Term: Case Mix Groups with Complexity Overlay (CMG Plx™)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2009-04-09


A modification to the Case Mix Group (CMG)™ system made in 1997, to reflect case complexity (the effect of comorbidities and complications). Each case within a given CMG™ is assigned a level from 1 to 4, with 4 being the highest level of complexity.

See the Case Mix Groups (CMG™) - Overview concept for more information.

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  • Finlayson G, Reimer J, Dahl M, Stargardter M, McGowan K. The Direct Cost of Hospitalizations in Manitoba, 2005/06. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2009. [Report] [Summary] [Supplements/Data extras] (View)

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  • Garland A, Fransoo R, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Yogendran M, Chateau D, McGowan K. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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