The flowcharts and SAS code outline the RPG grouping methodology applied to episode data submitted to the NRS. The RPG methodology assigns each completed episode to one of 83 RPG groups.

Elements included

  • SAS code and detailed flowcharts for the RPG logic (PDF format for the flowcharts, PDF and text formats for the code).
  • Test data as a comma separated value (CSV) file
  • The RPG weights as a comma separated (CSV) file


The RPG grouping methodology may be used to support facility, regional or provincial/territorial level service planning and analysis of resource utilization in facility-based rehabilitation.


Rehabilitation Patient Group (RPG) Grouping Methodology and Weights


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