Tag: Policy

How to Register a New Patient

New Patient Registration The first step in the clinic process is to register your new patient. To do so, click on “Registration” in the Menu Navigation Bar.     Pending Registrations When the Registration page loads, any Pending Registrations that have previously been saved will show up on the Registrations screen. For more details on..

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Medicare MBI Numbers

Medicare Changes! New MBI to be released 4/1/2018 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. This change will involve new identification numbers and new Medicare cards for all people with Medicare beginning in April 2018.  Your patients will start to see new Health Insurance Claim Numbers..

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Color Coding on Appointment Calendar

Color Coding The MedSoft Appointment Calendar utilizes color coding to assist your clinic in easily identifying a patient’s policy type. The color of each appointment corresponds with the patient’s Policy Type. In the screen shot below, you can see each of the designated colors; Policy types have been included as the appointment subject line for..

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Expiring Policies, Authorizations, and Prescriptions

  There are many subtle nuances to clinic management. One of these is ensuring that you are always up-to-date with Patient Insurance Policies, Authorizations, and Prescriptions. Treating a patient whose Policy/Authorization/Prescription has already expired costs your clinic money. If you’re not finding out about an expiration until billing gets rejected, you’ve lost valuable time and..

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Quick Tips: Policy “N/A” box for Visits

Reminder: N/A Option Available for Visit Count On September 4, a MedSoft update was released that allowed users to select “N/A” as an option for the Policy Visit Count. This option is available: when Adding A Policy at initial Registration when Editing A Policy in the Patient Center   When Should the “N/A” box be checked?..

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2018 Annual Policy Reset

It’s that time of year again – we are approaching the Annual Policy Reset!   What is the Annual Policy Reset? We at CAVU realize that most patients’ policies will reset as we begin the new calendar year. In an effort to decrease the workload for your clinic in updating policies, MedSoft will automatically reset..

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CAVU Billing: Policy Hints

Insurance and Policy Tips   Insurance Effective Date: The date the patient got insurance Insurance Term Date: This should be left blank unless the patient’s insurance has actually termed. Please do NOT term a Medicare policy if the patient switches over to cash. Leave the term date blank, open a Cash account, and link the two accounts…

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