TM) line of DRG component products that also includes APCActive(TM) Medicare Outpatient grouping and PRICERActive(TM) Medicare reimbursement components along with ICD9/CPT encoding products for health plans, hospitals, insurers, health system vendors, managed care organizations and other health-related organizations.
For more information or to request a trial CD of the Micro-Dyn ActiveX DRG Control, visit their site on the Internet at http://www.
The Micro-Dyn ActiveX DRG Control is available today for health system vendors, medical facilities, insurers, and others who need DRG functionality in the Windows 95 and Windows NT client environments.
The Micro-Dyn DRG Control is licensed to system vendors and other entities on usage basis.
ONLINE DRG provides a healthcare solution that electronically consolidates coding for multiple sites into one coding center.
With Lanier's ONLINE DRG centralized telecoding solution, healthcare facilities receive more consistent coding for each site making the facility more efficient and profitable.
These services, designed to enhance the accuracy and consistency of DRG assignment, include:
ONLINE DRG is a specialized version of Lanier's ONLINE/document imaging solution which has been optimized to provide document capture and management along with a centralized, integrated coding process in a wide-area, multiple-site implementation.
ONLINE DRG includes the hardware, software and services necessary to re-engineer the coding process for each hospital and the central coding site.