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What is the difference between DRGs, AP-DRGs, and APR-DRGs?

DRGs measures case mix for inpatient admissions. One question is how to define a more severe case.  Six dimensions along which case mix could be measured include: Severity of Illness. Extent of physiologic decompensation or organ system loss of function. Risk of Mortality. Likelihood of dying. Prognosis. Probable outcome of an illness including the likelihood […]

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