Activity

From 2017-04-13 to 2017-05-12

2017-05-12

16:03 Case #479: Delete DRG 908R Ortopedisk diagnostisk ultralyd
2017-03-13 Expert group
The change was accepted as propesed.
Martti Virtanen
16:02 Case #480: Desensitization to allergens
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accpeted as proposed
The new tecghnical changes document shows, that the case will not affe...
Martti Virtanen
15:06 Case #481: Merging DRG 806S Mindre invasive gastrointestinal biopsy and 807P Gastrointestinal bio...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed.
The technical changes documentation illustrates that the change will ...
Martti Virtanen
14:53 Case #482: Prostate biopsy
2017-03-13 Expert group
The change was accepted as proposed for NordDRG Nor
The new technical change document shows...
Martti Virtanen
14:39 Case #483 (Accepted): Percutaneous coronary artery thrombectomy, atherectomy and stenosis rotabla...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
14:38 Case #484 (Accepted): Kidney disease caused by infection is not psychosis.
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
14:38 Case #485: Correction of Swedish ICD-10- and Procedure Codes 2016
2017-03-13 Expert group
The correction has been done to the extent it works. Some special marks may be problematic. ...
Martti Virtanen
14:17 Case #486 (Accepted): Error correction (DRG 301 and DRG 301F)
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
14:15 Case #488 (Accepted): Retroperitoneal fibrosis
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
14:13 Case #489 (Accepted): Dose planning for radiotherapy
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed.
Martti Virtanen
14:12 Case #490 (Accepted): Missing age limit for DRG 313X 'Urethral procedures, age > 17 w/o cc'
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as propposed.
Martti Virtanen
14:10 Case #491: Genital diagnosis T83.4 is not an urinary tract disease
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Technical change for combined NordDRG Com
Martti Virtanen

2017-05-11

16:00 Case #492: Assessment of ECG without contact with patient
+Veronika Stemme, Sweden+
We want the changes as described in the original technical changes, concerning the procedu...
Veronika Stemme
14:55 Case #492: Assessment of ECG without contact with patient
2017-05-11 Martti Virtanen
Technical changes for combined NordDRRG Com.
Swedish proposal gives the property to all...
Martti Virtanen
14:55 Case #492: Assessment of ECG without contact with patient
2017-03-13 Expert group
"Accepted as proposed. Affect only Swe.
Norway is about to invent new codes for this.and w...
Martti Virtanen
15:38 Case #497: Outpatient ECT to DRG T76O/877V - Electroconvulsive Therapy
+Veronika Stemme, Sweden+
In theory we agree that there is a risk that cases with ECT combined with another procedur...
Veronika Stemme
13:20 Case #377: Gallbladder codes complicate each other
2017-05-11 Martti Virtanen
Technical changes for NordDRG Com
The Compl. Excl table is inluded in #495, to check tha...
Martti Virtanen
09:57 Case #377: Gallbladder codes complicate each other
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted according to the suggested changes by Mats Fernström.
See the annex Appendix #377...
Martti Virtanen

2017-05-10

17:54 Case #495: Comparison of CC exclusions in SWE versions
2017-05-09 Martti Virtanen
The small working group had its first meeing. The group could check a few hundred lines ...
Martti Virtanen

2017-05-08

22:49 Case #494: Cardiac arrest, ICD-codes I46.0 and I46.9
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the change for NordDRG Swe. Other version are not affected.
Martti Virtanen
15:31 Case #495: Comparison of CC exclusions in SWE versions
2017-03-13 Expert group
This item was postponed for a special meeting by interested members of the expert group.
Martti Virtanen
15:29 Case #496: Reintroduction of DRG Z73 ‘Patient’s gender is missing’
2017-05-08 Martti Virtanen
The rules for missing gender of the patient are not only reintroduced, they become more s...
Martti Virtanen
15:22 Case #496: Reintroduction of DRG Z73 ‘Patient’s gender is missing’
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
14:34 Case #497: Outpatient ECT to DRG T76O/877V - Electroconvulsive Therapy
2017-05-08 Martti Virtanen
The expressed wish in this case is 'Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in outpatient care sh...
Martti Virtanen
13:50 Case #497: Outpatient ECT to DRG T76O/877V - Electroconvulsive Therapy
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
12:51 Case #498: Coronary angio with measurement of intra-arterial pressure
2017-05-08 Martti Virtanen
Technical changes for the combined NordDRG.
The table includes the rules that might be ...
Martti Virtanen
12:48 Case #498: Coronary angio with measurement of intra-arterial pressure
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed
Martti Virtanen
12:31 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
2017-05-08 Martti Virtanen
Technical changes for combined version included.
There was a technical error - the resi...
Martti Virtanen

2017-05-05

13:44 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted as proposed by Swe, dx changed from MDC15 to MDC01.
Martti Virtanen
13:34 Case #500: Complementary dx codes that may not be used as main diagnos
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted according to model 2 from Sweden
Technical changes written by Ralph Dahgren are va...
Martti Virtanen
13:27 Case #502 (Further active): DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without ...
Martti Virtanen
13:27 Case #502: DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without cc and dialysis
2017-05-05 Martti Virtanen
The change will be performed in NordDRG Fin only.
If the the idea is that all cases tha...
Martti Virtanen
10:24 Case #502: DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without cc and dialysis
Kristiina Kahur/Finnish National DRG-centre 2017--5-5
I would just like to clarify the content of the groups in ca...
Kristiina Kahur
12:22 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
2017-05-05 Martti Virtanen
Because Finland does not accept th change of QBSJ00 'Liposuction of trunk' OR=2 to OR=1 w...
Martti Virtanen

2017-05-04

14:16 Case #539: Diastasis recti
2017-05-04 Martti Virtanen
Technical corrections.
Martti Virtanen
13:13 Case #511: Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure for retina...
2017-05-04.
Thank you Kristin for noticing this.
Sweden uses the same grouping property for the Swedish DRG B04O Op...
Ralph Dahlgren
12:08 Case #537: DRG for health care at a distance
2017-05-04 Martti Virtanen
If you have checked the secondary changes, this is OK.
The DRG-code changes are a misst...
Martti Virtanen

2017-05-03

15:01 Case #511: Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure for retina...
As we understand from the technical changes 02X03 will be inactivated. This property is in use by a rule for DRG 36O.... Kristin Dahlen
14:26 Case #502: DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without cc and dialysis
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted in principal.
Finland and Norway support the new split, Sweden has already done a ...
Martti Virtanen
14:12 Case #506: New DRG in MDC22 for outpatient cases with Dressing of major burn
2017-03-05 Martti Virtanen
Since the cases #504 and #506 are closely related the Technical changes are combined.
Martti Virtanen
14:11 Case #504: Merging DRG 472O Extensive burns with o. r. procedure, short therapy and DRG 459O Non-...
2017-05-03 Martti Virtanen
As Finland wants a change and Sweden is against it, the change must be done only for Finn...
Martti Virtanen
14:04 Case #504: Merging DRG 472O Extensive burns with o. r. procedure, short therapy and DRG 459O Non-...
2017-03-13 Expert group
The case was postponed for anlysis in Finland and Sweden
Martti Virtanen
11:01 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-05-03 Ralph Dahlgren
Sweden has gone through the Technical changes done by Martti 2017-05-02 called “Technical ...
Ralph Dahlgren
09:57 Case #540: Procedures for ingrown nails
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-05-03*
QCSH10 'Excision av fingernagelbädd' is missing in "Technical changes case...
Mats Fernström

2017-05-02

15:22 Case #505: DRG 458 Non-extensive burns with skin graft– splitting into two groups– with and witho...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the change only for NordDRG Fin.
The division by anaesthesia vs not ...
Martti Virtanen
14:48 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-05-02 Martti Virtanen
One more correction from Liselotte. These rows are identical and after each other:
IN 1...
Martti Virtanen
14:15 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-05-02 Martti Virtanen
In addition to the Swedish names for the new DRG's that we obviously need, Sweden detecte...
Martti Virtanen
11:59 Case #506: New DRG in MDC22 for outpatient cases with Dressing of major burn
2017-05-02 Martti Virtanen
This change is to get a more correct grouping for outpatient cases with extensive dressin...
Martti Virtanen
11:35 Case #506: New DRG in MDC22 for outpatient cases with Dressing of major burn
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the change in principal. However the changes have to be checked for mo...
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-28

15:08 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
Kristiina Kahur/Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-28
We do not see any obstacle if Sweden will have different tec...
Kristiina Kahur
12:07 Case #540: Procedures for ingrown nails
2017-04-28 Martti Virtanen
Finland wants the change also.
Technical change for combined version included.
Martti Virtanen
11:58 Case #540: Procedures for ingrown nails
Kristiina Kahur/Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-28
As agreed in the meeting, Finland would like this change in ...
Kristiina Kahur
08:13 Case #511: Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure for retina...
2017-04-28
Going through the case again Sweden realised that the DRG name for the Swedish DRG B04N had in the Swedis...
Ralph Dahlgren

2017-04-27

19:08 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
Kristiina Kahur/Finnish Natioanl DRG-centre 2017-4-27
Thanks Raplh for reply and technical changes.
Kristiina Kahur
17:07 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
2017-04-27 2017-04-27 Ralph Dahlgren
This is a response to Kristiina Kahur comment 2017-04-25
Sweden completely agr...
Ralph Dahlgren
17:52 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
2017-04-27.
In the Swedish cost data there are very few cases concerning this and cost wise they fit best in DRG 05C...
Ralph Dahlgren
17:30 Development initiative #547: NordDRG logic versions combined to one table.
2017-04-27. This concerns the very much appreciated NordDRG 2017 COM – model2.xlsx”.
When doing the technical change...
Ralph Dahlgren
16:18 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-04-27.
Sweden has gone through Finnish cases #509-#517 again and also the technical changes done by Martti.
#5...
Ralph Dahlgren
12:43 Case #510: Merging DRGs 038 Primary iris procedures and DRG 042 Intraocular procedures except ret...
*Mats Fernström, The National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden 2017-04-27*
For the sake of simplicity, we in prin...
Mats Fernström

2017-04-26

17:12 Case #507: New DRG in MDC12 for outpatient stereotactic radiotherapy or demanding isotope therapy...
2017-04-26 Martti Virtanen
Technical changes for combined NordDRG version.
Changes affect only NordDRG Fin.
The n...
Martti Virtanen
17:11 Case #507: New DRG in MDC12 for outpatient stereotactic radiotherapy or demanding isotope therapy...
2107-03-13 Expert group.
The change was accepted for Finland. Nowegian or other versions are not changed.
Martti Virtanen
14:25 Case #509: Merging DRGs 040N Extraocular procedures except orbit age >17and DRG 041 Other interve...
2017-04-26 Martti Virtanen
This case is also closely related to the other ophtalmological changes. I have therefore ...
Martti Virtanen
14:21 Case #509: Merging DRGs 040N Extraocular procedures except orbit age >17and DRG 041 Other interve...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted for all. (No effect on NordDRG Swe)
Countries may still react to retain the two g...
Martti Virtanen
12:10 Case #510: Merging DRGs 038 Primary iris procedures and DRG 042 Intraocular procedures except ret...
2017-04-26 Martti Virtanen
Technical changes for combined NordDRG based on Swedish and Finish proposals.
Martti Virtanen
12:09 Case #510: Merging DRGs 038 Primary iris procedures and DRG 042 Intraocular procedures except ret...
2017-03-13 Expert group
The mergin of inpatient DRG's 038 and 042 was accepted for all versions
Martti Virtanen
11:29 Case #511: Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure for retina...
2017-04-26 Martti Virtanen
Based on proposals from Sweden and Finland I have completed the technicak changes of the ...
Martti Virtanen
11:23 Case #511: Merging DRGs 036A Other retinal procedures and DRG 036B Extensive procedure for retina...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Accepted in principal but need checkup for the procedure propeties. In the proposed format, ...
Martti Virtanen
09:28 Case #514: DRG 041O Other interventions for problems in eye region, short therapy– splitting into...
2014-04-26 Martti Virtanen
Correction to the Technical changes.
DRG 041O is inactivated in the Finnish version, no...
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-25

15:46 Case #512: New DRG for Transurethral incision of prostate, TUIP
2017-04-25 Martti Virtanen
The modified case affects only NordDRG Fin and can therefore be introduced in 2018 versio...
Martti Virtanen
15:45 Case #512: New DRG for Transurethral incision of prostate, TUIP
Kristiina Kahur/Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-25
Just would like to clarify that the case was postponed for c...
Kristiina Kahur
15:34 Case #512: New DRG for Transurethral incision of prostate, TUIP
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert gorup postponed the case for further analysis by Finland. For other countries the pro...
Martti Virtanen
15:25 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
Kristiina Kahur/Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-25
Thanks, Mats. DGCAT 01M99 is in dg_1 sheet indeed.
Unless ...
Kristiina Kahur
11:58 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2017-04-25*.
DGCAT 01M99 exists in all versions and the text is "Other disorders of th...
Mats Fernström
14:52 Case #517: New DRG in MDC2 for transplantation of cornea (short therapy)
2017-04-25 Martti Virtanen
The cases #509, #514, #515, #517 and #517 are all about ophtalmology and the changes are ...
Martti Virtanen
14:51 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-04-25 Martti Virtanen
The cases #509, #514, #515, #517 and #517 are all about ophtalmology and the changes are ...
Martti Virtanen
14:50 Case #514: DRG 041O Other interventions for problems in eye region, short therapy– splitting into...
2017-04-25 Martti Virtanen
The cases #509, #514, #515, #517 and #517 are all about ophtalmology and the changes are ...
Martti Virtanen
13:06 Case #514: DRG 041O Other interventions for problems in eye region, short therapy– splitting into...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the change only for NordDRG Fin.
The principal of of DRG definition ...
Martti Virtanen
14:49 Case #515: DRG 802O Non-extensive procedure of eye, short therapy– separating the cases puncture ...
2017-04-25 Martti Virtanen
The cases #509, #514, #515, #517 and #517 are all about ophtalmology and the changes are ...
Martti Virtanen
12:23 Case #503: DRG 315 Other kidney and urinary tract o. r. procedures– splitting into different groups
2017-04-25 Martti Virtanen
I missed the fact that DRGf 315C is already in use in NordDRG Swe. Forth character 'C' is...
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-24

14:54 Case #496: Reintroduction of DRG Z73 ‘Patient’s gender is missing’
Norway do not want the new 470 DRGs in our version. As we do have only one DRG 470, the rules might be introduced to ... Kristin Dahlen
14:16 Case #499: Congenital disorders of muscle tone (P94) in children >1 year
We would like to repeat Kristiinas question about the DGCAT 01M99, we do not have it in the Norwegian version either.... Kristin Dahlen
13:48 Case #515: DRG 802O Non-extensive procedure of eye, short therapy– separating the cases puncture ...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the case for NordDRG Fin only.
As illustrated by the technical chang...
Martti Virtanen
13:15 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-04-24 Martti Virtanen
In short this combines DRG 038O and 042O to one DRG (042P) with the expecption of cases f...
Martti Virtanen
12:52 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the proposal. Technical changes need checkup.
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-21

23:37 Case #517: New DRG in MDC2 for transplantation of cornea (short therapy)
2017-04-20 Martti Virtanen
Attached are the technical changes.
As the full listing of all rules using 02S.. proper...
Martti Virtanen
23:29 Case #517: New DRG in MDC2 for transplantation of cornea (short therapy)
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert gorup accepted the proposal. Technical changes need to be finalized.
Martti Virtanen
22:30 Case #518 (Accepted): Clinical examination requiring general anesthesia
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the change.
Martti Virtanen
22:28 Case #520 (Rejected): Hypothermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC CRS) in colorectal cancer, ...
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group recommended no change in this case.
Martti Virtanen
22:23 Case #503: DRG 315 Other kidney and urinary tract o. r. procedures– splitting into different groups
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted to split the DRG's as proposed However, NordDRG Swe will maintain the ...
Martti Virtanen
10:59 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
2017-04-20 Martti Virtanen
Since Sweden is using the CC group for DRG 192 that does not exist in the other versions ...
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-20

13:43 Case #521: Islet cell transplantation
2017-03-13 Expert group
The proposal was accepted as proposed by Sweden.
Martti Virtanen
13:31 Case #537: DRG for health care at a distance
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2017-04-20*
Yes, it is possible to make the technical changes in your way but we delibe...
Mats Fernström
12:18 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-20
In order to accept the OR property change OR=2 -> OR=1 of liposuction code Q...
Kristiina Kahur
11:36 Case #524: cf. 2017 changes, diagnostic radiology
2017-04-20 Martti Virtanen
After thorough consideration I realized that the only way to solve the problem in Norway ...
Martti Virtanen
11:22 Case #524: cf. 2017 changes, diagnostic radiology
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted that for NordDRG Nor the radiological codes may not affect the DRG ass...
Martti Virtanen
11:35 Case #523: cf. 2017 changes "Annen bildeveiledet"
2017-04-20 Martti Virtanen
After thorough consideration I realized that the only way to solve the problem in Norway ...
Martti Virtanen
11:23 Case #523: cf. 2017 changes "Annen bildeveiledet"
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expeet group accepted that for NordDRG Nor the radiological codes may not affect the DRG ass...
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-19

20:08 Case #525: K50.8 Crohns disease (Crohns disease in both small and large disease)
2017-03-13 Exert group
Expert group accepted the proposal with the modification from Sweden.
Martti Virtanen
19:55 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
2017-04-19 Martti Virtanen
The technical changes are now rewritten. The Norwegian proposal has several problems if t...
Martti Virtanen
19:29 Case #527: Plastic surgery after excessive weight loss (incl post bariatric surgery)
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group recommended acceptance of the case for Norway. The technical changes need to be...
Martti Virtanen
13:15 Case #529: Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
Finnish National DRG-centre/Kristiina Kahur 2017-4-19
Thanks for explanation.
I am confident that technical chan...
Kristiina Kahur
12:56 Case #529: Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
2017-04-19 Martti Virtanen
The proposal from Ralph is based on the discussion at the expert group meeting and I thin...
Martti Virtanen
11:38 Case #529: Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted in pinciple the change but the proposed technical changes did not work...
Martti Virtanen
10:08 Case #530: U19A changed to U05N by addition of NDL49
2017-04-19. Thank you for asking that question but Sweden want these rows to be placed there. The intention is to hav... Ralph Dahlgren

2017-04-18

15:01 Case #530: U19A changed to U05N by addition of NDL49
2017-03-13 Expert group
The proposed change was accepted for Sweden only. Other countries may join if they wish.
...
Martti Virtanen
14:45 Case #531: XS008 (Conference about patient) to DRG for Team-visit
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the proposal. The change is only in NCSP+ mapping.
Martti Virtanen
14:26 Case #532: ENA Incision in palate
2017-03-13 Expert group
Expert group accepted the case with the Swedish modification.
The technical changes based ...
Martti Virtanen
14:04 Case #533 (Further active): Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
2017-03-13 Expert group
The case was not accepted. The problem remains. A missing time label can be substitued by an...
Martti Virtanen
13:46 Case #534 (Accepted): Changes of DRG-names, Sweden
2017-03-13 Expert group
The case was accepted.
Martti Virtanen
13:45 Case #535 (Further active): Central Venous catheters
2017-03-13 Expert group
The case was not accepted. It remains open for further comments.
Martti Virtanen
13:41 Case #536: «Reconstruction-total replacements» procedures
2017-03-13 Expert group
The proposal was accepted. It affects only Norway. The technical changes are corrected. Plea...
Martti Virtanen
11:17 Case #537: DRG for health care at a distance
2017-04-18 Martti Virtanen
The proposed change is technically unnecessary complicated. All interventions with 40V42 ...
Martti Virtanen
10:14 Case #537: DRG for health care at a distance
2017-03-13 Expert group
The proposed change was accepted. Affects on NordDRG Swe
Martti Virtanen

2017-04-13

12:33 Case #538: Percutaneous occlusion of a. lienalis
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-13
We would keep it the same in Finnish version. Thus, no changes in 2018.
We...
Kristiina Kahur
12:25 Case #529: Laryngectomy always include tracheostomy
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-13
We would be glad to get Martti's feedback to technical changes made by Finla...
Kristiina Kahur
11:04 Questions and answers #551: FNG05 and TFP00 lead to DRG 115A Removal of permanent cardiac pace...
Finnish National DRG-centre 2017-4-13
We had a look at this case too.
In Finnish DRG logic the rules of PCI DR...
Kristiina Kahur
 

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