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From 2018-01-30 to 2018-02-28

2018-02-28

18:38 Case #573: Procedures on embryo and ICSI
2018-02-28 Martti Virtanen
This case is closely related to case #568 abd therefore I have combined the technical cha...
Martti Virtanen
18:33 Case #568: Division of DRG 359O 'Uterine and adnexal procedures for non-malignancy, short therapy...
2018-02-28 Martti Virtanen
Sweden's comments are obviously valid.
The case #573 is so closely related to this case...
Martti Virtanen
17:49 Case #568: Division of DRG 359O 'Uterine and adnexal procedures for non-malignancy, short therapy...
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2018-02-28* (NPK ID C666)
DRG 359O corresponds to the Swedish DRG O15O ’Operationer på ...
Mats Fernström
17:41 Case #572: Revision the grouping rules of DRG 041Q
2018-02-28 Martti Virtanen
The eye anaesthaesia rule exists only in NordDRG Fin and the change will not affect other...
Martti Virtanen
17:20 Case #571: Removing PROCPR 90D91 form procedure code ZX080/ZXOX20
2018-02-28 Martti Virtanen
Danish, Finish, Icelandic and Latvian CSP's have codes linked to ZXOX20.
However, 90D...
Martti Virtanen
17:11 Case #570: Revision of properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27
2018-02-28 Martti Virtanen
See case #569
Martti Virtanen
15:54 Case #569: Correction of the properties ABD32 Implantation of temporary spinal stimulation device
2018-02-28 Martti Virtanen
There is a structural problem or indeed an error in the NCSP structure. There are two gro...
Martti Virtanen
14:41 Case #590: Prefabricated orthosis and the handmade orthosis, DRG 808Y and 908O
2018-02-28 Ralph Dahlgren
Norway are so welcome to do this, looking at common we think we understand why. Sweden do ...
Ralph Dahlgren
13:44 Case #591: Symphatectomy for flushing and hyperhidrosis
Finnish National DRG-Centre
Just one case with code ADA20 in Finland in 2016 (main dx R610), grouped to DRG 7 (Per...
Kristiina Kahur
11:41 Case #592: Error correction of NordDRG SWE 2018
2018-02-28 Ralph Dahlgren
Sorry for the inconvinience everyone but her comes corrections of the earlier corrections....
Ralph Dahlgren

2018-02-27

21:34 Case #593 (Rejected): New groups for audiology
*Problem*
This case concerns the grouping of activities related to audiology. Currently the outpatient cases of audi...
Kristiina Kahur
15:41 Case #568: Division of DRG 359O 'Uterine and adnexal procedures for non-malignancy, short therapy...
2018-02-27 Martti Virtanen
The proposed change is well described and economically analyzed.
The proposed change ...
Martti Virtanen
13:19 Case #567: MDC-specific DRG-groups for nurse visits
2018-02-27 Martti Virtanen
This proposal has a few things that may need to be considered and 2 obvious errors.
1...
Martti Virtanen

2018-02-26

17:26 Case #592 (Accepted): Error correction of NordDRG SWE 2018
2018-02-26 Ralph Dahlgren
This is very simply a case concerning the Swedish definitiontables for 2018 that we during...
Ralph Dahlgren
16:31 Case #565: Change DGCAT för ICD-codes G94- and some G93-codes
2018-02-26 Martti Virtanen
The proposal is harmonizes the properties of the proposed codes and as such is straight f...
Martti Virtanen
15:20 Case #564: Lymph node procedures in malignant melanomas
2018-02-26 Martti Virtanen
It is obvious that the procedures should have the property 09S07 for skin diseases.
Whe...
Martti Virtanen
14:33 Case #563: New outpatient DRG for catheter ablation
2012-02-26 Martti Virtanen
The proposed change is supported by cost data from both Finland and Sweden. It would be i...
Martti Virtanen
13:54 Case #561: Postoperative control of malignant melanoma
2018-02-26 Martti Virtanen
The properties of type **X99 are automatically created codes that are given to all dx's i...
Martti Virtanen
12:38 Case #560: The procedure NAM29 moved from DRG C56 (187)
2018-02-26 Martti Virtanen
This is an obvious error that msut be correted as proposed. The code NASM29 exist in all ...
Martti Virtanen
12:35 Case #558: Splitting of DRG's for 'Shoulder, elbow or forearm proc, exc major joint proc' (224 a...
2018-02-26 Martti Virtanen
Sorry, for several updates. Had some technical difficulties to get the table presented co...
Martti Virtanen
12:10 Case #558: Splitting of DRG's for 'Shoulder, elbow or forearm proc, exc major joint proc' (224 a...
2018-02-26 Martti Virtanen
This proposal has several problems.
*1) The basic idea is to split the DRG's at issue f...
Martti Virtanen

2018-02-23

20:57 Case #591 (Accepted): Symphatectomy for flushing and hyperhidrosis
The procedure ADA20 thoracic sympathectomy are in both DRG 8 and DRG 461. DRG 461 contain many different types of pro... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
20:43 Case #590 (Accepted): Prefabricated orthosis and the handmade orthosis, DRG 808Y and 908O
The prefabricated orthosis and the handmade orthosis sort to different DRGs. The prefabricated orthosis (NDX31) sort ... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
11:01 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
Kristiina Kahur 23-2-2018
Thank Mats. And sorry, I overlooked it.
Kristiina Kahur

2018-02-22

18:47 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2018-02-22*
As I answered to Hanne 2017-12-20; 02S06 is needed for the grouping of inpat...
Mats Fernström
17:52 Case #589: Rules to determine the side of the lens procedure
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2018-02-22*
There is a similar problem with DRG F25O/162P ’Inguinal and femoral hernia p...
Mats Fernström
13:22 Case #563: New outpatient DRG for catheter ablation
_Veronika Stemme, NPK Sweden_
We send new Technical Changes for this case. We have changed the ORD for DRG E17O ’Per...
Veronika Stemme
12:21 Case #577: Catheter-based valve implantation
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden, 2018-02-22* (NPK ID C736)
There is no Swedish procedure code mapped to FKK72A, but FJK...
Mats Fernström
10:32 Case #576: Merge of DRG 292 and DRG 293
*Mats Fernström, NPK, Sweden 2018-02-22* (NPK ID C735)
DRG 292 corresponds to the Swedish DRG L39E ’Andra operatione...
Mats Fernström

2018-02-21

21:24 Case #589 (Rejected): Rules to determine the side of the lens procedure
*Problem*
The case concerns the rules of DRG 039O Lens procedure, one-sided, short therapy and 039P Lens procedure, ...
Kristiina Kahur
14:38 Case #540: Procedures for ingrown nails
2018-02-21 Martti Virtanen
The problems that we have had with this case are due to an error that we have made earlie...
Martti Virtanen
13:21 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
Kristiina Kahur wrote:
> Finnish National DRG-Centre 21-2-2018
>
> in 2016, code CHSE05/CHE05 has been used only ...
Kristiina Kahur
12:13 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 21-2-2018
in 2016, code CHSE05/CHE05 has been used only once, code CHSE20/CHE20 has no...
Kristiina Kahur
09:51 Case #535: Central Venous catheters
2018-02-21 Martti Virtanen
This case is open for further discussion. Since there is no proposal for techincal change...
Martti Virtanen

2018-02-20

15:41 Case #533: Problems with "missing values" in the NordDRG system
2018-02-20 Martti Virtanen
To remind everybody that the problem is not solved.
Mats's point is also valid, so a so...
Martti Virtanen
14:49 Case #516: Rearranging the cases in DRG 038O Primary iris procedures, short therapy and 042O Intr...
2018-02-20 Martti Virtanen
The proposal for additional change (Question 2) needs to be discussed in Reykjavik.
T...
Martti Virtanen
14:13 Case #502: DRG 316 Kidney failure – splitting into two groups– with and without cc and dialysis
2018-02-20 Martti Virtanen
If threre is no further interest to this case, it shall be closed at next Expert group me...
Martti Virtanen
14:03 Case #462: Peripheral nerve blockades on fingers and toes should not have 00X10
2018-02-20 Martti Virtanen
Sorry for the W/Z. I corrected it in the original comments.
Martti Virtanen
13:54 Case #434: Candida infections as complicating dx
2018-02-20 Martti Virtanen
This case has to be solved at the Expert group meeting in Reykjavik.
Clinically and eco...
Martti Virtanen

2018-02-16

14:51 Case #568: Division of DRG 359O 'Uterine and adnexal procedures for non-malignancy, short therapy...
We support a change in the DRG 359O, however we do not support a tripartite of the DRG. Our data on costs are relativ... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
12:22 Case #588: DQB10/DQSB10 ‘Endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx’ must have OR 1
Finnish National DRG-Centre 16-2-2018
In Finland, the similar problem happens when the anesthesia code is not pres...
Kristiina Kahur

2018-02-15

15:50 Case #587: Split of DRG A20N (570) ‘Insertion or replacement of nervous system central stimulatio...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 15-2-2018
This case is also linked to #164 which suggested to create two new DRGs 570 ...
Kristiina Kahur

2018-02-14

18:07 Case #588 (Accepted): DQB10/DQSB10 ‘Endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx’ must have OR 1
*Problem*
DQB10/DQSB10 ‘Endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx’ is usually performed in general anesthesia (impossi...
Mats Fernström
13:09 Case #585: DRG hierarchy change for pacemaker intervetions and percutanoeus cardiovascular proced...
_Veronika Stemme, NPK, Sweden_
Sweden will make a revision of DRG E16N/112A ‘Other percutaneous cardiovascular proce...
Veronika Stemme

2018-02-13

18:48 Case #580: Vagus nerve stimulation for depression
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2018-02-13*
Note that case #587 is an extension of this case, but just concerning +inpat...
Mats Fernström
18:38 Case #587 (Accepted): Split of DRG A20N (570) ‘Insertion or replacement of nervous system central...
*Problem*
_This case is an extension of case #580 ‘Vagus nerve stimulation for depression’ and if accepted, the tech...
Mats Fernström
11:17 Case #586: Revision of DRG X70O/907V Intravascular drug delivery, short therapy
2018-02-13 Martti Virtanen
This proposal is technically ok. The economical analysis of the order of the rules is ob...
Martti Virtanen

2018-02-12

12:05 Case #558: Splitting of DRG's for 'Shoulder, elbow or forearm proc, exc major joint proc' (224 a...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 12-2-2018
Thank you for the mapping table.
We have conducted the analyses. Compared t...
Kristiina Kahur
11:37 Case #503: DRG 315 Other kidney and urinary tract o. r. procedures– splitting into different groups
2018-02-12 Martti Virtanen
Norway will retain the old grouping. To allow this the old rules with 11S07 are reinserte...
Martti Virtanen

2018-02-08

18:05 Case #585: DRG hierarchy change for pacemaker intervetions and percutanoeus cardiovascular proced...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 8-2-2018
Finnish cost data show the same as indicated by Norway that the cases having ...
Kristiina Kahur
12:04 Case #584: Division of DRG's 209G and 209F '
Finnish National DRG-Centre 8-2-2018
*1. Problem with DRG 209G*
DRG 209G is a very homogenous group, V% 26%. Ther...
Kristiina Kahur
11:05 Case #583: Division of DRG 209C 'Secondary prosthetic replacement in hip joint'
Finnish National DRG-Centre 8-2-2018
DRG 209C is one of the quite rear DRGs where the Gauss distributions is almos...
Kristiina Kahur
10:32 Case #580: Vagus nerve stimulation for depression
Finnish National DRG-Centre 8-2-2018
One case with combination of maindx from MDC19 and ADB00 in 2015 in Finnish d...
Kristiina Kahur

2018-02-07

16:19 Case #577: Catheter-based valve implantation
Finnish National DRG-Centre 7-2-2018
There is no code in Finnish version which would correspond to NOR code FKK72A...
Kristiina Kahur

2018-02-05

13:36 Case #586 (Accepted): Revision of DRG X70O/907V Intravascular drug delivery, short therapy
_National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden. CPK-ID 687_
*Problem*
This is a proposal only for the Swedish versi...
Veronika Stemme
 

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