Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Financing Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:The Revenue Cycle of Various Health Care Enterprises
Slide content:Billing Definitions - 1 Charge Capture The process of documenting medical services in preparation of a claim Charge Description Master Database of prices for services provided, used by HCOs during the billing process 9
Slide notes:An additional definition associated with the billing and reimbursement is charge capture, which is the process of collecting and noting all services, procedures, and supplies provided during an encounter or patient care in preparation for submitting a claim to a third party payor. The charge description master is the database of prices for services provided to patients and used by health care organizations during the billing process. 9