Inpatient Hospital Payment

Inpatient Hospital Payment

Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG)

Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) weight tables are provided for reference by various health care partners and providers.  The relative weight tables are used by the Department to reimburse hospitals for inpatient services.

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ICD-9 CM Code Crosswalks

DRG Weight Tables

As part of the HB 09-1293 provisions, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (the Department) is authorized to develop and implement improvements to the current hospital payment methodologies, including but not limited to the development of incentive payments, implementation of new payment systems, and rate reform.