A Physician Directed MS-DRG Review Company
Our Staff


William Haik, MD, F.C.C.P. C.D.I.P, Director

William E. Haik, M.D., F.A.C.C.P., C.D.I.P., AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, has practiced medicine in Fort Walton Beach, Florida since 1980.  He has received board certification in internal, pulmonary, and critical care medicine.  Dr. Haik’s past professional accomplishments include:  Chief of Internal Medicine, Director of Respiratory Care Services, Board of Trustees at his local hospital, President of the Okaloosa County Medical Society, and representative of the Government Liaison Committee for the American College of Chest Physicians. 

Dr. Haik’s coding background has included AHA's Editorial Advisory Board and Expert Advisory Panel of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM as well as participation in the preparation of the original AHIMA CCS and CDIP examinations.  Additionally, he helped develop the 2010, 2013, and 2018 AHIMA: Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice and the 2018 AHIMA: Guidelines for Physician Office Query Practice. 

 Dr. Haik’s clinical documentation background has included serving on the original Board for the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist and aided in the preparation of the first certification examination. 

Dr. Haik’s compliance background has included working as a final arbitrator for Medicare Part C MS-DRG determinations and as an expert consultant to the United States Department of Justice and presently serves on the Advisory Board of HCPro’s Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies. 

Dr. Haik has conducted educational seminars and national teleconferences regarding physician involvement in DRG management, coding, and other related topics in association with HCFA (CMS), AHA, AHIMA, ACDIS, HCPro, and various state Quality Improvement Organizations (see list of Health Information Presentations).  

Since 1988, he has served as the Director of DRG Review, Inc., a physician directed hospital coding consultative service.  The goal of DRG Review, Inc. is to educate medical and coding staffs in medical record documentation and coding compliance. 

Click here to see a list of Dr. Haik's presentations

Eleanor McCain, MD,CCS, Associate Director

Eleanor A. McCain, M.D., a board certified internist, has practiced medicine in Fort Walton Beach since 1984. Dr McCain is past Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Okaloosa County Medical Society as well as past Chief of Internal Medicine at White-Wilson Medical Center. Dr. McCain also served as Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where she developed and implemented the Hospital Nutritional Support Team.

Dr. McCain has been Associate Director of DRG Review, Inc. since 1989. She has conducted educational seminars nationally regarding physician involvement in DRG management, coding, and other related topics in association with hospitals, HCFA, AHA, AHIMA, and various state PRO

Additional Coding Support Staff

Beth Beach Klingele, RN, RHIA

Suzanne Amsler, RHIA

Lisa Hoey, RHIA

Lori Mueller-Stumpf, RHIT, CSS

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at (850) 863-2110 or e-mail william.haik@drgreviewinc.com today!

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