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Article: 2020 IPPS proposed rule brings potential MS-DRG changes

With Rhonda Butler

This article from Rhonda Butler details the 2020 IPPS proposed rule and highlights noteworthy proposed changes.

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ICD-10 data meets the IPPS Rule: MS-DRG proposed change highlights, part 2

June 24th, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

Part one of this two-part blog was a high-level summary of two major areas of focus in the proposed MS-DRG changes: the MCC/CC designations and the “unrelated OR DRGs. This […]

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ICD-10 data meets the IPPS Rule: MS-DRG proposed change highlights, part 1

June 17th, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

If there is a theme to this year’s proposed MS-DRG changes in the IPPS proposed rule, it is “ICD-10 Data.” Now that two years’ worth of ICD-10 coded MedPAR data […]

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Webinar: 3M APR DRGs: Impact on hospital payment and quality measurement

Join 3M HIS senior health economist Kevin Quinn and senior inpatient consultant Cheryll Rogers for a webinar highlighting the impact 3M APR DRGs have on hospital payment and quality measurement.

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ICD-10 and DRG shifts: Your questions answered

July 11th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN, Donna Smith, RHIA

Cheryl:  So Donna, I have been getting a lot of questions from clients about ICD-10-CM and PCS lately. I was in elementary school when the last code switch occurred.  Can […]

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Article: The Impact of the Transition to ICD-10 on Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payments

A 3M-authored study published in the Journal of AHIMA examines the impact of ICD-10 on payment based on MS-DRGs.

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The Real Impact of DRGs: Meaningful Data that Changed Hospital Management

July 17th, 2014 / By Richard Averill, MS

A recent blog by François de Brantes, executive director of HCI3, titled “Letting the Facts Get in the Way of So-called Truths,” is highly critical of the DRG based Medicare […]

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DIY ICD-10 conversion – Part 5

December 27th, 2013 / By Ron Mills, PhD

We’re still talking about converting policies – lists of ICD-9 codes or clusters that mean something that could be stated in English. These lists may be in documents, spreadsheets, the […]