Improving Charge Capture in the Chargemaster for Supplies & Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Many hospitals recognize the importance of managing the cost of their supplies and in particular, durable medical equipment used in the hospital setting, but significant issues with charge capture, reimbursement and government and private payer guidelines for billing are often confusing. This presentation will cover best practices and common scenarios encountered when auditing your hospital’s supply chain charge capture specific to durable medical equipment and supplies.
Topics covered will include:
- an overview of reimbursable, chargeable, and routine supplies
- decision tree for determining whether a supply is billable
- overview of billing for Durable Medical Equipment (DME), prosthetics, and orthotics
- best practices for managing your supply costs and thresholds and identifying charge capture issues