DRG

From:"Vigil, Debbie (CTMC)"

I am not sure what the DRG literally stands for,  but it is the total amount
on a particular surgical case (or hopital stay)
 which Medicare reimburses the hospital. If you have an outside pathologist
who reads your slides and 
the arrangement has been made after 1997, then the hospital receives the
entire amount for the technical 
and professional component of the pathology charge on the specimen. The
hospital then must pay the 
pathologist for the professional service.

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