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Introduction to Diagnoses Related Groups

This short course is aimed at providers and funders of healthcare

Dates: Thursday 4 May 2017
Venue: Cape Town TBA
​Time:  09h00 to 13h00 (weeks on campus) 

Entry requirements:

Course fee is R 3 000

Course Content:

  • History of DRGs.
  • DRGs and Casemix
  • Role of DRGs in Managing Clinical Cost and Quality
  • Principles and Guideline of DRGs
  • Features of DRGs
  • DRG Data Elements
  • DRG Data Requirements
  • Assigning DRGs
  • Role of Clinical Coding in DRGs
  • Common DRG Errors

Email ce.administration@uct.ac.za to register.