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Most fre­quently billed Medi­care DRGS

Ranked by 2010 Medi­care pa­tient dis­charges

1The fig­ures re­flect an es­ti­mate of what hos­pi­tals charge be­fore con­trac­tual dis­counts. 2Without ma­jor com­pli­ca­tion or co­mor­bid­ity. 3With ma­jor com­pli­ca­tion or co­mor­bid­ity. 4With com­pli­ca­tion or co­mor­bid­ity. 5Without com­pli­ca­tion or co­mor­bid­ity. Note: Data based on CMS Medi­care data, Medi­care Provider Anal­y­sis and Re­view, or MEDPAR, for fed­eral fis­cal 2009. DRG codes are Cms-as­signed. All MEDPAR dis­charges in­cluded.

Source: Thom­son Reuters

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