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Released on 2017-06-12

About This Release

We are pleased to announce the official release of Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software Version 2.0.0.479 Please review the attached list of new features & benefits carefully.

 

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Clients

Client Record:

Telus-related fields on screens with lower resolution (bigger fonts) were not appear on Billing Rules and Policy/Claim tabs - this has been corrected,

 

Clients

Referral Source:

When selecting an existing client as a Referral Source, the Phone # shown in the drop-down will now reflect the Home Phone # and not the Work Phone #.

General & Setup

Contact Log listing:

The Contact Log listing now allows users to drop-down and select All items, Completed Items and Incomplete items.

 

General & Setup

Interest Application:

A loophole in which Interest charges could be created without an associated Provider has been closed.

 

General & Setup

Security:

The Apply Overpayment security option was not being respected when a service was entered and an unapplied payment was on file This has been corrected.

 

 

General & Setup

Security:

When the View Type = Self and Clients option were selected, documents prepared by other providers were not appearing in the Activities by Document listing - this has been corrected.

 

General & Setup

Security:

Authorized Providers will now be respected on the Activity by Progress Note listing.

 

Reporting

Accounts Receivable Report:

Paid charges related to OHIP that were fully-paid were showing on this report - this has been corrected.

 

Reporting

Client Attendance Report:

Show Client Notes and Show Billing Rule Notes have been added as options to this report.

 

Reporting

Referral Association Report:

This report will now also include each client's VISIT count as well as their revenue.

Reporting

Compensation Report:

A bug that reflected an incorrect quantity total in the summary section has been corrected.

Reporting

Resource Day-at-a-Glance:

This report was not showing each client's diagnostic codes if the previous appointment on the report was 'blocked' time - this has been corrected.

 

Reporting

Client Missing Fields Report:

Sometimes clients imported from legacy (other) software were not appearing on this report - this has been corrected.

 

Reporting

Provider Performance Summary:

Deleted resource hours were being included in total scheduled hours - this has been corrected.

The total of Unscheduled Hours was being calculated incorrectly - this has been corrected.

 

Scheduler

Appointment Booking:

Appointments booked using the Insert key and/or right-click were not respecting the new minimum duration tied to each Fee Code - this has been corrected.

 

Financial

Charge Entry:

A new button called Manual split has been added when entering a charge for a client if there are more than two payors on file and you need to modify the way the charges are split between those payors.

 

Financial

Generic Invoice/Receipt printing:

Lower-case letters that dropped-down below the font line (eg; g,y, p) were sometimes being cut-off - this has been corrected.

Financial

Multi-Payment Entry:

A new column called # Payors has been added to the multi-payment entry panel so that the user can see if other payors exist on the account.

 

Financial

Receipts with Detail printing:

Receipts with Details will now show all providers related to a single charge (if a split fee exists) similar to the Generic Invoice/Receipts.

 

Financial

Invoice Submission Reports:

Invoice #'s and Sub-Totals have been added in to the Invoice Submission reports for OHIP (Canadian), WSIB (Canadian), HCFA (American) and EDI837 (American) invoice styles.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Customized Documents:

When setting up customized documents, Field ID #'s will now be shown in ALL places, where relevant.

 

Clinical Documentation/EMR

Customized Documents & Word-Integrated Documents:

Marital Status, Payor Phone #, Client Occupation and Physician Company have been added as exportable fields to both Customized and Word-merge documents.

 

US Billing Specific

EDI837 Billing Style:

A bug adding an extra space after the Diagnosis pointer has been corrected.

 

US Billing Specific

EDI837 Billing Style:

Remove the limitation to send Initial, Assessment, X-Ray and Injury Date in Loop 2300 when the dates exist. Also fixed the Injury Date missing from the submission, if one existed.

 

Canadian Billing Specific

MVA HCAI Billing Style:

A bug that sometimes caused an Arithmetic Error has been corrected.

 

Canadian Billing Specific

MVA AISI Billing Style:

The printed AISI OCF21B/C invoices have been updated to the most recent October 2016 version.

Canadian Billing Specific

Telus Electronic Invoicing:

Changes to Telus releases 4.0 and 5.0 have been included in this update. This does not represent any changes to the user experience.

Patient Portal

Client Self-Booking:

The Contact tick-box in the Client record (next to each email address) was not being respected when sending client self-booked appointment confirmations - this has been corrected.

Web Version

Clinical Documentation:

Users can now and and edit Phrase Categories and Phrases during daily note and document entry in the same manner as the Windows desktop version.

 

Web Version

Physiotec Integration:

The Physiotec integration function and icon have been added to the web-based clinical documentation functions.