NordDRG Manual

The NordDRG Manual documents presents visually the grouping rules of the NordDRG system. The manual consists of a set of HTML and other linked files containing the documentation of NordDRG.

The name NordDRG Manual, the version at issue and a copyright note referring to the Nordic Centre for Classifications in Health Care have to appear in all applications using it. The Nordic Centre will distribute the manual directly to national owners who will produce national versions of it.

No part of the manual may be modified without written permission from the Nordic Casemix Centre. The Centre has the right to change the terms of distribution. 

Versions, Country Specific Features

The manual for the extended Nordic common version of NordDRG (based on NCSP+) incorporates the logic of all national versions including national codes that are not common. The NC version is the basis of all other NordDRG versions from 2003.

The English language version is based on the official ICD-10 and NCSP-E (English language common version of NCSP) and includes all common codes.

Nordic Casemix Centre is managing NDMS development project, where the manuals will be produced automatically


The latest versions of the manuals

Please find enclosed the latest versions of our manuals.

Common is the manual for the extended Nordic common version of NordDRG (based on NCSP+) incorporates the logic of all national versions including national codes that are not common. The Common version is the basis of all other NordDRG versions from 2003. 

The latest manual of Common.

The latest manual of country specific manuals:

Note that the Danish have been using DkDRG since 2012. Therefore we can´t offer their manunals. The Latvian manual is still under construction due to the NDMS Development Project.


Unfortunately the latest version of the manuals are from 2012, we are looking forward to produce  manuals when our excisting project with table maintenance in finnished. 

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