Billing Applet 7.4.2 Release Notes

Billing Applet 7.4.2 Release Notes

Customer Release Notes Billing AppletVersion 7.4.2






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Billing Applet    1

PBI 26: Enhanced Patient Payment screen    1

PBI 27: Enhanced Payment Application screen    1

PBI 1045: Re-formatted Today Screen    1

PBI 165: Added Pop-up Message when loading ERAs    1

PBI 134: Changed source of Pt Name on Printed EOB    1

PBI 1389: Enhanced Pt Consent Flags for Email and text    2

PBI 14: Enhance Combined Report v3 to permit "today" in the date range    2

PBI 161: Enhance Combined Report v3 to permit "today" in the date range    2

Bug 11: Alt-S hotkey didn’t work with "For Review" claims    2

Bug 19: Bulk Release didn’t set Claim-General Employer Info to Default    3

Bug 133: Bulk Released Claims did not show on Today screen    3

Bug 136:  Bulk Releasing Claims resulted in Claim Scrubbing Error    3

Bug 238: Error upon closing the payment application    3

Bug 395: Fixed error when printing certain claims    3

Bug 553: Account dropdown does not become blank    3

Bug 552: Anesthesia to be checked always for Anesthesia practice whenever existing claim pulled    4

Bug 541: Corrected text of Bulk Rebill pop-up    4

Bug 575: Claim-General > Tab order    5




(Note: This set of release notes includes items from both 7.4.1 and 7.4.2 as 7.4.1 was a limited release to certain customers but is now being released with 7.4.2 to all customers.)


Billing Applet

PBI 26: Enhanced Patient Payment screen

  1. From Billing Applet>Payments> Patient Payments>New -> no radio button under Payment Type is preselected.

  2. From Billing Applet>Payments> Patient Payments>Edit Payment -> the Type radio buttons is editable.

  3. Label added of "DOS:" to the left of the DOS date field

  4. Existing "Payment Date" label is changed to "Date Received"


PBI 27: Enhanced Payment Application screen

  1. If a user is entering a New payment or Editing an existing payment and the user enters a future date into the Date Received field, the user no longer gets a pop-up warning message "Date received cannot be a future date"

  2. The payment with the future Date Received will fall into the Accounting Period based on that future date.

PBI 1045: Re-formatted Today Screen

The Billing applet look on  ‘ Today ‘ screen has been modified for large, modern monitors. Claim list panel is very narrow now resulting in an undesired left-right scroll bar.


PBI 165: Added Pop-up Message when loading ERAs

Billing Applet > Payments > Batch > ERAs > ERA Lookup > Posted, Pending Review > Refresh ERA List > select a batch with more in number of rows count.

No “ Timeout error “ popup will show up for 20 minutes timeframe and notified with pop-up text which states  “Due to the complexity of the data, it may take more than 10 minutes to open this ERA.”


PBI 134: Changed source of Pt Name on Printed EOB

Billing Applet > Payments > ERAs > ERA Lookup > pull an ERA > go to ERA Details tab and verify the Patient names in the record.

The EOB Printing now shows patient names correctly.

PBI 1389: Enhanced Pt Consent Flags for Email and text

Billing > Patients > Pt Demographics > Phone Detail>

  1. Name of  the section changed from "Phone Detail" to "Contact Information"

  2. Email field from ALL UPPERCASE to all lowercase.

  3. Label updated for Email Consent checkbox to "Pt consents to receiving emails"

  4. Added Text Consent checkbox underneath Mobile Phone before Other Phone with label of "Pt consents to receiving texts"

  5. Updated tab order

    1. It was Work Phone > Mobile Phone > Other Phone > Fax > Email > Email Consent checkbox

    2. It is now Work Phone > Mobile Phone > Text Consent checkbox > Other Phone > Fax > Email > Email Consent checkbox

PBI 14: Enhance Combined Report v3 to permit "today" in the date range

PBI 161: Enhance Combined Report v3 to permit "today" in the date range

Billing Applet reports ( Combined Report v3 and Combined report v4 ) now have the ability to include today’s date in the Start date and End date fields and run the reports.

Bug 11: Alt-S hotkey didn’t work with "For Review" claims

Today Screen> Double Click on Imported Charges bucket > Double Click on a claim in the list to the right > Go to Claim- Final Tab> Select "For Review"

Then, Today Screen > Double Click on Imported Charges bucket > Double Click on a claim in the list to the right > Go to Claim - Details Tab make any updates to service line details> Save> Click Alt-S

Alt-S now correctly releases the claim.


Bug 19: Bulk Release didn’t set Claim-General Employer Info to Default

Today Screen> Imported Charges bucket> double click> then click the Bulk Release button in bottom right corner.

The claims are now released from the Imported charges bucket since in Claim General Tab> Employer field is defaulting with the information.


Bug 133: Bulk Released Claims did not show on Today screen

From Today screen > Double Click on Imported Charges to load claims in the filter > Select ‘Bulk Release’ button

All the claims are now released to ‘Awaiting Claim File Creation’ bucket if the claims are passing all the conditions

Go to ‘Awaiting Claim File Creation’ bucket, the claims now show up in the bucket and user can filter.

Bug 136:  Bulk Releasing Claims resulted in Claim Scrubbing Error

This issue has been resolved.

Bug 238: Error upon closing the payment application

There will be no error on closing the payment application Unapplied payment.

Workflow:

  1. Bring a patient into context.

  2. Select Patient Payment from the Menu dropdown

  3. Select ‘Open’ in Patient Payments dialog

  4. select one of the Unapplied payments from the available list and hit ‘Go to Payment’ button

  5. Close the Payment application

  6. The application will close without any error.


Bug 395: Fixed error when printing certain claims

Billing Applet > Pull a claim > Go to Claim-Final > Print Claim > Print will now not throw an error and user can print the claims.

Bug 553: Account dropdown does not become blank

User associated with only one account or the first account in the list by performing below workflows will not make the Account dropdown blank.

  1. Upon selecting 'New' Claim

  2. Upon Releasing a claim ( all the options in Claim-Final related to Release button  )

  3. Upon deleting a claim

  4. Upon Void a claim

  5. Pull an existing claim and pull another patient using Binocular search will reload the claim with new patient.

Bug 552: Anesthesia to be checked always for Anesthesia practice whenever existing claim pulled

Anesthesia checkbox will be checked for existing claims pulled

Workflow:

  • Pre-requisite A - PAWebapp > Settings > Account > Anesthesia practice checked and

  • Pre-requisite B - PAWebapp > Settings > Facilities > Anesthesia Facility checkbox checked.

  1. Pull an existing Anesthesia claim

  2. Go to Claim-Detail, the claim will be defaulting to the next ( new ) service line

  3. ‘Anesthesia’ checkbox should be checked.

Bug 541: Corrected text of Bulk Rebill pop-up

Workflow:

  1. Pull “Pending Payer Paper Claim” bucket

  2. Click on Bulk Rebill button

  3. In the popup box check the “Take these claims off hold” box and click Ok

  4. The next popup box will now show text as  “ These claims will be moved to Awaiting Claim File Creation’

Bug 575: Claim-General > Tab order

Billing Applet> Claim-General > Tab Order on ‘Relevant Dates’ and ‘Condition Related’ is fixed.

Corrected Tab Order is now from Current: --> Date control--> show last --> Other: --> .... --> Claim Detail Window




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