Term: Relative Weights

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

Values assigned to each DRG™ that identify its relative weight in terms of resource use compared to a standardized value.

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References 

  • Lloyd M, Shanahan M, Brownell M, Roos NP. Hospital Case Mix Costing Project 1991/92: Methodological Appendix. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1995. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)