Company: Children's National Medical Center
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 7, 2021
The incumbent for this position is responsible for coordinating
the charge master system and function, which is a listing of
hospital services and procedures and the charges associated with
those procedures. This position will utilize charge master
management software and other resources to maintain a complete,
accurate and standardized charge master. This position will provide
charge master expertise, support, education, guidance and
recommendations to clinical and administrative departments in order
to optimize net revenue.
Associate's Degree (Required)
Bachelor's Degree - Healthcare related field or equivalent work
Minimum Work Experience
3 - 5 years of experience in charge capture, coding or charge
description master in a hospital environment (Required)
Experience in the use of CPT and HCPCS (Required)
Experience in a healthcare setting in charge capture, coding and
charge description master (Preferred)
Department Strategic Planning
Provide education and in-service training to departments.
Provide assistance and analysis to all levels of clinical
management in support of suggested, requested and/or mandated
changes to the CDM.
Process CDM requests to ensure that all additions, changes and
deletions are consistent with proper charging, billing, coding and
pricing practices in a timely manner.
Conduct annual review of the charge master and quarterly updates
as appropriate to enhance revenue for the hospital departments.
Analyze data within the CDM and assign accurate CPT/HCPCS and
revenue codes to the Charge Master to insure compliance with
Distribute coding and billing regulatory requirements and/or
announcements to all applicable departments.
Responsible to make CDM related decisions that require
significant analysis and investigation.
- Develop and maintain policies and procedures for the CDM,
Pricing Policies and charge capture processes.
Program and Service Administration and Implementation
Perform all maintenance to the Charge Description and Service
Master and the Room and Bed Master Files
Create and maintain all hospital transaction codes and revenue
Monitor and report all revenue department's charge volumes and
posting lag days.
Research and resolve all charge and service master related code
errors that affect the recycle and reject reports.
Assist in performing comprehensive reviews with clinical
departments to ensure completeness and accuracy of charge
- Take initiative to identify system and/or operational problems
and participate in the development of solutions to improve billing
Human Resources and Relationship Management
Serve as expert resource for code and processing questions,
train and educate coders.
Maintain relationships with, and serve as liaison to department
administration, physicians, clinic administration, information
services, billing offices, financial offices and other
Participate in team meetings/activities and support the
philosophy and goals of the team and department.
Adhere to internal controls and reporting structure.
Remain current with updated coding and billing regulations
through yearly continuing education; read all announcements and
relevant communications that relate to job duties.
- Lead special projects/assignments.
Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or
Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision
making or documentation
Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the
Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written
Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and
- Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think,
Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Keywords: Children's National Medical Center, Silver Spring , CDM Analyst, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland
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