Clinical Category - Neurological Surgery (Major)


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The "Major Neurological Surgery" clinical category consists of major surgeries such as craniotomy and spinal procedures. Major Neurological Surgery includes the following MS-DRGs:

Major Surgeries

  • 020: Intracranial Vascular Procedures w Principal Dx of Hemorrhage w MCC
  • 021: Intracranial Vascular Procedures w Principal Dx of Hemorrhage w CC
  • 022: Intracranial Vascular Procedures w Principal Dx of Hemorrhage w/o CC/MCC
  • 023: Craniotomy w Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX w MCC
  • 024: Craniotomy w Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX w/o MCC
  • 025: Craniotomy & Endovascular Intracranial Procedures w MCC
  • 026: Craniotomy & Endovascular Intracranial Procedures w CC
  • 027: Craniotomy & Endovascular Intracranial Procedures w/o CC/MCC
  • 028: Spinal Procedures w MCC
  • 029: Spinal Procedures w CC
  • 030: Spinal Procedures w/o CC/MCC

CC = complication or comorbidity; MCC = major complication or comorbidity