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Introduction to Diagnoses Related Groups

This course is aimed at providers and funders of healthcare; those responsible for cost and quality control, tariff negotiations, Hospital CEO's, Finance Officers, Clinical Managers.

This course consists of one day of lectures only.

Course fee is R 3 420

Course Content:

  • History and backgrounf of DRGs.
  • Casemix, Guidelines and principles
  • Role of DRGs in Managing Clinical Cost and Quality
  • Features of DRGs
  • DRG Data Elements
  • DRG Data Requirements
  • Assigning DRGs
  • Role of Clinical Coding in DRGs
  • Common DRG Errors

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants of the course. 

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za. Group bookings of a minimum of 12 participants can be arranged on request.

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.