Activity

From 2019-02-21 to 2019-03-22

2019-03-21

16:11 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #608: Codes with identical content must have same properties
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-03-21* (Swe ID C785)
We have now compared all subcodes ending with W with the corre...
Mats Fernström

2019-03-18

14:29 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #620: Healthy person following sick
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden, 2019-03-18* (NPK ID C759)
At the meeting last week I objected to Martti’s positioning o...
Mats Fernström
13:55 Nordic Casemix Centre Task #638: NordDRG 2019 combined definition tables.
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden, 2019-03-18*
What are the right headlines in the table Drglogic? Look at column A and B....
Mats Fernström
13:37 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #622: Access procedures for dialysis
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden, 2019-03-18* (NPK ID C772)
At the meeting last week I answered to Martti’s questions. He...
Mats Fernström
11:20 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #616: Discharge information (transfer) not available anymore, change of the grouping rules o...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-3-18
This as a follow-up after the expertnetwork meeting.
Referring to the re...
Kristiina Kahur

2019-03-12

10:31 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #640: Tracheostomy on newborns
2019-03-11 Expert group (Stockholm)
Expert group decided that the interventions for tracheotsomy
GBSB00 Tracheost...
Martti Virtanen

2019-03-10

06:14 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #640: Tracheostomy on newborns
2019-03-10 Ralph Dahlgren
When grouping the Norwegian suggested diagnosis and procedure codes with the Swedish NordD...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-03-08

17:43 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #634: Removal of urethal sphincter prothesis
2019-03-08 Ralph Dahlgren
The procedure code KDK40 Avlägsnande av artificiell sfinkter (KDK40 Removal of urethal sph...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:33 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #635: Injection into the vocal cord
We do not have the total costs for these patients this year, we might have more costs on this next year. If Sweden ar... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
15:08 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #640: Tracheostomy on newborns
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-3-8
There is no such newborns’ cases with tracheostomy (GBB00) and procedure with...
Kristiina Kahur
12:10 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #640: Tracheostomy on newborns
2019-03-08 NCC (MV)
There is no proposed change.
The neontal groupin is placed separately before the outpatient a...
Martti Virtanen
12:17 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #641: Missing plus signs in ICD field in Drglogic
2019-03-08 NCC (MV)
All these rules obviously must have ICD-code because there is either MDC, DGCAT or PDGPROP that...
Martti Virtanen
11:39 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #637: Generell Anestesia affects the grouping incorrect
2019-03-08 NCC (MV)
The proposal affects only NordDRG Swe because the moved rules are specific to Swe.
The techni...
Martti Virtanen
10:51 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #636: Removal and change of catheter for dialysis
2019-03-18 NCC(MV)
This is a fairly straigth forward case. If Iceland does not disagree we keep the mappings and add...
Martti Virtanen

2019-03-07

17:10 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #637: Generell Anestesia affects the grouping incorrect
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-3-7
Currently, in Finnish version DRG 027 _Serious traumatic brain injury_ is not...
Kristiina Kahur
14:07 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #639: NordDRG 2019 Swe defintion tables
2019-03-07 Ralph Dahlgren
Since we have not Heard anything from Martti we decided to remove the faulting Excell-file...
Ralph Dahlgren
13:49 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #635: Injection into the vocal cord
2019-03-07 NCC (MV)
The national version are quite different in this area (see technical changes). DRG 055P/C16O is...
Martti Virtanen
13:07 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #634: Removal of urethal sphincter prothesis
2019-03-07 NCC (MV)
Based on the Finish cost per patient data, it seems possible to remove the property 11S11 from ...
Martti Virtanen
12:43 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #633: Liposuction
2019-03-07 NCC (MV)
This case has a history. See case #527.
Liposuction is advertised to be be done with local ana...
Martti Virtanen
11:51 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #632: TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
2019-03-07 NCC (MV)
I support the discussion, see also my comment to case #631.
Martti Virtanen
11:43 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #631: STG (Særtjenestegrupper) - specialized health care outside hospitals
2019-03-07 NCC (MV)
It is obvious that the cost of care arranged by the health care system but delivered outside the...
Martti Virtanen

2019-03-06

15:38 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #630: Surgery - short therapy
2019-03-06 NCC (MV)
A simple way to solve the proposed grouping is to change the limit of lenth of stay (LOS) of sho...
Martti Virtanen
15:23 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
2019-03-06 NCC (MV)
This proposal is incomplete.
1) The rules use a property 90X20 that does not exist. It must be...
Martti Virtanen
13:21 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #628: Acquired hydrocephalus of newborn
2019-03-06 NCC (MV)
P91.7 'Acquired hydrocephalus of newborn' has been added by WHO some years. ago. It is in use i...
Martti Virtanen
12:38 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #627: T855 groups to DRG 921O
2019-03-06 NCC (MV)
This proposal has two parts that are only loosely connected.
*First* the question what is t...
Martti Virtanen

2019-03-05

18:04 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #594: Updates concerning Swedish NordDRG 2019 PR version
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-03-05* (Swe ID C721)
FXF000 used to have PROCPR 40V39 but I missed that it has been...
Mats Fernström
15:12 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #625 (Rejected): Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
Case is withdrawn. May be reactivated next year.
Martti Virtanen
14:59 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #624: MDC 12 and 13
2019-03-05 NCC (MV)
There is still the problem that because of this structure we need to know the gender of patients...
Martti Virtanen
14:41 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #623: Fiberoendoscopic intubation and Tracheoscopy
2019-03-05 NCC (MV)
This proposal seems to be based on clear economical evidence. If the economic data is valid for...
Martti Virtanen
14:03 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #622: Access procedures for dialysis
2019-03-05 NCC (MV)
In this case as always in intervention DRG’s a very important issue is the order of the (surgic...
Martti Virtanen
12:26 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #565 (Re-activated): Change DGCAT för ICD-codes G94- and some G93-codes
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-03-05* (Swe ID C730)
I agree with Ralph that the decision from 2018-03-13 was not c...
Mats Fernström
10:17 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #641 (Re-activated): Missing plus signs in ICD field in Drglogic
This is an error correction. If there is a value in any of the fields mdc, pdgprop or dgcat1 in the table Drglogic th... Mats Fernström

2019-03-04

14:34 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #620: Healthy person following sick
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
This proposal aafects only NordDRG Swe and can be performed without any effect on other versions...
Martti Virtanen
13:22 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #619: SWE DRG C76O and C37O both concerning sleeping disorder/ investigation
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
This proposal affect only NordDRG Swe as illustrated in the technical changes. It includes also...
Martti Virtanen
12:51 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #615: Adding PROCPR 02S24 to codes CKD92/CKSD92, CKD93/CKSD93, CKD94/CKSD94, CKD95/CKSD95
2019-03-04 NCC(MV)
This proposal affects only NodrDRG Fin and Ice. See Technical changes.
Martti Virtanen
12:23 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #614: Adding the PROCPR 30D72 to code HAX014/HA3RT Breast lesion destruction with radiofrequ...
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
This seems to affect only NordDRG Fin.
See technical changes.
Martti Virtanen
12:00 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #601: Clarification of a new rules for DRGlogic
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
Technical changes without changes.
Martti Virtanen
10:59 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #601: Clarification of a new rules for DRGlogic
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
See also case #603.
The only exception to the rule that MDC and PDPGROP shall not be used it t...
Martti Virtanen
11:16 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #608: Codes with identical content must have same properties
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
The general principle holds and it is technically impossible to have different properties for to...
Martti Virtanen
11:15 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #606: Dagger-asterisk pair and specific national subcode (example K2380*B3780)
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
See also case #608
Martti Virtanen
10:58 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #603 (Rejected): Error correction of PDGPROP and MDC i DRGlogic in SWE DRGlogic
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
See case #601
Martti Virtanen
10:26 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #533 (Rejected): Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
This case is continued under case #602.
This case is closed.
Martti Virtanen
10:16 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #600: Activation of 06I10 'Complicated or bleeding gastric or bowel ulcer'
2019-03-04 NCC(MV)
Technical changes added.
Martti Virtanen
09:59 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #599: Rules with diagnosis properties wher all diagnosis with property belong to a CC catego...
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
This matter should be discussed.
The technical delay in grouping is obviously not significant....
Martti Virtanen
09:54 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #598 (Accepted): Norwegian changes to ICD-10 and procedurecodes for 2019
Martti Virtanen
09:51 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #595: Swedish logic changes to outpatient DRG's
2019-03-04 NCC (MV)
These changes have been performed in NordDRG 2019 Swe.
The expert group might have an interest...
Martti Virtanen

2019-03-01

16:56 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #640 (Accepted): Tracheostomy on newborns
Tracheostomy on newborns is fortunately a rare procedure. In most cases a tracheostomy performed on newborns give DRG... Kristin Dahlen
15:07 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #627: T855 groups to DRG 921O
You are of course right Mats, this will also affect in-patient grouping which is also our intention. This will affect... Anja Fagervold

2019-02-28

10:56 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #639: NordDRG 2019 Swe defintion tables
2019-02-28 Ralph Dahlgren
As you are Writing in your text Martti there are technical difficulties in the prouduction...
Ralph Dahlgren
10:45 Nordic Casemix Centre Task #638: NordDRG 2019 combined definition tables.
2019-02-28 Ralph Dadhlgren
Sweden really apreciate the commonversion. It decreases the risk of making misstakes when...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-02-27

16:46 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #612: Properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27 revisited
2019-02-27 Ralph Dahlgren
The technical Changes is for Sweden that is not going to use 11S15 if I understand correct...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:21 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #612: Properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27 revisited
2019-02-27 NCC (MV)
The proposal is otherwise OK, but the property 11S15 is used by other versions than Swe and can...
Martti Virtanen
16:27 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #594: Updates concerning Swedish NordDRG 2019 PR version
2019-02-27 NCC(MV)
This seems to be a small misstake somewhere.
DF031 is linked to FXF022 'Analysis of loop reco...
Martti Virtanen
15:41 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #592 (Accepted): Error correction of NordDRG SWE 2018
Martti Virtanen
15:40 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #587: Split of DRG A20N (570) ‘Insertion or replacement of nervous system central stimulatio...
2019-02-27 NCC (MV)
We seem to agree about ther principals but I think that at the expert group meeting we will look...
Martti Virtanen
10:11 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #569 (Accepted): Correction of the properties ABD32 Implantation of temporary spinal stimula...
2018-03-13 Expert group
The proposal was accepted at the expert group.
The discussion about this and related probl...
Martti Virtanen

2019-02-26

15:24 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #568 (Further active): Division of DRG 359O 'Uterine and adnexal procedures for non-malignan...
Martti Virtanen
15:21 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #540 (Accepted): Procedures for ingrown nails
Martti Virtanen
15:17 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #639 (Active): NordDRG 2019 Swe defintion tables
The Swedish defintion tables in Excel format
We are currently in time pressure so to produce the other national vers...
Martti Virtanen

2019-02-25

18:57 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #616: Discharge information (transfer) not available anymore, change of the grouping rules o...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-25
One option to deal with the transferred cases in DRG 385A is to remove the '...
Kristiina Kahur
15:35 Nordic Casemix Centre Task #638 (Active): NordDRG 2019 combined definition tables.
The content of the Com-version definition tables is now available in updated format.
The most important change is t...
Martti Virtanen
12:30 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #632: TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
As a lot of us are spending time and effort moving towards value based payment methods, I suggest we try to find time... Malle Avarsoo
11:39 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #626: Integrating ICPC2 codes into NordDRG system
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-25
The official/original mapping is provided in Appendix 1.
In column I (icd1...
Kristiina Kahur

2019-02-24

16:16 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #610: Subcodes of D758 ‘Other specified diseases of blood and blood-forming organs’
2019-02-24 Ralph Dahlgren
Sweden must say thank you again Martti for making comments. This time it turned out that w...
Ralph Dahlgren
13:25 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #637 (Accepted): Generell Anestesia affects the grouping incorrect
Problem
Patients are grouped into A60A Serious traumatic brain injury, very complicated but if adding ZXH60 General ...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-02-23

23:56 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #626: Integrating ICPC2 codes into NordDRG system
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
It would be interesting to know how Findland would incorporate this in their DRG system be...
Ralph Dahlgren
23:36 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #565: Change DGCAT för ICD-codes G94- and some G93-codes
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
When going through old cases Sweden noticed that some Changes has not been done according ...
Ralph Dahlgren
22:55 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #612: Properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27 revisited
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
The Department of Health and Welfare Sweden 2019-02-23
As Martti pointed out in this case...
Ralph Dahlgren
17:10 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #608: Codes with identical content must have same properties
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
There are in some cases in Sweden two ways of coding the same disease in ICD-10. This is o...
Ralph Dahlgren
16:42 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #613: Interventions with 09S07 'Other skin, subcutaneous tissue or breast procedure' without...
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
Sweden has controlled our procedure codes and we think they are correct. We do not need an...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:48 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #633: Liposuction
20190-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
As to the suggested changes Sweden would from Norway like to see som data, involved numbe...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:00 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #605: Facial nerve paralysis with upper motor neuron disease (G83.6)
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
There are two ways of looking att this.
One is that WHO did create the code to specify s...
Ralph Dahlgren
14:23 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #636 (Further active): Removal and change of catheter for dialysis
Problem
While working on another case (#622) the Swedish DRG-team discovered that the procedure code DK005 (mapped t...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-02-21

18:35 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #611: Physiotherapy with massage
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-02-21* (Swe ID C788)
Thank you Martti for the explanations. As far as I can see it ...
Mats Fernström
16:36 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #635: Injection into the vocal cord
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-02-21* (Swe ID C800)
Hanne, do you really mean DRG 803N? I wonder because the sugge...
Mats Fernström
16:03 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
The technical description is now changed. For you all the rules will be "IN". Kristin Dahlen
13:12 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #630: Surgery - short therapy
A brief description of the solution and a list of DRGs can be found in Chapter 4 in the document [[https://helsedirek... Kristin Dahlen
13:10 Nordic Casemix Centre Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
Given that both these codes are included in a case Sweden are working on for 2021, we withdraw this case for 2020 and... Anja Fagervold
 

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