Jan 28, 2019 8:05:00 AM Practice EHR

Practice EHR Product Updates: January 2019

Practice EHR is always evolving and improving to meet the needs of the practices we work with. In this blog post, we will focus on what’s new and improved in the software. Read on for a review of our latest product updates, including new features and fixes that will be implemented January 2019.

 Quick List

  1. Setting Update – Set default provider and location using the user settings screen.
  2. Front Desk – Plan search improved.
  3. Front Desk – Ascending sort order for plan and referring provider search.
  4. Front Desk – Print your scheduling day sheet.
  5. Clinical – Text changes within Practice EHR.
  6. Billing – Add codes directly to encounter form.
  7. Billing – Export Plan and Patient Follow Up.
  8. Billing – Print EDI history.
  9. Billing – Redesign of reports section.
  10. Billing – Access a list of payers.

Setting Update: Set default provider and location using the user settings screen. 

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**Each user will need to set the default provider/location when they log in for the first time following the update. Set your default provider and location by going to the user settings screen.
 

Front Desk - Plan search improved. 

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Under the insurance tab, in the plan drop down, you will now be able to complete a search of insurance plans using the description and/or short name.

Front Desk - Ascending sort order for plan and referring provider search. 

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Plans and referring provider searches will now appear in ascending order so you can find what you're looking for quickly.
 

Front Desk - Print your scheduling day sheet. 

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 There is now a new print button available, giving you the ability to print your scheduling day sheet as needed. 
 

Clinical - Text changes within Practice EHR.  

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We've renamed a few options in Practice EHR to better reflect their meaning. Under the visit action menu, "edit close visit" has been renamed to "addendum" and "sentence view shortcuts" has been renamed to"macros".
 

Billing - Add codes directly to encounter form. 

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You will now have the ability to add additional modifiers and diagnosis codes directly on the encounter form by clicking the green edit icon, under actions 
 

Billing - Export plan and patient follow up. 

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 An export to Excel button has been added to the plan and patient follow up sections, giving you the ability to export that information as needed.

 

Billing - Print EDI history. 

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A print button has been added in the visit detail, giving you the ability to print EDI history information as needed. In the charge list, select the visit number hyperlink, then the history button. You will see a print icon in the top right hand corner. 
 

Billing - Redesign of reports section.

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We've reorganized the billing reports so that it's easier to navigate. We've also added a "General Reports" section that includes a new Advance Payment Report.
 

Billing - Access a list of payers.

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We've included a hyperlink so you can easily reference our EDI clearinghouse payer list. When searching for a plan go to: Set Up > Plan, then click on the EDI Payer ID hyperlink to access the EDI clearing house payer list.

Topics: Practice EHR News

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