Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG). Medicare reimbursement code assigned at admission that allows hospital to get paid for related ailments after patient is discharge.It excludes hospital acquired condictions. The DRG system classifies payments into groups based on the principal diagnosis, type of surgical procedure, presences or absence of complications, and other relevant indicators.


Also see: DRG

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