Activity

From 2017-02-07 to 2017-03-08

2017-03-08

19:07 Case #459: Splenectomy, short therapy
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-8
The number of cases of 393O has remain on the same level in 2015 as in previo...
Kristiina Kahur
18:21 Case #459: Splenectomy, short therapy
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-08* (NPK ID C638)
The number of cases in DRG R01O/393O in KPP for 2015 has incr...
Mats Fernström
18:38 Case #517: New DRG in MDC2 for transplantation of cornea (short therapy)
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-8
There is no use of code CGG35 in Finnish data, thus no cost data. From clinic...
Kristiina Kahur
17:36 Case #517: New DRG in MDC2 for transplantation of cornea (short therapy)
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-08* (NPK ID C699)
We could not use cost data from 2015 for the analysis of this...
Mats Fernström
18:29 Case #470: Malignant melanoma of eyelid
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-8
Currently we do not have the tool to simulate the analysis done by Sweden, th...
Kristiina Kahur
17:09 Case #470: Malignant melanoma of eyelid
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-08* (NPK ID C637)
That the diagnosis codes for melanoma of the eyelid are group...
Mats Fernström
17:27 Case #522: cf. 2017 changes FNE12B and FNE22B
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
FNE12B and FNE22B are linked to FNSG12 'Percutaneous transluminal embolectomy of coronary...
Martti Virtanen
17:21 Case #523: cf. 2017 changes "Annen bildeveiledet"
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
This is not about what radiological method is done but about the unspecified intervention...
Martti Virtanen
17:10 Case #524: cf. 2017 changes, diagnostic radiology
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
I see two possbile solutions to this problem.
1) Norway removes the codes starting wit...
Martti Virtanen
16:53 Case #526 (Rejected): K66.2 Retroperitoneal fibrosis
2017-03-08
Withdrawn by Norway
Martti Virtanen
14:22 Case #526: K66.2 Retroperitoneal fibrosis
We support the recommended solution in #488 and withdraw this case. Anja Fagervold
16:28 Case #533 (Active): Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
Martti Virtanen
16:26 Case #533 (Rejected): Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
Error Martti Virtanen
16:23 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
DRG 288O 'Gastrointestinal procedure for obesity, short therapy' or 288A 'Gastroinstestin...
Martti Virtanen
16:11 Case #532: ENA Incision in palate
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-8
In Finland code EHA00 has been used only once (cost of the case 2694 EUR) and...
Kristiina Kahur
15:57 Case #528: Delayed suture or wound revision with delayed suture
*+Veronika Stemme, Sweden*:+
The codes do exist in Sweden except for QXG30 .The cases in Sweden are grouped like thi...
Veronika Stemme
15:53 Case #528: Delayed suture or wound revision with delayed suture
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
QxSG30 is 'Delayed skin closure of surgical wound..' and GxSB05 'Revision of wound of ski...
Martti Virtanen
12:58 Case #529: Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
This proposal resullts in changes that obviously are not wished by the proposal makers. R...
Martti Virtanen
12:41 Case #531: XS008 (Conference about patient) to DRG for Team-visit
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
This is a mapping problem that probably has been discussed earlier.
Howver, the change d...
Martti Virtanen
12:33 Case #535: Central Venous catheters
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
Please construct the technical changes even for this case.
The change can probably be m...
Martti Virtanen
12:29 Case #536: «Reconstruction-total replacements» procedures
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
This is a mapping issue. The Norwegian codes are very specific and do not exist in other ...
Martti Virtanen
12:17 Case #539: Diastasis recti
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
I support the change.
An intresting feature is that 'Gastroschisis' is a specific conge...
Martti Virtanen
12:04 Case #540: Procedures for ingrown nails
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
The property 09S10 is a new one and does not affect any version if not the logic change i...
Martti Virtanen
11:52 Case #541: Combined groin hernia operations
2017-06-08 Martti Virtanen
The rules at issue have been reorderd at some point because 06S09 is before 06S08.
Ther...
Martti Virtanen
11:45 Case #520: Hypothermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC CRS) in colorectal cancer, pseudomyxom...
+Veronika Stemme, Sweden+:
There are few cases with JAQ10 also in Sweden, 10 cases in 2015 with average cost 311 347...
Veronika Stemme
11:33 Case #543: Dupuytren’s contracture treated with the procedure NDM06 Percutaneous needle fasciotom...
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
Minor correction to technical changes.
Martti Virtanen
11:22 Case #546: Therapeutic venesection
2017-06-08 Martti Virtanen
This case seems to affect the Norwegian version only. Technically it should not be a maj...
Martti Virtanen
11:16 Development initiative #547 (Active): NordDRG logic versions combined to one table.
As a preparation to the new NDMS developing process we have now changed the technical arrangement of NordDRG logic de... Martti Virtanen
10:46 Development initiative #545: Requests for development of the NordDRG grouper
2017-03-08 Martti Virtanen
These are interesting ideas, that may be taken to the future NDMS system.
We are curr...
Martti Virtanen
10:30 NDRGchanges_report_base.xlsx
Martti Virtanen
10:07 NDRG_technical_changes_file_base.xltx
Martti Virtanen
10:07 NDRG_technical_changes_file_base.xlsx
Martti Virtanen
10:06 NordDRG_transport_file_base.xltx
Martti Virtanen
10:05 NordDRG_transport_file_base.xlsx
Martti Virtanen

2017-03-07

16:15 Case #500: Complementary dx codes that may not be used as main diagnos
We do not support this change, as all these codes might be used as main diagnosis in Norway.
Reprinted from the No...
Kristin Dahlen
15:04 Questions and answers #519: Endovascular coiling of cerebral arteries
+Veronika Stemme, Sweden+:
In Sweden the procedure codes AAL00 (NCSP AAXC20) ‘Endovascular occlusion due to intracra...
Veronika Stemme
13:41 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
+*Veronika Stemme, Sweden*+:
There are only few cases also in Sweden; in 2015 13 cases with JLE20 and no cases with ...
Veronika Stemme

2017-03-06

17:54 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-6
52% of patients with main dx P94.1 or P94.2 are more than 1 year old and the ...
Kristiina Kahur
17:00 Case #496: Reintroduction of DRG Z73 ‘Patient’s gender is missing’
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-5
We support the reintroduction of DRGs 470G and 470V.
Kristiina Kahur
16:49 Case #482: Prostate biopsy
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-6
It is not clear how the change has been implemented in NOR version without an...
Kristiina Kahur
15:03 Case #482: Prostate biopsy
This change is already implemented in the Norwegian 2017 version. Anja Fagervold
16:35 Case #454: Merge of DRGs 482 and 482O
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-6
Thanks providing this alternative solution. The Finnish cost data would suppo...
Kristiina Kahur
15:52 Case #515: DRG 802O Non-extensive procedure of eye, short therapy– separating the cases puncture ...
In the Norwegian version there are already a split of DRG 802O into a
DRG 802P Treatment of AMD or macular edema wi...
Kristin Dahlen
15:46 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-6
According to Finnish data - DRG 191A Transplantation of pancreas with or wit...
Kristiina Kahur
13:25 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
2017-03-06 Martti Virtanen
There is a DRG for pancreas transplantation. What is the resource use of that DRG? Could ...
Martti Virtanen
15:32 Case #495: Comparison of CC exclusions in SWE versions
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-6
We agree to revise the CC-exclusion list and bring the clarity to Common and ...
Kristiina Kahur
11:31 Case #495: Comparison of CC exclusions in SWE versions
2017-03-06 Martti Virtanen
This is a very large case - The technical report from Mats has over 13'000 rows.
After ...
Martti Virtanen
15:26 Case #507: New DRG in MDC12 for outpatient stereotactic radiotherapy or demanding isotope therapy...
In Norway we have already implemented a split for this cases.
DRG 852N Brachyterapy for prostate cancer (covers both...
Kristin Dahlen
14:59 Case #481: Merging DRG 806S Mindre invasive gastrointestinal biopsy and 807P Gastrointestinal bio...
This change is already implemented in the Norwegian 2017 version. Anja Fagervold
14:58 Case #480: Desensitization to allergens
This change is already implemented in the Norwegian 2017 version. Anja Fagervold
14:57 Case #479: Delete DRG 908R Ortopedisk diagnostisk ultralyd
This change is already implemented in the Norwegian 2017 version. Anja Fagervold
13:04 Case #518: Clinical examination requiring general anesthesia
2017-03-06 Martti Virtanen
Case affecting currently only Sweden.
Technical changes in the new format attached.
Martti Virtanen

2017-03-05

13:05 Case #532: ENA Incision in palate
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-05*
I agree that EHA00 (incision in palate) and ENA00 (incision in pharynx) ar...
Mats Fernström
11:53 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-05*
This change is not possible to do in the Swedish version because we don’t ...
Mats Fernström
11:13 Case #526: K66.2 Retroperitoneal fibrosis
*Mats Fernström, NPK, SWEDEN 2017-03-05*.
The code was discussed in case #488 and we are happy with the decision there.
Mats Fernström

2017-03-04

13:11 Case #514: DRG 041O Other interventions for problems in eye region, short therapy– splitting into...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-04* (NPK ID C678)
We don’t have the anesthesia codes that are mentioned in the ...
Mats Fernström
12:47 Case #541: Combined groin hernia operations
*Mats Fernström 2017-03-04*
Thank you for the Finnish data. On the meeting, we should not waste time on discussions ...
Mats Fernström
12:01 Case #515: DRG 802O Non-extensive procedure of eye, short therapy– separating the cases puncture ...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-04* (NPK ID C679)
We do not have this DRG. Ten years ago we divided all 800-ser...
Mats Fernström

2017-03-03

17:16 Case #538: Percutaneous occlusion of a. lienalis
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-3
To Norwegian code PCY22B corresponds PCST20 in NCSP+ and PCT16 in Finnish ver...
Kristiina Kahur
17:07 Case #512: New DRG for Transurethral incision of prostate, TUIP
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-03* (NPK ID C681)
We do not want this change in the SWE version because the gr...
Mats Fernström
17:03 Case #540: Procedures for ingrown nails
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-3
Finnish cost data support the change (Alternative 1).
Kristiina Kahur
16:59 Case #542: Missing plus signs for ICD in Drglogic
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-3
In Finnish version ORD 299D999990 doesn't have any sign either in ICD column ...
Kristiina Kahur
16:54 Case #539: Diastasis recti
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-3
There is one case in Finnish data with main dx M620 and JAG procedure (JAG96)...
Kristiina Kahur
15:58 Case #525: K50.8 Crohns disease (Crohns disease in both small and large disease)
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-3
We support the original proposal modified by Susan's suggestion.
Kristiina Kahur
15:15 Case #528: Delayed suture or wound revision with delayed suture
Revision of wound of skin (QxB05) have OR=2 while delayed suture (QxG30) have OR=1 in the Norwegian version. This see... Kristin Dahlen
14:54 Case #541: Combined groin hernia operations
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-3-3
_First,_ the cost-weights in Finland are the opposite when it comes to DRGs F...
Kristiina Kahur
14:24 Case #511: Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure for retina...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-03* (NPK ID C686)
We support this splendid suggestion and it is already impleme...
Mats Fernström
12:34 Case #510: Merging DRGs 038 Primary iris procedures and DRG 042 Intraocular procedures except ret...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-03-03* (NPK ID C685)
We support this. The corresponding Swedish DRGs are B11N (Pr...
Mats Fernström

2017-03-02

16:46 Case #478: Extracorporeal VAD does not fit with cases in DRG 103
Due to a change in procedurecodes in this area for 2017 and the fact that it might be a possibility that we are not t... Kristin Dahlen
15:57 Case #506: New DRG in MDC22 for outpatient cases with Dressing of major burn
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-02*
This change is impossible in SWE because we don’t have this procedure code....
Mats Fernström
15:38 Case #505: DRG 458 Non-extensive burns with skin graft– splitting into two groups– with and witho...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-02* (NPK ID C677)
We do not want this change in the Swedish version for several...
Mats Fernström
14:44 Case #504: Merging DRG 472O Extensive burns with o. r. procedure, short therapy and DRG 459O Non-...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-02* (NPK ID C674)
The corresponding Swedish DRGs are V01O ’Omfattande brännskad...
Mats Fernström
13:11 Case #503: DRG 315 Other kidney and urinary tract o. r. procedures– splitting into different groups
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-02* (NPK ID C676)
DRG 315 corresponds to DRG M29 in the Swedish version and it ...
Mats Fernström
11:26 Case #509: Merging DRGs 040N Extraocular procedures except orbit age >17and DRG 041 Other interve...
*Susan Berggren NPK, Sweden 2017-03-02*
Sweden has no age limit, so this is not an issue for Sweden
Susann Berggren
10:13 Case #502: DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without cc and dialysis
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-03-01* (NPK ID C675)
DRG 316 corresponds in SWE to DRG M31 which is divided in "ve...
Mats Fernström

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...
Susann Berggren
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...
Susann Berggren
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...
Susann Berggren
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.
Susann Berggren
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...
Susann Berggren
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
---------------------...
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 (Active): 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
 

Also available in: Atom