Job Description of a CDM Coordinator

Updated March 23, 2017

The Charge Description Master, or CDM, is a detailed listing of items that a medical facility bills to a patient or health care provider. A CDM coordinator ensures a company's revenue-collection procedures are adequate and effective.

Nature of the Work

A CDM coordinator oversees a company's CDM operating processes, works with revenue-producing departments to ensure process efficiency and oversees the work of CDM staff. The coordinator also directs activities in business units involved in the production, pricing and distribution of products.

Competencies and Tools

An experienced CDM coordinator has an analytical inclination, good communication skills and managerial aptitude, according to O*NET Online. Apt and proficient CDM coordinators often use personal digital assistants, accounting software and customer relationship management software, such as Software on Sailboats Desktop Sales Manager and Avidian Technologies Prophet.

Academic Requirements and Wages

Employers require that job candidates have a bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or a related discipline to qualify for a CDM coordinator position. The average yearly salary for CDM coordinators was £45,500 as of 2010, according to

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Marquis Codjia is a New York-based freelance writer, investor and banker. He has authored articles since 2000, covering topics such as politics, technology and business. A certified public accountant and certified financial manager, Codjia received a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University, majoring in investment analysis and financial management.