Diagnosis related groups (DRGs)

A classification system that uses diagnosis information to establish hospital payments under Medicare. This system groups a patient’s status into 467 categories, based upon the coding system of the International Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision-Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM).

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Jan. 17

Party in the sky

Rancho Bernardo, CA

Remington Club resident Joel Halpern recently celebrated his 95th birthday by skydiving.