Ever wonder exactly what the charge description master, CDM, or charge master is in a healthcare organization?! What role does it play in the revenue cycle and what impact does it have on every service department within the organization? This course introduces you to what a charge master is and the central role it plays in healthcare organizations.
We cover the basic information that goes into setting up a CDM system and the associated terms. In addition, we will review various charge capture methods and how the CDM impacts various departments. Finally, we will share some best practices for CDM maintenance.