Hospital Inpatient DRGs, SIWs, Trimpoints, ALOS

The Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Service Intensity Weights (SIWs), Trimpoints and Average Length of Stays (ALOS) are used by the Medicaid Program to make DRG payments to New York State Hospitals. They are also published in 10NYCRR Part 86-1.62 and 86-1.63 and updated as necessary.

Any questions regarding the DRGs, SIWs, Trimpoints or Average Length of Stays should be brought to the attention of the Bureau of HCRA Operations & Financial Analysis (518) 473-8822.

DRG, SIW, Trimpoints and Average Length of Stays (ALOS) effective January 2009 (PDF, 588KB, 18pg.)

DRG, SIW, Trimpoints and Average Length of Stays (ALOS) effective July 2008 (PDF, 294KB, 16pg.)

DRG, SIW, Trimpoints and Average Length of Stays (ALOS) effective January 2008 (PDF,84KB,16 pgs)

NOTE: There are no changes effective January 2007.

DRG, SIW, Trimpoints and Average Length of Stays (ALOS) effective January 2006 (PDF,50KB,16 pgs)

DRG, SIW, Trimpoints and Average Length of Stays (ALOS) effective January 2004 (PDF,50KB,16 pgs)