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From 2017-01-31 to 2017-03-01

2017-03-01

17:27 Case #533: Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
2017-03-01 Martti Virtanen
NordDRG grouping logic is dependent on both age of the patient and length of stay. Theref...
Martti Virtanen
16:05 Case #525: K50.8 Crohns disease (Crohns disease in both small and large disease)
*Susan Berggren NPK,Sweden 2017-03-01*
Sweden accepts the proposal, but find that even K509 Crohn's disease, unspec...
Anonymous
15:52 Case #491: Genital diagnosis T83.4 is not an urinary tract disease
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-01*
+Additional information about the DRG change+:
Changing DGCAT will of cou...
Mats Fernström
15:44 Case #532: ENA Incision in palate
EHA00 and ENA00 should have the same properties. EMA00 will not be changed. Anja Fagervold
15:11 Case #490: Missing age limit for DRG 313X 'Urethral procedures, age > 17 w/o cc'
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-01*
SWE does not have the problem. Our corresponding DRG, M20 ‘Uretrala operat...
Mats Fernström
14:55 Case #535: Central Venous catheters
In Norway the cost weight for DRG 877O in many cases are lower than the cost weight of 9## DRGs. In addition to this,... Kristin Dahlen
14:46 Case #482: Prostate biopsy
Susan Berggren NPK, Sweden 2017-03-01
Sweden does not have this problem, any biopsy regardless of diagnosis leads to...
Anonymous
14:27 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
We have modified the case somewhat to take into account also other major weight loss (i.e. do not need to be post bar... Kristin Dahlen
12:23 Case #478: Extracorporeal VAD does not fit with cases in DRG 103
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-01*
Kristin wrote “It is stated by Oslo University Hospital that implantation o...
Mats Fernström
11:33 Case #480: Desensitization to allergens
Susan Berggren NPK,Sweden 2017-03-01
Sweden has nothing against that Norway makes this change. We shall review wheth...
Anonymous
09:47 Case #457: Merge of DRGs 481P and 481B
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-01*
This case is related to case #456 ‘Merge of DRGs 481O and 481A’ because bo...
Mats Fernström
09:47 Case #479: Delete DRG 908R Ortopedisk diagnostisk ultralyd

Susan Berggren The National Board of Health And Welfare
Sweden accepts the proposal, have no objection.
Anonymous
09:40 Case #456: Merge of DRGs 481O and 481A
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-01*
In our KPP for 2015 the number of cases in DRG R23O/481O has increased to ...
Mats Fernström
09:31 Case #454: Merge of DRGs 482 and 482O
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-01*
The number of cases in DRG C01O/482O in the Swedish cost database (KPP) is...
Mats Fernström
09:16 Case #408: Respiratory failure in newborns
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-01*
We have the same problem in Sweden. Adding any of the procedure codes with ...
Mats Fernström

2017-02-28

17:47 Questions and answers #460: Suggestions for a better upgrading process
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-02-28*
This issue was discussed at the spring meeting 2016 and as far as I rememb...
Mats Fernström
16:57 Case #541: Combined groin hernia operations
Kristiina Kahur 2017-2-28
Thanks Mats for clarification. It explains the content of the Appendix. We will work fur...
Kristiina Kahur
16:52 Case #541: Combined groin hernia operations
*Mats Fernström, 2017-02-28*
Thank you Kristiina for reading or suggestion. The grouper compares the patient data wi...
Mats Fernström
15:04 Case #541: Combined groin hernia operations
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-28
Can you explain what does it mean in Appendix C690 where in rows 12 and 13 i...
Kristiina Kahur
16:32 Case #380: Text error in Swe DRG G06 (DRG 193/194)
The Norwegian DRG names will be:
193 Operasjoner på galleveier uten kolecystektomi alene m/bk
194 Operasjoner på ga...
Kristin Dahlen
15:44 Case #543: Dupuytren’s contracture treated with the procedure NDM06 Percutaneous needle fasciotom...
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-28
The case is related to earlier case #272 (http://documents.norddrg.net/issue...
Kristiina Kahur
14:54 Case #543: Dupuytren’s contracture treated with the procedure NDM06 Percutaneous needle fasciotom...
Susan Berggren The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare 2017-02-28
Sweden has not DRG 808I, so it's not an i...
Anonymous
14:30 Task #29 (Closed): Delivery of National ICD and NCSP versions to Nordic Centre
Anonymous

2017-02-24

12:29 Case #546 (Rejected): Therapeutic venesection

National ID: HD-177
Initiated: 2017-02-20
Initiator: The Norwegian Directorate of Health
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Kristin Dahlen

2017-02-23

14:29 Case #391 (Re-activated): Problem with shoulder and hip DRG in DRGlogic
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-02-23*
The case is reactivated because of Marttis comment on DRG DRG 212/H08 and ...
Mats Fernström

2017-02-22

17:53 Development initiative #545 (Closed): Requests for development of the NordDRG grouper
_This message is directed to the Board but it is published on the Forum with the hope of consent, so that the Board g... Mats Fernström
15:51 Case #544 (Accepted): Normal newborn, birth weight over 2500 g, with other significant problem
*Problem*
A large number of diagnoses can lead to DRG 390 Normal newborn, birth weight over 2500 g, with other signi...
Kristin Dahlen
15:38 Case #533: Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
*Comment by Mats Fernström 2017-02-22*
It may seem that 30 000 are not so many in relation to a total of 1.5 million...
Mats Fernström
15:14 Case #543 (Accepted): Dupuytren’s contracture treated with the procedure NDM06 Percutaneous needl...
*Problem*
Treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture can be done surgical, by medical injection (Xiapex) or by needle fasc...
Anja Fagervold
13:38 Case #542 (Accepted): Missing plus signs for ICD in Drglogic
*Problem*
This is a real minor error but, anyhow, it should be corrected. In the Swedish version of the table Drglog...
Mats Fernström
12:51 Case #541 (Accepted): Combined groin hernia operations
*Problem*
Outpatient operations of unilateral groin hernia are in the Swedish version grouped to DRG F24O ’Operation...
Mats Fernström
11:39 Case #540 (Accepted): Procedures for ingrown nails
*Problem & Analysis*
Operations for ingrown nails:
• QCH10/QCSH10 ’Excision av fingernagelbädd’/Excision of nail be...
Mats Fernström
11:21 Case #539 (Accepted): Diastasis recti
*Problem*
Diastasis between the rectus abdominal muscles is coded with M62.0 ‘Muskeldiastas (M6200 ‘Diastasis of mus...
Mats Fernström
09:37 Case #377: Gallbladder codes complicate each other
*Comments*
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-02-14*
_NPK ID C414_
_This case has been postponed twice so the prob...
Mats Fernström

2017-02-20

17:33 Case #538 (Accepted): Percutaneous occlusion of a. lienalis
*Problem*
If a percutaneous occlusion of a. Lienalis is done because of a spleen injury, code S360 the DRG will be...
Kristin Dahlen
13:46 Questions and answers #519: Endovascular coiling of cerebral arteries
About case 519.
Endovascular coiling of cerebral arteries in Latvia provide endovascular radiologists.
The NCSP...
Lilija Tararina
11:36 Case #537 (Accepted): DRG for health care at a distance
*Problem*
The difference between different forms of contacts at a distance gets less and less clear. You can communi...
Veronika Stemme
08:38 Case #535: Central Venous catheters
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-20
The cases with CVK are more expencive compared to the cases w/o CVK in 800-s...
Kristiina Kahur
08:02 Case #533: Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-20
This is a necessary topic to discuss in the meeting. In Finland we haven't h...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-02-17

16:54 Case #536 (Accepted): «Reconstruction-total replacements» procedures
«Reconstruction-total replacements» procedures
In Norway we have several procedures for total replacement in hip, sh...
Hanne Osnes-Ringen
16:45 Case #535 (Rejected): Central Venous catheters
Central Venous catheter (CVK) will in outpatients with malign diseases report to DRG 877O “Other polyclinical contact... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
14:40 Case #478: Extracorporeal VAD does not fit with cases in DRG 103
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-17
There has been no changes in Finland regarding the VAD codes, i.e. the code ...
Kristiina Kahur
14:04 Case #534 (Accepted): Changes of DRG-names, Sweden
Changes of Swedish DRG names, to be implemented in NordDRG, planning version 2018.
*Problem*
Swedish DRG name cha...
Veronika Stemme

2017-02-16

11:09 Case #533 (Rejected): Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
There is a problem in NordDRG system and in the Grouper since many years.
This problem has in Sweden become particul...
Ralph Dahlgren

2017-02-15

16:24 Case #532: ENA Incision in palate
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-15
Could you clarify which procedure codes should have the same properties? All...
Kristiina Kahur
12:45 Case #529: Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-15
In Finland code DQB30 Laryngectomy has been code 27 times (2015). Code DQB50...
Kristiina Kahur

2017-02-14

17:32 Case #528: Delayed suture or wound revision with delayed suture
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-14
In Finland the cases with QXB05 (Revision of wound of skin of unspecified re...
Kristiina Kahur
16:08 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-2-14
In Finland only two out of six codes mentioned in the proposal are used and ...
Kristiina Kahur

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
 

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