Importance of Coding in Hospital Benchmarking and Performance Evaluation
Author: Dismuke, Clara
Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention
Publication Date: October 15, 2004
The Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system was created in the US and has spread widely around the world. Currently, approximately 36 countries use some version of the system for either information collection, financing, or reimbursement for inpatient care.1 This widespread ad....