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468

Released on 2016-12-19

About This Release

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0 R468. Please review the attached list of new features & benefits carefully.

 

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Clients

Client Profile Sheet:

The client's Guardian, if one exists, has been added to this report.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Custom Documents:

When printing custom documents, there is now an option entited Don't include provider footer during printing which will, if selected, suppress the printing of the Provider' name, qualifications and credentials.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Daily Notes:

Daily Notes can now be added from appointments booked under Rooms and Equipment, and not just from provider-based bookings.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Goal Entry:

When editing already-entered goals, the ability to add new goals for a specific date was not permitted - this has been corrected.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

MS-Word Integration:

Client Fax Phone #, Home Email and Work Email have been added as fields available for integration.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

EMR Security:

A user could only see their own Activites by Document even if the Self-only option was not selected in their login profile. This has been corrected.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Daily Note printing:

A new option has been added when printing daily notes to include the printing of all servives, to not include services at all or to only include services performed by the authoring provider.

Financial

Payment Receipts:

A 'validation' error was sometimes appearing, this has been corrected.

Financial

Deleting Transfers/Transactions:

Corrected a bug that sometimes did not nullify invoices when transfers or transactions were edited.

General & Setup

Blue Side Bar:

If the client is less than one year old, their Age was not being displayed in the blue side-bar. This has been corrected.

General & Setup

Payors;

The Payor Default Billing Rule tab was showing default Units per Day in a dollar format, this has been corrected.

General & Setup

Providers:

When exporting Provider information to Excel, the Provider Address, Email and Phone # information will now be included.

Scheduler

Waiting List:

The Client Listing on Schedule to show from All locations option will now also reflect in the client drop-down in the Waiting List function.

Reporting

Billing Sheets:

Cancelled and Rebooked appointments were showing on several versions this report and they should not be, this has been corrected.

 

Reporting

Daily Reconciliation Report:

Appointments deemed as Late and not having services attached will now also appear in the Missing Charges section of this report.

Reporting

Office Day At-a-Glance Report:

This report was not picking up Special Shift resources, this has been corrected.

Reporting

Operations Summary:

The Unbilled Services section of this report was not respecting the Use Prediction Value option, this has been corrected.

Reporting

Unbilled Services Report:

A new option has been added to this report entitled Use Predictive Values. If selected, the Unbilled Charges will reflect the predictive values setup for each Fee code for each individual Payor, if present.

Reporting

Payment Application Report:

This report has a new option entitled Use Predictive Values. If selected, the Predictive Value for each Fee code and each specific payor will be reported in the Predict Fee Amount column. If the Applied Payment is less than the Predictive Amount, an `*`will appear at the end of that line indicating that a short payment may have occured.

Reporting

Payment Journal & Payment Application Report:

Both of these reports can now also be filtered by Collection Status.

Reporting

Progess Note Status Report:

The options Based on Services entered and the Status = Missing can now be combined as options on this report which will provide a list of all dates where charges were entered, but no note has been created.

Reporting

Revenue Report:

A new filter has been added to this report entitled Diagnostic Code. By using this filter, you can select to show only services related to a specfic Diagnostic Codes (eg; show all services performed related to Whiplash, etc).

Reporting

Revenue Report:

A bug showing incorrect patient sub-totals when a credit existed on a client's account has been corrected.

US Billing Specific

New January 2017 Evaulation CPT Codes:

This update includes the addition of the new 2017 Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Re-Evaluation CPT Codes. Please remember to fill in your fee schedule for these new services.

US Billing Specific

Functional Limitation Reporting:

CPT codes 92521 and 92523 will now trigger the initial visit Functional Limitation Reporting score entry.

A bug in which the CPT Re-Evaluation codes (eg; 97002) were not triggering Functional Limitation Report score entry when no PQRS measures exist has been corrected.

US Billing Specific

HCFA/eHCFA Invoice Styles:

A new option has been added to the Payor Billing Preferences tab in the HCFA Box 26 setting to now include the Invoice # only in this field on the HCFA/eHCFA forms.

US Billing Specific

HCFA/eHCFA Invoice Styles:

A new option has been added to the Payor Billing Preferences tab in the HCFA Box 15 Show setting to allow the selection of exactly which client key date, and corresponding qualier, will be shown in this field on the HCFA/eHCFA forms.

EDI837 Invoice Style:

A new option has been added to the Payor Billing Preferences tab in the HCFA Box 15 Show setting to allow the selection of exactly which client key date, and corresponding qualier, will be included in the EDI837 claim file.

US Billing Specific

EDI837 Invoice Style:

Loop 010AA can now be forced to contain any NPI #. This setting is found under Payors, Payor Numbers tab in the Override NPI # column.

Canadian Billing Specific

British Columbia Teleplan:

Issues surround the Data Centre # becoming incorrect in certain circumstances has been corrected.