Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021
(1) When a patient is transferred between
hospitals, the transferring hospital is paid on the basis of the number of
inpatient days spent at the transferring hospital multiplied by the Per Diem
Inter-Hospital Transfer Payment rate.
(2) The per diem inter-hospital transfer
payment rate = the DRG payment divided by the geometric mean length of stay for
the DRG. The geometric mean length of stay is reported in the DRG tables on the
(3) Payment to
the transferring hospital will not exceed the DRG payment.
(4) The final discharging hospital receives
the full DRG payment.
Or. Admin. R.
AFS 44-1985, f. & ef.
7-1-85; AFS 46-1987, f. & ef. 10-1-87; AFS 49-1989(Temp), f. 8-24-89, cert.
ef. 9-1-89; AFS 72-1989, f. & cert. ef. 12-1-89, Renumbered from
461-015-0135; HR 21-1990, f. & cert. ef. 7-9-90, Renumbered from
461-015-0390; HR 31-1990(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-11-90; HR 2-1991, f. &
cert. ef. 1-4-91; HR 42-1991, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-91, Renumbered from
410-125-0480; HR 53-1991, f. & cert. ef. 11-18-91; OMAP 34-1999, f. &
cert. ef. 10-1-99; OMAP 70-2004, f. 9-15-04, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS