Charge Description Master (CDM)

Oxford HIM matches experienced coding professionals with excellent job opportunities in Charge Description Master (CDM) roles for a variety of healthcare facilities. Our dedicated professionals are equipped with both clinical and financial knowledge as well as understanding of federal, state, and local regulations.

We provide our clients with up-to-date information to significantly increase revenue by ensuring their hospital is in compliance with Medicare rules and regulations. We know the crucial role that coding plays in developing and maintaining a Chargemaster, so we make sure our clients maximize their full charging potential, adhere to changing code compliances, and are not undercharging for services, based on Medicare rules and regulations.

Our CDM Review:

  • Identifies compliance issues that could help hospitals avoid fraudulent billing practices, and Office of Inspector General (OIG) and Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) audits
  • Ensures all CPT/HCPCS codes are updated and current, and educates your facility on changes in reimbursement rules
  • Provides the necessary education to build an internal process that allows accurate review and maintenance of your Chargemaster
  • Offers comprehensive ancillary department reviews to ensure each department director and their members have a clear understanding of how to maintain accurate charge capture
  • Supplies pricing and documentation in order to meet compliance and guidelines set by CMS

Our Services Include:

  • A dedicated professional with both clinical and financial knowledge, and an understanding of federal, state, and local regulations
  • Evaluation of outpatient charge processes to identify revenue enhancement opportunities
  • HIM workflow analysis, coding, and charge capture review
  • Review of coding accuracy, edit resolution, and medical necessity
  • Management of charge capture process for billing accuracy
  • Training of staff members to apply CMS regulations to daily practices and procedures
  • Reduction in billing errors and CCI edits