He said Williams heard evidence that only one tenth of 1 percent of patients ever pays the charges listed in the hospital's "charge description master
The key to the bills is the Charge Description Master
With the help of technology and an intense focus on refining processes, Bon Secours has been able to build and maintain a corporate standard around its charge description master
To make its claims cleaner prior to submission, which would, in turn, alleviate time-consuming rebilling activities and help minimize lost revenue, Lisa Killam, reimbursement charge supervisor at the hospital, looked to automation of the charge description master
(CDM) management processes.
Hospitals and health systems handle their charge description master
(CDM) management in many different ways.