Activity

From 2019-01-29 to 2019-02-27

2019-02-27

16:46 Case #612: Properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27 revisited
2019-02-27 Ralph Dahlgren
The technical Changes is for Sweden that is not going to use 11S15 if I understand correct...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:21 Case #612: Properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27 revisited
2019-02-27 NCC (MV)
The proposal is otherwise OK, but the property 11S15 is used by other versions than Swe and can...
Martti Virtanen
16:27 Case #594: Updates concerning Swedish NordDRG 2019 PR version
2019-02-27 NCC(MV)
This seems to be a small misstake somewhere.
DF031 is linked to FXF022 'Analysis of loop reco...
Martti Virtanen
15:41 Case #592 (Accepted): Error correction of NordDRG SWE 2018
Martti Virtanen
15:40 Case #587: Split of DRG A20N (570) ‘Insertion or replacement of nervous system central stimulatio...
2019-02-27 NCC (MV)
We seem to agree about ther principals but I think that at the expert group meeting we will look...
Martti Virtanen
10:11 Case #569 (Accepted): Correction of the properties ABD32 Implantation of temporary spinal stimula...
2018-03-13 Expert group
The proposal was accepted at the expert group.
The discussion about this and related probl...
Martti Virtanen

2019-02-26

15:24 Case #568 (Further active): Division of DRG 359O 'Uterine and adnexal procedures for non-malignan...
Martti Virtanen
15:21 Case #540 (Accepted): Procedures for ingrown nails
Martti Virtanen
15:17 Version #639 (Active): NordDRG 2019 Swe definition tables
The Swedish defintion tables in Excel format
We are currently in time pressure so to produce the other national vers...
Martti Virtanen

2019-02-25

18:57 Case #616: Discharge information (transfer) not available anymore, change of the grouping rules o...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-25
One option to deal with the transferred cases in DRG 385A is to remove the '...
Kristiina Kahur
15:35 Task #638 (Active): NordDRG 2019 combined definition tables.
The content of the Com-version definition tables is now available in updated format.
The most important change is t...
Martti Virtanen
12:30 Case #632: TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
As a lot of us are spending time and effort moving towards value based payment methods, I suggest we try to find time... Malle Avarsoo
11:39 Case #626: Integrating ICPC2 codes into NordDRG system
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-25
The official/original mapping is provided in Appendix 1.
In column I (icd1...
Kristiina Kahur

2019-02-24

16:16 Case #610: Subcodes of D758 ‘Other specified diseases of blood and blood-forming organs’
2019-02-24 Ralph Dahlgren
Sweden must say thank you again Martti for making comments. This time it turned out that w...
Ralph Dahlgren
13:25 Case #637 (Accepted): Generell Anestesia affects the grouping incorrect
Problem
Patients are grouped into A60A Serious traumatic brain injury, very complicated but if adding ZXH60 General ...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-02-23

23:56 Case #626: Integrating ICPC2 codes into NordDRG system
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
It would be interesting to know how Findland would incorporate this in their DRG system be...
Ralph Dahlgren
23:36 Case #565: Change DGCAT för ICD-codes G94- and some G93-codes
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
When going through old cases Sweden noticed that some Changes has not been done according ...
Ralph Dahlgren
22:55 Case #612: Properties of procedure codes AEA24/AESA24 and AEA27/AESA27 revisited
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
The Department of Health and Welfare Sweden 2019-02-23
As Martti pointed out in this case...
Ralph Dahlgren
17:10 Case #608: Codes with identical content must have same properties
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
There are in some cases in Sweden two ways of coding the same disease in ICD-10. This is o...
Ralph Dahlgren
16:42 Case #613: Interventions with 09S07 'Other skin, subcutaneous tissue or breast procedure' without...
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
Sweden has controlled our procedure codes and we think they are correct. We do not need an...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:48 Case #633: Liposuction
20190-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
As to the suggested changes Sweden would from Norway like to see som data, involved numbe...
Ralph Dahlgren
15:00 Case #605: Facial nerve paralysis with upper motor neuron disease (G83.6)
2019-02-23 Ralph Dahlgren
There are two ways of looking att this.
One is that WHO did create the code to specify s...
Ralph Dahlgren
14:23 Case #636 (Accepted): Removal and change of catheter for dialysis
Problem
While working on another case (#622) the Swedish DRG-team discovered that the procedure code DK005 (mapped t...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-02-21

18:35 Case #611: Physiotherapy with massage
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-02-21* (Swe ID C788)
Thank you Martti for the explanations. As far as I can see it ...
Mats Fernström
16:36 Case #635: Injection into the vocal cord
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-02-21* (Swe ID C800)
Hanne, do you really mean DRG 803N? I wonder because the sugge...
Mats Fernström
16:03 Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
The technical description is now changed. For you all the rules will be "IN". Kristin Dahlen
13:12 Case #630: Surgery - short therapy
A brief description of the solution and a list of DRGs can be found in Chapter 4 in the document [[https://helsedirek... Kristin Dahlen
13:10 Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
Given that both these codes are included in a case Sweden are working on for 2021, we withdraw this case for 2020 and... Anja Fagervold

2019-02-20

09:47 Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-02-20*
To fully understand this and to avoid misunderstandings, I would like you to...
Mats Fernström

2019-02-18

21:20 Case #635: Injection into the vocal cord
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-18
The average cost of the cases where DQE10 has been coded as main procedure i...
Kristiina Kahur
21:16 Case #634: Removal of urethal sphincter prothesis
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-18
Very few cases (#3) where code KDK40 has been coded as main procedure. The a...
Kristiina Kahur

2019-02-15

18:00 Case #632: TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
The episodes are only built on the specialized care visits, inside or outside hospital. The primary care activities a... Kristin Dahlen
10:34 Case #632: TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
2019-2-15 Kristiina Kahur
Are the episodes built only on the specialised care visits and hospital stays or are the...
Kristiina Kahur
10:25 Case #632: TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
2019-02-19 Ralph Dahlgren
This is something that Finland has developed. But how it is done in Finland on a detaliled...
Ralph Dahlgren
17:14 Case #631: STG (Særtjenestegrupper) - specialized health care outside hospitals
Enclosed you can find the logic tables for the STG groups, and you can see that they are built the same way as the DR... Kristin Dahlen
09:50 Case #631: STG (Særtjenestegrupper) - specialized health care outside hospitals
2019-02-15 Ralph Dahlgren
As an idea this is somthing that Sweden has been discussing. Some questions accur, for exa...
Ralph Dahlgren
17:02 Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
Thank you for positive feedback. As you can see from the logic tables there are two different kind of rules/patientgr... Kristin Dahlen
10:14 Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
2019-2-15 Kristiina Kahur
Ralph has been quick enough to provide comments already.
I would be also interested in...
Kristiina Kahur
09:19 Case #629: Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
2019-02-15 Ralph Dahlgren
This way of creating new DRG for emergency care sounds interesting. Norway must have Techn...
Ralph Dahlgren
16:21 Case #633: Liposuction
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-15
Seems that OR 1 has been given to HAD20 and QXJ00 because they also have PRO...
Kristiina Kahur
11:18 Case #633 (Rejected): Liposuction
The NCSP codes for liposuction have different OR properties, we would like all the procedures for liposuction to have... Hanne Osnes-Ringen
11:59 Case #635 (Rejected): Injection into the vocal cord
DQE10 Injection into the vocal cord
The NCSP procedure DQE10 Injection into the vocal cord (Injeksjon i stemmebånd...
Hanne Osnes-Ringen
11:33 Case #634 (Accepted): Removal of urethal sphincter prothesis
Removal of urethal sphincter prothesis
Procedure KDK40 Removal of urethal sphincter prothesis has the same propert...
Hanne Osnes-Ringen
09:28 Case #630: Surgery - short therapy
2019-02-15 Ralph Dahlgren
This sounds also as a good idea as a principle. Since you in Norway has looked inte this w...
Ralph Dahlgren

2019-02-14

18:36 Case #587: Split of DRG A20N (570) ‘Insertion or replacement of nervous system central stimulatio...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-14
We agree with Martti that the matter is of minor importance because of quite...
Kristiina Kahur
18:27 Case #632 (Rejected): TFG (Tjenesteforløpsgruppe)
*Problem*
A desired development within activity-based funding in Norway is a shift towards funding episodes of car...
Kristin Dahlen
18:15 Case #631 (Rejected): STG (Særtjenestegrupper) - specialized health care outside hospitals
*Problem*
Admissions and outpatient contacts are categorized using the DRG system. An increasing amount of specializ...
Kristin Dahlen
18:01 Case #630 (Accepted): Surgery - short therapy

From 2018, selected DRGs with equal procedures and where the patients are comparable (short length of stay) provide...
Kristin Dahlen
17:59 Case #629 (Accepted): Emergency care for short stay cases in DRG
*Problem*
In order to support a desired intensified investigation of emergency care cases in hospitals, and to reduc...
Kristin Dahlen
15:55 Case #628: Acquired hydrocephalus of newborn
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-14
There is no code P917 in Finnish ICD10 version, thus the change is not relev...
Kristiina Kahur
10:17 Case #627: T855 groups to DRG 921O
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-14
The use of T855 in Finland is minor in both positions, as main or secondary ...
Kristiina Kahur
09:01 Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-14
The use of F729 and F739 as secondary diagnosis in Finland is very modest. I...
Kristiina Kahur

2019-02-13

18:24 Case #613: Interventions with 09S07 'Other skin, subcutaneous tissue or breast procedure' without...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-13
In addition to codes presented in appendix “Technical changes case #613.xlsx...
Kristiina Kahur
18:19 Case #627: T855 groups to DRG 921O
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden, 2019-02-13*
First a few small details. 06C82 is already in the system but with a differ...
Mats Fernström
17:33 Case #587: Split of DRG A20N (570) ‘Insertion or replacement of nervous system central stimulatio...
Just to make a remark on the Norwegian version. We do have patients from both MDC 01 and MDC 19 in the Norwegian vers... Kristin Dahlen
13:26 Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
_Veronika Stemme, National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden, 2019-02-13_
Sweden has evaluated all diagnosis codes...
Veronika Stemme
12:41 Case #628 (Accepted): Acquired hydrocephalus of newborn
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-02-13* (Swe ID C778)
*Problem*
A patient case with the diagnosis code P917 ’Förvär...
Mats Fernström

2019-02-12

15:32 Case #627 (Further active): T855 groups to DRG 921O
*Problem*
ICD-10 code T855 "Mekaniske komplikasjoner ved proteser, implantater og transplantater i fordøyelsesorgane...
Anja Fagervold

2019-02-08

16:15 Case #623: Fiberoendoscopic intubation and Tracheoscopy
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-8
There are around 50 outpatient cases with proc code WAA707 (WX707 in Finnish ...
Kristiina Kahur
15:40 Case #620: Healthy person following sick
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-7
Code Z763 has been used 16 times in 2017 in Finnish university hospitals and ...
Kristiina Kahur
14:47 Case #626 (Rejected): Integrating ICPC2 codes into NordDRG system
ICPC2 (International Classification of Primary Care, Second edition) codes are currently not part of the NordDRG syst... Kristiina Kahur

2019-02-07

13:25 Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
_Veronika Stemme, National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden, 2019-02-07_
Sweden agrees that the ICD-10 codes F72....
Veronika Stemme
12:17 Case #616: Discharge information (transfer) not available anymore, change of the grouping rules o...
Finnish National DRG-Centre 2019-2-7
Additional analysis was conducted to see in which DRGs the referred cases cou...
Kristiina Kahur

2019-02-06

12:07 Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
Technical error. Martti Virtanen
12:06 Case #625: Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
Technical error. Veronika Stemme

2019-01-31

16:15 Case #625 (Rejected): Property COMPL 19C02 should be removed from F729 and F739
*Problem*
Within the ICD-10 codes F70-F79 Mental retardation only the codes
F72.9 Severe mental retardation without...
Anja Fagervold
15:49 Case #624 (Rejected): MDC 12 and 13
_National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden_
Sweden has considered the possibility to join MDC 12 (Diseases and Di...
Veronika Stemme
12:00 Case #623 (Accepted): Fiberoendoscopic intubation and Tracheoscopy
*Mats Fernström, NPK Sweden 2019-01-31* (Swe ID C582)
An outpatient case with the principal diagnosis in MDC 04 and ...
Mats Fernström

2019-01-29

10:01 Case #622 (Accepted): Access procedures for dialysis
_This case could can be regarded as a continuation of the closed case #503 but we think that it is best to have a new... Mats Fernström
 

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