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Chargemaster Management Best Practices

Date: 04/07/2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Proper management of the chargemaster or charge description master (CDM) is important to the financial success of health care organizations. The CDM interprets the services provided to patients into codes and charges and an up-to-date CDM helps ensure accurate reimbursement, correct billing and reduces compliance risks. This webinar will discuss chargemaster best practices that will establish a framework for maintaining the CDM.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Demonstrate techniques for improved chargemaster maintenance.
  • Discuss chargemaster pricing methodologies.
  • Formulate chargemaster policies and procedures.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

  • Billing office managers
  • CEOs
  • CFO
  • Other interested managers

SPEAKERS

Paul Baumert is a consulting shareholder at Lutz with more than 20 years of experience in accounting and consulting for health care and nonprofit industries. He specializes in the areas of financial management support services and reimbursement analysis.

Amy Evanich is a health care consulting senior at Lutz with more than 10 years of professional experience in the health care industry, including serving as a bedside nurse and a lead nurse in a multi-specialty clinic. She also oversaw one of the largest Medicare medical review contracts in the country. Evanich specializes in medical chart reviews, appeal preparation, Medicare regulation guidance, interpretation and education, health care billing policies and procedures, and revenue cycle consulting.