So You Want To Be a Chargemaster Coordinator

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Nov 17, 2011
90 Minutes
Product Description

There is an urgent Need to discuss Extensive Chargemaster Policies and Procedures to get the billing right!

The Chargemaster is a complex part of the overall coding, billing and reimbursement process for hospitals. Chargemaster coordinators develop and maintain the chargemaster and must have a wide variety of capabilities and experience. Regardless, of the background of a new chargemaster coordinator, there are areas that must be addressed. This workshop provides an overview of the duties, functions and background that is needed for chargemaster coordinators.

Join, expert Duane Abbey for this 90 minutes session; where he simplifies:

  • The Purpose,Function, and duties of the Chargemaster.
  • Appreciating The Technical Skills and Personal Knowledge That Chargemaster Coordinators Must Maintain. 
  • Getting a Systematic Process For Reviewing and Maintaining The Chargemaster.
  • Discuss Compliance Concerns That Must Addressed By Chargemaster Coordinators. 
  • Review the Strategies For Pricing And Use of Revenue Codes. 
  • Assessing Different Methods For Making Changing And Updating The Chargemaster. 
  • Discussing the Need for Extensive Chargemaster Policies and Procedures. 


I. Overview of the Chargemaster Form, Structure and Contents

  • Billing System Influence 
  • Special Service Area Requirements
  • Chargemaster Interfaces
  • Pricing, Charge and Cost Report Issues

II. Chargemaster Coordinator Knowledge and Abilities

  • Charge Master Coordinator Job Description
  • Personal Characteristics and Skills of Chargemaster Coordinator
  • Educational Background for Chargemaster Coordinators

III. Special Functions for Chargemaster Coordinators

  • Reviewing Departmental Needs
  • Assisting with Revenue Cycle Optimization
  • Establishing Hospital Charges
  • Reviewing/Auditing For Compliance Issues
  • Development of Chargemaster Policies and Procedures
  • Systematically Changing and Maintaining the Chargemaster

IV. Special Situations – Example and Case Studies

V. Sources for Additional Informaton

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Chargemaster Coordinators, Billing and Claims Generation Personnel, Compliance Personnel, Patient Financial Management Personnel, Cost Accounting Personnel, Cost Report Personnel, Financial Analysts, Managed Care Contract Personnel, Revenue Enhancement Personnel, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Financial Planners, All Other Hospital Personnel Interested in Pricing

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About Our Speaker

Duane Abbey Hospital Coding & Compliance Expert

 Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in healthcare consulting and related areas. Duane earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant. He performs various types of financial analysis involving business structuring, organizational development, enrolment and other financially related concerns of organizations....   More Info
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