Charge Master Analyst

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/26/2024 6:51 AM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine as a Charge Master Analyst in our Ambulatory Revenue Capture department.The Charge Master Analyst is responsible for maintaining and analyzing the hospital's billing master files. This team performs regular audits to ensure accuracy, as well as analysis activities to support the company's budget. 




Job Summary

The Charge Master Analyst provides technical and administrative support for the Hospitals’ billing system master files, Charge Master and department master.  Project work relating to those three files include 1) the development of additional functional requirements for the files, 2) the maintenance of a charge code volume database, and 3) the development and maintenance of financial databases that contain various types of Charge Master and/or financial data.


Essential Job Functions

  • Provides technical and administrative support to maintain the hospital's charge master and department master files and supporting paper file system (prices, codes, activity descriptions/numbers)
  • Assists in the management of the Hospitals annual price increases project, including all documentation, communication with payers and revenue center managers, and audits for integrity
  • Maintains file integrity
  • Performs audits of the Pharmacy system to ensure correct drug pricing.
  • Prepares functional specifications concerning information systems changes affecting both master files
  • Designs forms and formats.
  • Verifies files and analyses to support budget and variance analysis activities
  • Participates on adhoc committees to represent the Charge Master
  • Assists the Information Services staff in the testing and implementation of software enhancements
  • Develops Charge Master table enhancements
  • Keeps abreast of regulatory billing and compliance issues through continuing education

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Health Care with significant course work in computer science or equivalent work experience of a minimum three years
  • One to two years relevant experience, preferably in health care operations
  • Significant work experience in CPT, ICD10, and UB04 billing.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
  • Competent in business functions, procedures, and information flows.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills including mainframe and file management (importing, downloading, and merging files), word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs (Access or FoxPro).
  • Coding Certification Example: AHIMA Certification or AAPC Certification.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior CDM experience 
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Epic Certification 


Position Details

  • Job Type: Full Time (1.0 FTE) 
  • Shift: Days/8am5pm M-F
  • Department:Ambulatory Revenue Capture
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 


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