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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
CLM_IP_INITL_MS_DRG_CD
SAS Name
CLM_IP_INITL_MS_DRG_CD

Claim Inpatient Initial MS Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Code

Comments

This field identifies the initial MS-DRG code assigned by MS-DRG Grouper prior to application of Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) logic. The data will only be populated on Inpatient claims.

Data will not start coming in until July 2019.

Source: NCH

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