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Short SAS Name
SAS Name

The diagnostic related group to which a hospital claim belongs. A unique identifier of a hospital case type that is based on similar clinical problems.


This is an MAO submitted field  and may be different than the derived DRG code (variable called DRVD_DRG_CD).     

Nonpayment claims (zero reimbursement) may not have a DRG present. 

Source: Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs)