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Legislation assessed: Arzneimittelgesetz (Pharmaceutical Law); Balanced Budget Act of 1997; Gesetz zur Einfhrung des diagnoseorientierten Fallpauschalensystems (Act for the Introduction of a Diagnosis-Related Group System); Krankenhausentgeltgesetz (Hospital Payment Act); Krankenhausfinanzierungsreformgesetz (Hospital Funding Reform Act); Loi de Financement de la Scurit Sociale 2004 (Social Security Finance Act of 2004); Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA); Zweites Fallpauschalennderungsgesetz (Second Diagnosis-Related Group Modification Act).
6] When physicians fail to adjust for case mix in their practices, they risk being miscategorized as overutilizers[7] This further indicates how essential it is for physicians and hospitals to understand and apply case mix indices, diagnosis-related groups and resource-based relative value systems.
Frequency and cost of diagnosis-related group outliers among newborns.
However, with a few exceptions, Medicare's prospective payment system (PPS) based on diagnosis-related groups (DRG) did not include special provisions for paying for cancer hospitalizations.
Under PPS, Medicare payments to most hospitals for Part A inpatient operating costs are made on the basis of a predetermined, fixed rate for each diagnosis-related group.
The following are the diagnosis-related group (DRG) numbers and descriptions of the 23 procedures identified in the RAND study but not included in Table 2:
The diagnosis-related group (DRG) system for hospitals and the resource-based relative value scale (RBRVS) for physicians were the new payment methods of the 1980s, but they are being replaced rapidly by capitation and other forms of prepayment (e.
Italy's policy on pharmaceutical prices is not encouraging for manufacturers of branded drugs: constant price cuts have eroded pharmaceutical sales; manufacturers are legally obligated to reduce their prices to hospitals; Italy's diagnosis-related group system is a great concern to physicians; reference pricing is another pharmaceutical restriction.
The number of hospitalizations annually has increased by over 50% in the past 10 years; heart failure is the most common Medicare diagnosis-related group.
The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 mandates that all US hospitals report POA information for secondary claims, creating at least two reduced payment diagnosis-related group, (DRGs), for all post-admitting infections.
Hospital payments would be made on a modified diagnosis-related group (DRG) basis.
and Picis configured the software to adhere to applicable German health care requirements, including the new German government Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) coding, automated scoring (including TISS 28 and SAPS II) and several other country-specific functionalities.