Activity

From 2017-01-12 to 2017-02-10

2017-02-10

13:50 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2017-2-10
No use of codes JLE20/JLE30 in Finland in 2015 and 2014.
In Finland, the c...
Kristiina Kahur
13:05 Case #520: Hypothermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC CRS) in colorectal cancer, pseudomyxom...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2017-2-10
Very few cases in Finland - less than 8, only in one hospital, might be the ...
Kristiina Kahur
12:03 Questions and answers #519: Endovascular coiling of cerebral arteries
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2017-2-10
Seems that the procedure codes AAXC20/AAXC22 are more relevant here (there i...
Kristiina Kahur
08:32 Case #500: Complementary dx codes that may not be used as main diagnos
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2017-2-10
Finland does not have such a rules which would limit the use of certain code...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-02-08

14:50 Case #532 (Accepted): ENA Incision in palate
The procedure EHA00 incision in palate and the procedures ENA00 Incision in pharynx and EMA00 Incision in the tonsill... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
14:14 Case #531 (Accepted): XS008 (Conference about patient) to DRG for Team-visit
*Problem*
In NordDRG 2017 (NCC#468, CPK ID 621) the Swedish procedure code XS008 Konferens om patient (Conference ab...
Veronika Stemme

2017-02-03

14:24 Case #530 (Accepted): U19A changed to U05N by addition of NDL49
Problem
A patient with knife injuries, a defensive injury on left hand, but also has a stab in the back of left tho...
Ralph Dahlgren
14:18 Case #529 (Accepted): Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
Problem
While doing a laryngectomy you always begins with creating a tracheostomy. This is essential for the patient...
Ralph Dahlgren

2017-02-01

14:48 Case #498: Coronary angio with measurement of intra-arterial pressure
*Veronika Stemme, Sweden. 2017-02-01*
Yes, the swedish procedure code AF050 ’Mätning av intrarteriellt blodtryck’ is...
Veronika Stemme

2017-01-30

18:04 Case #498: Coronary angio with measurement of intra-arterial pressure
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2017-1-30
In order to analyse the case, what would be the respective NCSP+ code for AF...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-01-27

18:56 Case #528 (Rejected): Delayed suture or wound revision with delayed suture
The DRG weight of the skin procedures QxG30 Delayed suture compared to the DRG weight for QxB05 Wound revision with d... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
18:43 Case #527 (Accepted): Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
From 2016 we introduced four new procedure codes for post bariatric surgery. These four codes replaced a single proce... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
18:28 Case #526 (Rejected): K66.2 Retroperitoneal fibrosis
K66.2 retroperitonel fibrosis replaces the code N13.5 in Norway. We therefore would like the code K66 to have the sam... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
18:15 Case #525 (Accepted): K50.8 Crohns disease (Crohns disease in both small and large disease)
K50.0 Crohns disease of small intestine and K50.1 Crohns disease of large intestine has complicating properties, howe... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
18:00 Case #524 (Accepted): cf. 2017 changes, diagnostic radiology
Comment on 2017 changes
The Codes for diagnostic radiology (diagnostic codes from the S chapter) cannot have any p...
Hanne Osnes-Ringen
17:53 Case #523 (Accepted): cf. 2017 changes "Annen bildeveiledet"
Comment on 2017 changes
In Norway we have several codes called “Annen bildeveiledet” which indicates procedures do...
Hanne Osnes-Ringen
17:43 Case #522 (Rejected): cf. 2017 changes FNE12B and FNE22B
Comment on 2017 changes
Changes Applied from 01.01.2017
FNE12B Perkutan trombektomi eller embolektomi i koronar...
Hanne Osnes-Ringen
17:33 Case #411: Revision of DRGs regarding Multiple significant trauma (484, 485, 486, 486O and 487) –...
*Norwegian directorate of Health - Kristin Dahlen
20170127*
We do not support any change of the multiple trauma l...
Kristin Dahlen
17:24 Case #478: Extracorporeal VAD does not fit with cases in DRG 103
*Norwegian Directorate of Health - Kristin Dahlen
2017-01-27*
We do repeat our suggestion of moving the cases wit...
Kristin Dahlen
17:15 Case #521 (Accepted): Islet cell transplantation
National ID: HD-159
Initiated: 2017-01-23
Initiator: The Norwegian Directorate of Health
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Kristin Dahlen
17:04 Case #520 (Rejected): Hypothermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC CRS) in colorectal cancer, ...
*Problem*
This is highly specialized surgery with curative goals (maximum cytoreductive surgery, CRS together with h...
Kristin Dahlen

2017-01-26

15:54 Case #366 (Re-activated): Revision of properties of diagnoses complicating the cesarean section
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden, 2017-01-12* NPK ID C593
We have now analyzed the second part of this Finnish proposal,...
Mats Fernström
15:15 Questions and answers #519 (Closed ticket): Endovascular coiling of cerebral arteries
The procedure of endovascular coiling for ruptured cerebral aneurysm and AV-malformation was started here in Iceland ... Birna Björg Másdóttir
15:03 Case #518 (Accepted): Clinical examination requiring general anesthesia
*Problem*
_This change applies only to the Swedish version of NordDRG but a similar change should be considered by t...
Mats Fernström

2017-01-23

17:43 Case #517 (Accepted): New DRG in MDC2 for transplantation of cornea (short therapy)
*Problem*
This case is linked to case #516. While analyzing DRGs 042O and 038O a separate subgroup of cases with cor...
Kristiina Kahur
17:36 Case #516 (Accepted): Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy an...
*Problem*
While analyzing the DRGs of MDC 2 Diseases and disorders of the eye, we captured two DRGs with some proble...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-01-20

14:20 Case #515 (Accepted): DRG 802O Non-extensive procedure of eye, short therapy– separating the case...
*Problem*
Procedure code CKD05/CKSD05 Puncture of vitreous body with injection of medication has the PROCPROP OR=2 a...
Kristiina Kahur
13:14 Case #514 (Accepted): DRG 041O Other interventions for problems in eye region, short therapy– spl...
*Problem*
The variation coefficient of DRG 041O has acceptable V% value (73-77%) but within the group there are diff...
Kristiina Kahur
11:37 Questions and answers #513 (Closed ticket): Possible change of the PROCPROP of KGV30 and KGV40 (i...
*Problem*
According to current logic the cases with procedure code KGV30/KGSV30 Implantation of prosthesis into peni...
Kristiina Kahur
08:09 Case #512 (Accepted): New DRG for Transurethral incision of prostate, TUIP
*Original title*
*DRG 345O Other male reproductive system o. r. procedures, short therapy – splitting into three gro...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-01-18

16:15 Case #511 (Accepted): Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure...
*Problem*
Originally the cases of retinal detachment procedures have had separate DRG 036B Extensive procedure for r...
Kristiina Kahur
15:26 Case #510 (Accepted): Merging DRGs 038 Primary iris procedures and DRG 042 Intraocular procedures...
*Problem*
The number of cases in DRG 038 Primary iris procedures is low and presumably will be decreasing even more ...
Kristiina Kahur
14:27 Case #509 (Accepted): Merging DRGs 040N Extraocular procedures except orbit age >17and DRG 041 Ot...
*Problem*
The number of cases in DRG 041 Other interventions for problems in eye region, age 0-17 is very low (4-5 p...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-01-17

16:59 Questions and answers #508 (Closed ticket): Intensive care in the NordDRG grouping logic
This is nor the suggestion for any changes neither the development initiative. It is rather a discussion topic for Ex... Kristiina Kahur
16:16 Case #507 (Accepted): New DRG in MDC12 for outpatient stereotactic radiotherapy or demanding isot...
*Problem*
DRG 912A Male reproductive system tumor, radiotherapy, short therapy in Finnish grouper is meant for cases...
Kristiina Kahur
15:03 Case #506 (Accepted): New DRG in MDC22 for outpatient cases with Dressing of major burn
*Problem*
Procedure code QXD00/QXSD00 Dressing of major burn of unspecified region has the PROCPROP 22S02 Wound debr...
Kristiina Kahur
11:53 Case #505 (Accepted): DRG 458 Non-extensive burns with skin graft– splitting into two groups– wit...
*Problem*
The variation coefficient of DRG 458 has been high throughout the years (170% in 2015, 123% in 2014) which...
Kristiina Kahur
10:53 Case #504 (Accepted): Merging DRG 472O Extensive burns with o. r. procedure, short therapy and DR...
*Problem*
The number of cases in DRG 472O has been low throughout the years (eight in 2013, four in 2014, 11 in 2015...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-01-16

19:26 Case #503 (Accepted): DRG 315 Other kidney and urinary tract o. r. procedures– splitting into dif...
*Problem*
DRG 315 is heterogeneous group, both clinically and economically. Three different procedure groups (proper...
Kristiina Kahur
15:22 Case #502 (Accepted): DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without cc and...
*Problem*
There are two rules to get the case grouped in DRG 316: a) main diagnosis with DGCAT Renal failure (11M01)...
Kristiina Kahur
 

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