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- Here are some related articles in Manage and Administer Your PCC Tools > Configure Partner and Billing Functions:
- When you need to add a new CPT code to your PCC system, create a new version of a code that includes modifiers, or adjust your practice's prices for procedures, use the Table Editor found in PCC's under-the-hood Practice Management window.
- Use the Billing Configuration tool to configure billing behaviors of procedures and diagnoses and the Billing screen in PCC EHR. Follow the procedures below to open the Billing Configuration tool and make changes.
- Your office may have a front-desk printer for receipts, a chart room printer for encounter forms, and a back office printer for everything else. When you log in, you may have printer needs that are particular for you, or particular for where you are working today.
checkout, and nimms programs have appointment lists that make selecting a patient fast and easy. Instead of typing in a patient's name, you can pick from a list of patient appointments. When you need to, you can skip the list and enter a name, but the appointment lists save time and reduce mistakes.
- Tables are lists of items your system reuses between Partner programs as well as PCC EHR. Partner's tables include your practice's list of insurance policies, your practice's physicians, visit reasons, abbreviations, procedures, diagnoses and others.
- Snap Codes are groups of procedures and diagnoses that you can post all at once, by entering a single word or phrase.
- When you post charges for immunizations, there are also a series of codes with multiple units that need to appear for the immunization administration. Partner's Snap Codes feature can help your practice post those procedures and diagnoses.
- Partner can track contract fee schedules, also known as allowables, in the Contract Fee Schedule Editor (
allowedit). You can create and manage multiple contract rates, make changes to expected fees that will occur after a specific date, and assign the completed contract fee schedules to selected insurance plans. The Post Insurance Payments (
pip) program will then display the contracted fee or "Allowed" amount when posting payments for charges pending those insurance plans.
- A Special Information File, sometimes called an I-bar file, controls how each procedure will be treated for an insurance company. Some insurance companies require different copay amounts for different types of visits. You may have special procedures that should only pend to certain insurance companies. Maybe you use different fee schedules for a medicaid insurance plan. All of these needs and more can be met with a custom I-bar file.
- The Partner
snomedmapprogram is a set of custom reports that you can use to understand the relationship between different code sets you use on your PCC system.
- Read this article to learn about configuration options and implementation recommendations for the Post Charges features in PCC EHR.