AWC UAE Chapter Meeting and Training – Afternoon Session (same as morning session)

Methodology of IR-DRGs: Impact of Proper Documentation and Code Assignment on Relative Weights, LOS and SOI/ROM Scores
  • Venue

    Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi

  • Date and Time

    17 November, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.‒5:00 p.m.

  • Credits

    3 CEUs for three
    hours of training

UAE Chapter Meeting and Training (3 CEUs)

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Methodology of IR-DRGs: Impact of Proper Documentation and Code Assignment on Relative Weights, LOS and SOI/ROM Scores

This training will achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide background of IR-DRG concept
  • Elaborate on key determinants of IR-DRGs
  • Discuss impact of proper documentation and code assignment on IR-DRGs
  • Utilize case studies to illustrate nuances of documentation and code assignment on IR-DRG Relative Weights, ALOS and SOI/ROM Scores

Trainer

  • Wilbur Lo
    MD, CDIP, CCA

Wilbur Lo, MD

CDIP, CCA,  AHIMA World Congress Faculty, CDI Training

Dr. Wilbur (Wil) Lo is a CDI content and curriculum expert. He serves as a physician CDI consultant to Jzanus, and a physician CDI advisor to ICDLogic.  A published author, his article “Document Like This, Not That―CDI Insights from the Physician and CDI Specialist Perspective” was featured in the Journal of AHIMA. In additional, during 2017, he co-chaired the AHIMA CDI Summit Program Committee and served on the AHIMA CDI Task Force. A graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine, Dr. Lo completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at  Allegheny University Hospitals, and is a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical School, all in the US.