DIAGNOSIS RELATED GROUP
\dˌa͡ɪəɡnˈə͡ʊsɪs ɹɪlˈe͡ɪtɪd ɡɹˈuːp], \dˌaɪəɡnˈəʊsɪs ɹɪlˈeɪtɪd ɡɹˈuːp], \d_ˌaɪ_ə_ɡ_n_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ_t_ɪ_d ɡ_ɹ_ˈuː_p]\
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A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.
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