Definitions for "Diagnostic Related Group"
Medical diagnoses which have been grouped according to the estimated direct and indirect costs of providing hospital care and treatment.
A system of paying providers of health care, for example, hospitals. The treatment of each condition is given an established dollar figure. Only this amount is paid to the healthcare provider by the third party payor (an insurance company). Arrangements to pay the rest of the bill must be made by the patient.
A hospital classification system that groups patients by common characteristics requiring treatment.