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490

Released on 2017-12-18

About This Release

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0.0.490. Please review the attached list of new features & benefits carefully.

 

BACKUPS MUST ALWAYS BE MADE PRIOR TO PERFORMING AN UPDATE.

UPDATES CAN TAKE TIME TO COMPLETE - BE PATIENT AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY – NEVER INTERRUPT AN UPDATE.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR SUPPORT DEPARTMENT FOR ASSISTANCE IF YOU ARE AT ALL UNSURE OF THIS PROCESS.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support department via email at support@practiceperfectemr.com or via phone at (877) 510-7473.

Thanks again for your continued support!

 

General & Setup

Pracitce Perfect University:

Our YouTube library of instructional videos can now be accessed by going into Help, About and clicking on the University link.

Scheduler

The Red Lines:

Some love them, some don't! They can now be turned off and on, by user, from Settings, Customize Schedule, Appointment Cell and ticking whether or not to Indicate current time on scheduler. Also, issues with a double red-line for double-booked appointment slots have been corrected.

Financial

Client Statements:

There are have been a number of changes/fixes for the new client statements, as follows:

  • A slightly smaller font has been used for some fields in order to fit more information in the columns.
  • The limit of 5000 clients being selected/flagged at-a-time for statement production has been removed.
  • Payor adjustments were not being shown when the Show day totals only option was selected - this has been corrected.
  • Unapplied payments were not always being shown properly - this has been corrected.
  • If a patient had a Guardian, that Guardian's name would carry-forward onto subsequent statements - this has been corrected.

 

Financial

Generic Invoice/Receipt printing:

"Card type" was being cut-off when printed in the Tear-Off/Reply section of these invoices - this has been corrected.

Financial

Billing Rules & Sales Tax:

A new tick box can now be found in the Client Billing Rules tab called Include Tax. If selected, Billing Rules that are amount-based will count down including any indicated sales taxes.

Reporting

Revenue Report:

Body Part has now been added as a new filter to this report allowing users to see all revenue related to a specific area of the body.

Reporting

Client Listing (Canadian only):

A client's Health # will now be included in the exported version of the Client Listing. 

Reporting

Invoice Journal:

Zone has been added as a new filter to this report.

Reporting

Payment Application report:

Zone has been added as a new filter to this report.

Reporting

Payment Application report:

An error that occured sometimes in the summary section of this report has been corrected.

Reporting

Billing Sheets:

The option to Show details orderded by appointment time was not working properly on this report - this has been corrected.

Reporting

Referral/Assessment report:

The exported version of this report was not including clients that may have had any deleted incidents. The 4th Diagnostic Code & Description was also being reported incorretly at times. Both of these issues have been corrected.

Reporting

Revenue Trend report:

Fee Type has been added as a filter on this report.

Reporting

Labels:

When printing Client mailing labels, there was a restriction that only up to 5000 clients could be seletced/flagged at any one time - this restriction has been removed.

Reporting

Revenue Report:

A new Export tick box has been added to this report's options. If selected, the Revenue Report raw data will be exported to a CSV file format.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Customized Documents:

Eight new fields have been added to the Customized Document field definitions that will allow Daily Notes to be brought-forward, as follows:

  • Initial Subjective
  • Initial Objective
  • Initial Assessment
  • Initial Plan
  • Most Recent Subjective
  • Most Recent Objective
  • Most Recent Assessment
  • Most Recent Plan

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Progress Notes:

When printing multiple daily Progress Notes using the compact version, a page break was appearing between each note - this has been removed.

Web Version

Contact Log:

The Contact Log has been added to the web version of Practice Perfect! It can be accessed through the same icon as the desktop version.

Patient Portal

Client Self-Booking:

The Province/State of the clinic displayed when a new appointment was booked was being displayed incorrectly - this has been fixed.

US Billing Specific

October 2017 ICD10 changes:

CMS changes to the ICD10 coding system have been implented in this release. Several codes have delisted, added or have had their descriptions slightly altered.

US Billing Specific

EDI835 Remittance Processing:

$0 payments made through EDI835 Remittance Processing will now appear as a $0 payment, with all of the relevant details, on the financial activity screens and reports instead of simply being disregarded.

Canadian Billing Specific

Ontario MVA HCAI:

Invalid characters submitted are now converted into ESC-style so that they can be submitted to HCAI. This is an internal change only. Any errors related to invalid characters will no longer occur.

Canadian Billing Specific

Ontario OHIP/Ministry of Health:

A list of the most popular MOH claim submission/rejection errors will now be printed at the bottom of the OHIP Rejection Report.

Canadian Billing Specific

Telus Health/Eclaims:

Several technical changes were made to the Telus claims integration, as follows:

  • Fixed a bug that did not invalidate invoices if there were communication issues with Telus
  • Update to support POS v5.4
  • "Johnston Group" renamed to "Johnston Group Inc."
  • "ClaimSecure" can now be a primary payor.