Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Group System (APR-DRG ). The All Patient DRGs (AP-DRGs) are an expansion of the basic DRGs to be more representative of non-Medicare populations such as pediatric patients. The All Patient Refined DRGs (APR-DRG) incorporate severity of illness subclasses into the AP-DRGs. Since the APR-DRGs include both the CMS DRGs and the AP-DRGs

Also see: DRG

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