• What is the DRG (Diagnosis Related Group)?

DRG is meaning of Diagnosis Related Groups, an account settlement system which is based upon the principles of the Australian and American account settlement system.  This account settlement system was enhanced for Germany in order to introduce it nationwide in Germany in 2004.

  • What is the CMI (Case Mix Index)?

Through the DRG system, after all stationary treatments, diagnoses and procedures have been codified and grouped a governmental fixed system a Case-mix-index (CMI) can be calculated. This CMI also called benchmark relation will be calculated and will be multiplied with the appropriate valid base rate of the hospital.

  • What is summarized under the DRG codes?


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