DRG

10

Jul 2020

On 22nd June 2020, the company in charge of the development of the DRG system in Switzerland, SwissDRG SA, has announced the catalog version of SwissDRG 10.0/2021 (2018/2021). Seven days later, the planning version of SwissDRG (2019/2021) has been published as well. Read more

22

May 2020

Thirteen new MELs (DRGs) were introduced into the LKF 2020 model for the inpatient and outpatient settings. Read more

08

May 2020

MTRC has summarized the most important DRG changes in Sweden, which came in force in 2020. This includes five new DRGs and other changes in a grouping logic. Read more

07

May 2020

Since January 1, 2020, the nursing staff costs of the hospitals are excluded from the DRG case flat rates and financed in parallel to the DRG case flat rates using a hospital-specific care budget based on the principle of cost coverage. Read more

06

May 2020

MTRC has summarized the most important DRG changes in Norway, which came in force in 2020. This includes five new DRGs, one deleted DRG, changes in the titles of four DRGs and other changes. Read more

29

Apr 2020

Sixty-three new procedure codes and other changes were introduced into the service catalog of the LKF model 2020 for the inpatient and outpatient area in Austria. Read more

27

Apr 2020

The Russian DRG system was updated for the year 2020. The main changes concern increase in the number of DRG groups, revision of the content of DRG for cases of radiation therapy, increase in the coefficients of the relative cost-intensiveness of DRG for cases of surgical treatment on the "Oncology" profile and revision of the coefficients of the relative cost-intensiveness of DRG according to the "Oncology" profile. Read more

19

Mar 2020

On February 12, 2020, it was announced that the Swiss Federal Council is planning to modify the Health Insurance Ordinance (OAMal / KVV) with the goal of enhancing hospital planning, and unification of the inpatient tariffs throughout the country. Read more

12

Feb 2020

At the end of January 2020, the entity managing the DRG system in Switzerland, SwissDRG, has published the data collection forms for SwissDRG 2020 (2019 data). Furthermore, an explanation about the coding of “Aortic stent graft (stent prosthesis)” has been released. Read more

15

Jan 2020

Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa) has released key features of the DRG package for 2021, including complex chronic lung failure, stem cell transplant care, indexation of DRG tariffs, and position about reimbursment of MammaPrint test. Read more

20

Dec 2019

At the end of November 2019, the company in charge of the development of the DRG system in Switzerland, SwissDRG SA, has announced the tariff versions (2020/2020) of the DRG and the add-on reimbursement catalog. Read more

11

Jul 2019

On 17th June 2019, the company in charge of the development of the DRG system in Switzerland, SwissDRG SA, has announced the catalog version of SwissDRG 9.0/2020 (2017/2020). Eleven days later, the planning version of SwissDRG (2018/2020) has been published as well. Read more