you do not put the DRG on the claim. The software will assign your claim to a DRG based on you dxs. If you are using 3M there is a DRG maximizer function that will guide you thru diagnosis placement to get the maximum DRG allowed. However you must also follow coding guidelines. Was the pt admitted due to the overmedication? if so you principle dx is poisoning followed by the unresponsiveness. If the patient was admitted for other reasons the the reason for the admit is first followed by the poisoning and the result. So the difference in DRG assignment may be how you are looking at the principle dx.
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