Charge Description Master


Decrease compliance risks, increase chargemaster efficiencies and ensure appropriate reimbursements with VitalWare’s™ CDM maintenance solution, VitalCDM™.

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Put Everyone on the Same Page

Your staff is makes informed decisions, works together better and gets more done when they’re using the same playbook. VitalCDM improves chargemaster visibility throughout your organization. Quickly identify discrepancies in descriptions and charges from disparate files from various systems, such as Pharmacy and Supply item, in a single view.

Focus on the Day-to-Day Workflow

VitalCDM is built with streamlined workflow and reporting capabilities. Detailed, real-time insights bring potential issues to your attention. You can catch an error before the bill goes out the door.

Easy, Intuitive Code Review at Your Fingertips

VitalCDM is combined with VitalKnowledge™, VitalWare’s advanced coding, regulatory and reimbursement resource. Over 111 public and proprietary data sets keep your users updated on coding, regulatory and financial information critical to accurate, compliant coding.

Features / Benefits

Automated Import/Analysis

No manual intervention required for import of CDM, Pharmacy, Supply Item Master and Utilization files.

Coding and Billing Analysis

Identify coding exceptions such as deleted and invalid HCPCS codes, modifiers and codes not recognized by OPPS.

Request Process/Workflow

Unique functionality makes workflow and charge file management intuitive and more efficient.

Benchmarking/Peer Comparison

Provides pricing benchmarking based on your defined peer groups by hospital, department and line item. This information offers a vehicle to alleviate consumer and public scrutiny.

Enterprise Options

Provides management of multiple chargemasters; edit and govern changes throughout a hospital at an enterprise level.

Supports Almost Any Health Information System

Able to support almost any HIS vendor formats, including McKesson, Cerner, CPSI, Allscripts and Epic.

Add-on Modules


Eliminate the challenges of limited viewability across disparate chargemaster data through a proprietary multi-source 360° view. VitalView provides complete transparency and connection to ancillary systems referenced and utilized by your organization.

Corporate Standard

VitalWare’s Corporate Standard add-on module identifies CDM data variances. Your team can maintain a master CDM file that can update other CDM files, reducing the potential for lost revenue.

ABN Module

Validate medical necessity quickly through user-defined forms and up-to-date local and national coverage determination information. Instantly produce any required Advanced Beneficiary Notice with VitalWare's™ ABN module.

Pharmacy File Analysis

VitalCDM’s Pharmacy Analysis add-on module assists with the complicated process of maintaining large Pharmacy Drug Master databases and the clinical and billing systems, helping prevent rejections, inaccurate charge information and missed payment opportunities.

Competitive Advantage


VitalWare™ is laser focused on helping you drive efficiencies across the mid-revenue cycle. Our SaaS technology stack is built on the foundation of ICD-10 and is a proven solution used at over 625 hospitals across the country. Our clients often site our intuitive user interfaces and ability to connect disparate systems as key features unmatched by other vendors.

Extraordinary Client Service

Our excellent and reliable client service sets us apart from all competitors. Every VitalWare client has a dedicated account manager from day one. With VitalWare, you have a direct connection to support, resources and ongoing product education for quick resolution and immediate team productivity – every step of the way.

Ease of Implementation

Whether you’re a 100-bed hospital or a multiple location network, our implementation team has worked with them all. We have a dedicated project management team to guide you through the process and keep you informed about progress and any potential delays.

Comprehensive Coding, Compliance & Regulatory Libraries Included

VitalWare manages and maintains over 175 coding, compliance & reimbursement regulatory data sources both public and proprietary for your convenience. No need to scan through multiple books and screens. We make the painstaking process of code review intuitive and easy. Real-time content updates mean our clients are confident information they are using is the most current and accurate.

“With VitalWare, we finally have a usable multi-facility Epic chargemaster (EAP) file that can be imported into VitalCDM, analyzed and managed as a single line.”

-Lakeland Health

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