A DRG-Based Service Limitation System for Rural Primary Care Hospitals. UMN RHRC Working Paper #4.

Publication Date: December 2nd, 1993
Publication Type(s): Working Paper
Author(s): Wellever, A., Moscovice, I., Chen, M.

This study expands upon our previous work by analyzing admission, length-of-stay, and transfer patterns of non-Medicare and Medicare patients at very small rural hospitals.  Twenty-nine diagnostic related groups (DRGs) were added to the list of 109 previously-identified DRGs based on the analysis, and two were deleted.

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