Abu Dhabi introduces new medical billing system

02 November 2010

Abu Dhabi Health Services Co (Daman) has introduced a new billing system called Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) to help increase efficiency and better control the quality of medical services, Gulf News has reported. DRGs identify patients with similar clinical profiles and costs of treatment and pay the hospital the average amount, regardless of what it costs to treat an individual patient, limiting health care providers from adding unnecessary services in attempts to boost their revenues.

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