Critical Data Elements (Medicaid)

This course explains collecting critical data elements (CDEs) during the pre-access process, including demographic, financial, and clinical data.

  • Define critical data elements
  • Identify the importance of accurate data collection to the overall revenue cycle process
  • Differentiate between demographic, financial, and clinical data elements
  • Identify problems that can occur if critical data elements are inaccurate
  • Choose best practices that ensure success when collecting data

Additional Information

Advance Preparation: None

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Basic

Delivery Method: Self-study

CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge


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