For one chargemaster analyst, a typical workday revolves around maintaining compliance for two different systems: the hospital chargemaster and the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS). The chargemaster is built upon an automated system which utilizes work queues.
At Grady Health System in Atlanta, monitoring key performance indicators (KPI) always comes back to the foundation KPI: hospital late charges. The timing of posting charges has a ripple effect. The longer you wait to post a charge, the more likely it is you will miss something. Read More »
Q: Are we able to report the IV infusions performed in the emergency department under revenue code 0450? Or do we have to report it under revenue code 0260? Would the IV codes be reported with revenue code 260 for departments other than emergency?Read More »