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471

Released on 2017-01-30

About This Release

Description

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0 R471. 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.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Daily Notes:

The icon to recover deleted daily notes had accidentally vanished - this has been fixed.

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Custom Documentation:

Test Results has now been added as a table type which means they can be added to customized documents.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

All Canned and Customized Documents:

The patient's Birthdate will now appear in the footer of all of these documents automatically as another piece of identification.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Goals:

The Goals panel has been radically modified to include a new Goal Percentage field, a new section on exactly what transpired during the Current Visit, which is now highlighted, and a tick box to indicate exactly which goals were dealt with during the current visit called Today. The reports to reflect these changes will be available in the next release along with some additional functionality. This will ultimately lead to the reporting on goal success.

 

Financial

Activities by Payment:

A new filter on the screen now allows the user to select to show All payments, Client payments only or Payor payments only.

 

Financial

Apply Overpayments:

A new icon, Apply Overpayments, now appears on all Financial Activity screens.

 

Clients

Charge Interest/Always show client responsible:

These tick boxes were joined accidentally with both being ticked when one was selected - this has been corrected.

 

General & Setup

Payors:

The Payor Listing report was giving an error when the adjuster information was too lengthy, this has been corrected.

 

Reporting

Billing Sheets:

The Resource drop-down filter was not working for any facilities only have a single location - this has been corrected.

Reporting

Client Attendance report:

The visit count, when run using the service-based option on this report, was incorrect. This has been rectified.

 

Reporting

Compensation report:

This report was not prorating compensation for partial payments when the report was being run based on when services were paid instead of when services occurred.

 

Reporting

Daily Reconciliation report:

A bug in which the payment summary section of this report was not being printed, introduced in R468, has been corrected.

 

Reporting

Provider Performance Summary report:

The number of Units billed now appears as its own statistic under each provider and is totalled for the facility.

 

Reporting

Unpaid Services report:

A bug in which client unpaid claims were not reported when the payor was not first in line has been corrected.

 

Scheduler

Document icon:

If a document (under Activities by Document) was added and was deemed to appear as an icon on the scheduler, and that document was not completed and signed, the icon would still appear regardless. This has been corrected.

 

US Billing Specific

EDI835 Processing:

To improve claim matching, the patient's name will now be taken from the NM1*74*1 segment if its missing from the NM1*QC*1 segment.

 

US Billing Specific

January 2017 Fee Code changes:

The new Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Assessment and Re-Evaluation  CPT codes have been added! These codes will also trigger Functional Limitation reporting, accordingly.

 

Canadian Billing Specific

HCAI Correction:

An issue involving provider license #'s over 6 characters in length being transmitted to HCAI has been corrected.

 

Canadian Billing Specific

Saskatchewan WCB Invoice:

The patient's Health # and Employer will now be included on the printed Saskatchewan WCB invoice.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Telus Integration:

Tweaking on the Telus integration continues with fixes to several small reported errors.