PCC has a wide range of tools that help you keep your personal A/R under control. From collecting copays and generating bills, to bill follow-up and sending accounts to collections, PCC tools can make you more productive.
Every time you generate a batch of bills, Partner keeps a record in the Bill Log (billlog) program. You can use billlog to review details about your bill batches, find out who received a bill in each bill run, research why a family did not receive a bill, or examine a digital copy of any personal bill.
A billing message is a brief note that appears on a personal bill. Both paper and electronic bills can include a customized billing message. You can enter a family-specific billing message on the notes page of the Family Editor (fame). You can also use the billmsg program to change the billing messages that appear on all of your Normal, 30, 60, 90 and 120-day bills. Here are a few examples of messages that offices use:
Sometimes a credit should be written off and counted as income to your practice. For example, if an account credit or insurance overpayment remains on your books for several years, your practice may decide to write it off and treat it as revenue.
If a family does not have insurance, or the family won’t be using insurance for an encounter, then a pediatric practices needs to provide a “Good Faith Estimate” for the cost of care when an encounter is scheduled more than 3 days in advance.