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Transforming patient data into actionable knowledge. For more than 30 years.

3M has more than 30 years of experience developing classification, grouping and reimbursement calculation systems for inpatient, outpatient and professional settings.

Whether you or your clients want to process claims for hospital reimbursement and reporting, edit patient records in real time, or leverage patient data for improved risk stratification, 3M is the standard for innovative patient grouping and classification solutions.

3M patient classification methodologies

Methodologies for defining and measuring risk adjustment, payment, reporting and quality improvement.

Risk adjustment initiatives nationwide

Major payers in more than 30 states use 3M patient classification methodologies to pay providers and measure health care quality. 3M offers grouping and pricing software that you can use to predict and verify payment, understand quality measurement algorithms, and analyze your own data to improve performance. Click on the map to find out what initiatives are impacting you.


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Solutions for patient classification methodologies

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  • 3M Core Grouping Software delivers interactive and high-speed batch claims processing with the power of 3M’s grouping, editing and reimbursement expertise.

  • 3M™ Grouper Plus Content Services leverages web technology to deliver up-to-date, secure access to grouping, reimbursement, editing and pay-for-outcomes classifications, and the content can be viewed from many different workflows.

  • The Grouper-based Service Offering from 3M (3M GBSO) helps you get the most out of your 3M grouper license by combining technical setup and installation with customized consulting services.

  • With 3M On-demand Methodology Training, your staff can now access the high quality introductory videos, self-paced learning modules and supplemental reference materials that can help them quickly come up to speed on their new 3M technology, driving utilization, efficiency and growth.

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