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2023 DRG Desk Reference (ICD-10-CM)

Product Code: DHZMPDDR23

Quick Overview

The 2023 DRG Desk Reference gives access to information to improve MS-DRG assignment practices, guidance on how to accurately assign DRGs under the MS-DRG system.


Available November 2022

ISBN 978-1-62254-816-3

Price: $229.95

2023 DRG Desk Reference (ICD-10-CM)

2023 DRG Desk Reference (ICD-10-CM)

With the implementation of ICD-10 codes in October 2015, the 2023 DRG Desk Reference (ICD-10-CM) gives access to crucial information to improve MS-DRG assignment practices, guidance on how to accurately assign DRGs under the MS-DRG system, and provides insight with the Optimizing section of the DRG Desk Reference based on ICD-10 codes.

The DRG Desk Reference (ICD-10-CM) is designed to work hand-in-hand with DRG Expert and the Guide to Clinical Validation, Documentation and Coding, which is the clinical section from the DRG Desk Reference based on ICD-10 codes. This product helps answer your DRG questions for all inpatient stays starting after October 1, 2022, as those claims will use the MS-DRG methodology based on  ICD-10-CM.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Optum Edge — Optimizing tips. Know the major factors involved in moving a patient from a lowerpaying MS-DRG to a higher one to receive optimal payment while staying in compliance. 
  • Most commonly missed CC and MCC references. Perform accurate audits by knowing the most commonly missed CCs in the medical record. 
  • ICD-10-CM codes for common diagnoses and procedures. Quickly identify the key diagnosis or procedure by ICD-10-CM code.  
  • Case mix index section. Discusses the importance of calculating and tracking case mix on a regular basis as well as tips for documenting case mix index changes and their causes.  
  • Complete CC and MCC list. Know how codes considered MCCs and CCs will affect DRG assignment—helping to legitimately improve reimbursement. 
  • Relative weights of every valid DRG. A quick reference of the relative weights of all DRGs presented as options for optimizing. 
  • List of ICD-10 codes driving MS-DRG assignment.