The IR-DRG are an evolution of the systems developed for hospitalization, that is, for those patients who remain hospitalized, given that the main objective of the IR-DRG is to develop a patient classification system, capable of grouping all the patients of a hospital and cover all their activity (hospitalization and ambulatory activity).
- Created on international databases.
- Includes 3 levels of severity for each GRD.
- It covers all hospital activity including hospitalization, day hospital, ambulatory surgery, outpatient visits, emergency room, rehabilitation, etc.
- It allows its use with different coding systems: ICD10 OMS, ICD9-MC, CPT-4, etc.