Case #207

Case 2009-MDC12-01 Erroneous grouping of P83.5 in combination with JAB00

Added by Anonymous almost 8 years ago.

Status:AcceptedStart date:2014-01-21
Priority:NormalSpent time:-
Target version:Expert Group 2009
Initiator:Norway Target year:2010
MDC:MDC12 Owner / responsible:
Target Grouper:COMMON, DEN, EST, FIN, ICE, LAT, NOR, SWE Old forum status:CLOSITEM - Closed item


Last updated: 2009-03-20
Status: CLOSITEM - Closed item
Initiated: 2009-02-03
By: Norway
Expert Network 2009-02-26 - Change recommended
Board 2009-03-20 - Recommendation accepted


JAB00 ‘Deling og ligatur av ingvinal brokksekk’ can be performed as surgical treatment of congenital hydrocele testis. Current grouping result in such cases is 477, which is believed to be wrong.

Relevant codes

JAB00 ‘Deling og ligatur av ingvinal brokksekk’ has the following properties:

P83.5 ’Medfødt hydrocele’ has the following properties:

PROCPR 06S08 does only affect grouping within MDC 06.

DRGs within MDC 12 with PROCPRO 12S03:


PROCPR 12S03 ‘Testes procedure’ is added to the existing properties of JAB00. The grouping result will then be 340O, 339 or 340, depending on age and length of stay.


Expert Network 2009-02-26

The meeting recommended to add the proc prop 12S03 to procedure JAB00.


Technical changes

JASB00 is given procedure property 12S03

DRG changes

Cases with JASB00 combined to MDC 12 principal diagnosis are assigned to DRG 339/340/340O.



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