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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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.