Inpatient Hospital Payment

Hospital Engagement Meetings 2017


The next Hospital Engagement Meeting is set for Friday, September 1st, 2017 and begins at 8 am.  Please sign up to receive the Hospital Engagement Meeting newsletters which will contain registration links to sign up for each Webinar.  Once registered, you will receive an email with the webinar address and call-in information.  24-hours before the webinar, a reminder email with this information will be sent. Upcoming meetings Agenda

For those attending in-person, the location is The Department of Health Care Policy & Financing, 303 East 17th Street, Denver, CO 80203.11th Floor Rooms AB. 

For more information contact either Elizabeth Quaife at 303.866.2083 or Diana Lambe at 303.866.5526


2017 Meeting Information


Inpatient Hospital Base Rates FY2017-18

Inpatient Hospital Base Rates FY2017-18

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.

If you have any questions regarding the ICD-9-CM Codes Crosswalk, please contact Dana Batey at

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.