Trial Daily Report
A function of the Daily Report selection of the Report menu, the Trial Daily Report allows the practice the ability to verify or correct the daily financial data entries before performing a Daily Close.
A highly customizable form used by medical practitioners and clinicians that can be quickly completed and submitted by the patient to an insurance company or employer for reimbursement.
In-depth information about an illness or injry that is always required for Workers' Compensation claims and sometimes needed for other claims. This is also the name of a screen found in the Procedure Entry phase of The Medical Manager software. Ailment Detail can be thought of as the "other information" needed on the CMS-1500 form.
Type of Service (TOS)
This is a series of standardized codes that indicate the type of service performed for the patient (e.g. Medical Care, Surgery). These codes are maintained in the support files of the system for ease of use and access
A field on the Ailment Detail screen that allows the user to enter a specific comment about why the Ailment Detail is being created for the patient. For example, if a patient is being treated for a work-related injury (such as a back injury) that will be billed to the patient's employer's Workers' Compensation Policy, it will be necessary for the physician to enter a complete Ailment Detail for the patient. In the Comment field on the Ailment Detail screen, the physician may enter "WC Back" to indicate that this is a back injury that will be billed to Workers' Compensation.
Date of Service (DOS)
a date that is entered for repetitive procedures, such as allergy shots given weekly or on an ongoing basis over time. This is accomplished by typing the first date and pressing ENTER for the From Date and then keying the second date and pressing Enter for the to Date.
A standardized form created by the American Medical Association insurance billing purposes. This health insurance claims form contains spaces for information that is most typically requested by insurance companies and is accepted by most government and private insurance companies (Formerly designated as HCFA-1500.
The services the doctor provides to a patient are called procedures that are identified by a procedure code number. Typical procedures include office visits, injections, radiographs, appendectomy sutures, and other services.
The overall financial accounting for the entire practice. This includes the accounts receivable, the accounts payable, the payroll, and other accounting stages, The Medical Manager software is the accounts receivable portion of a general ledger.
The activity of recording business transactions such as the process of typing information from a source document, such as an encounter from, into the Procedure Entry screen; or typing in payments from an EOB to the Patient Payments window.