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diagnostic related groups

A federally mandated program in which hospital procedures are rated in terms of cost, after which a standard flat rate is set per procedure. Medicare claims for those procedures are paid in that amount, regardless of the cost to the hospital.

Definition extracted with permission from American Academy of Family Physicians: Family Physicians and Managed Care

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