Part of the dialy close function that lists all checks posted during 1 day. All checks posted for each doctor. The check register would include the check number, amount, and from whom the payment was posted into the system.
The universally accepted claim form utilized to submit charges for physician and outpatient services.
An end-of-day report detailing all of the transactions that were posted during the day. Also called Daily close. you may run a trial Daily Close to check that the informatin you entered was correctly posted, and run the final Daily Close to actually close the day's business.
Date of Service
from date/to date (DOS) can be entered for repetitive procedures, such as allergy shots given weekly or on an ongoing basis over time
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. Also see encounter form.
Trial Daily Report
A function of the Daily Report selection of the reports menu that allows the practice the ability to verify or correct the daily financial data entries before performing a Daily Close
This refers to a patient who is accommodated into the practice's appointment schedule, rather than having a scheduled appt. If a patient brings her child with her to the doctors during her normally scheduled appt because her child is ill, and encouter form will need to be created for that child. However, because the woucher numbers on encounter forms are generally preassigned to the patients scheduled to see the physicians that day, an encounter form with a sequentially assigned voucher number will not be available.
The activity of recording business transactions such as the process of typing information from a source document, such as an encounter form, into the procedure Entery Screen, or typing in payments from an EOB to the Patient Payment window.
Place of service (POS)
This field contains the number representing the place where the service was performed. Medical Manager has an internal, one digit code that corresponds to different coding systems used by different insurance companies & agencies. The codes are provided to an insurance company on an insurance form, they will automatically be cross-referenced to the correct code for that company.
This is a printed list of the most common procedures and treatments performed by the doctor. The doctor uses this paper form to indicate the procedures or treatmetn performed for the patient as well as the diagnosis for the patient's condition, also see superbill.
Account number sequence
The next base account number available to be assigned to a new guarantor., for example, if account 1-30 have been assigned, the next available sequential number is 31. (2) The next account number siffix to be assinged to a dependent of an account, example if an account has the number 30.0 and 30.1, the next account number sequence to be assigned to a dependent of this account is 30.2
to modify a record
A chronological listing of all procedures and associated diagnosis for the account.
Referring doctor file
This is a database file which contains all pertinent information about health care providers who refer their patients to your practice. This same file is also used by the PCP to refer their patients for further evauation or specialized treatment
Insured party file
A file which provides the detailed dinformation of the insured party including their name, address, and insurance ID number
Edit ailment records
A procedure that is used to modify or delete the patient's CONDITION/DIAGNOSIS detail from when it was originally created. For example, as when a patient's condition improves, this function opens the edit ailment detail screen to edit/enter beginning and end dates for the diagnosis.
The process by which an account information is retrieved from the database. There are several methods to retrieve an account. From any account retrieval window, for example, one may use just the question mark (?), the question mark with the first letter of the guarantor's name (?C), or key in the full account number.
Support file maintenance
one of several selections on the file maintenance menu windows. When chosen, the option allows the user to add or modify a variety of files that directly support essential needs of the practice such as procedure code file.
Edit activity records
A procedure that is used to modify or delete CHARGES that were posted through Procedure Entry. Deletion can only occur on charges before they are daily closed. After close, the activity may be edited, but neither the doctor number nor the amount of the charge can be changed.
A Medical Manager term meaning to Edit