Presentation on theme: "Practice Insight Instructional Webinar Series Eligibility Manager"— Presentation transcript:
1 Practice Insight Instructional Webinar Series Eligibility Manager Presented by:Shaun McAnulty – Product Training Specialist
2 Key Items Eligibility Cycle Eligibility Formats Submission Methods What is Eligibility ManagerEditing Eligibility RequestsEnhanced Eligibility- BetaQuestions
3 During testing requests can be marked Invalid. Eligibility CycleDuring testing requests can be marked Invalid.
4 Eligibility Formats ANSI 270 File from Practice Management Software Proprietary Eligibility Flat FileAdd-One button in Eligibility ManagerResponse FormatsANSI 271HTML (New format available)
5 Submission Methods Manual Automated(270 or Flat File)ManualHTTPS: An individual request is submitted with a payer response returned.SFTP: Batch mode sends multiple requests and the 271 responses are posted in a response directory for pick up by your Practice Management System.Using the Upload Files button.ADD-One: Manually enter eligibility information and submit a request.On-Demand from a Claim.
6 Eligibility in Claim Manager Any claim with a RED E will allow you to run a Real-Time Eligibility check if the option is turned on. Simply hit E for Eligibility or use your Right Click feature and the Response is returned.
7 What is Eligibility Manager? Is the main location where users can search, work, edit, view and add eligibility requests.All responses and request history are also located here to view at any time.The layout is similar to Claim Manager.
8 F1 Online HelpSome questions you may have about the application may be answered in the online help guide!Each subsection is broken down and shows field descriptions and definitions.Allows keyword searching
9 Using these fields can aid in returning results! ADD-OneUsing these fields can aid in returning results!Eligibility Request can be added manually by clicking ADD-One buttonAll Required fields are designated by an * (in yellow)Practice Insight creates 270 to send to payerThen a Response is displayed
10 Eligibility Response With conflicting data displayed in Red* Display the 271 in user friendly formatStylistic and consistent layout based on what the payer sends back.With conflicting data displayed in Red*
11 Eligibility Invalids & Rejects RejectedInvalid requests are never sent to the payerCaused by missing required dataCommon invalid reasonsThis payer isn’t setup for eligibilitySubscriber name and ID number not enteredNo provider selectedProvider not enrolled for CMS eligibility requestSent to payer and rejected for reason givenCommon rejection reasonsUnable to respond at the current time please resubmit the transactionSubscriber/ insured not foundPatient not coveredIncorrect member ID
12 OverviewMANAGE Enrollment: Will allow user to setup a providers username/login for payer websites for Enhanced Eligibility.UPLOAD file: Button brings up a dialog box where the user can select a 270 / 271 file, or a CSV flat file to upload into the EDI software.
13 SELECT Records: Displays eligibility requests based upon the criteria entered in the fields of the Eligibility Selection Criteria View.CLEAR Selections: Allows the user to clear all information from the Eligibility Selection Criteria fields.DOWNLOAD 271: Allows the user to create a batch 271 response file to return to the Practice Management System.All selected records in the Eligibility List View can be batched into a 271 and downloaded to the local PC. This file can be loaded into the Practice Management System if the software has the ability to import and read the ANSI 271 transactions.PRINT Detail: Displays the complete, printable report of the Eligibility and Benefit Information for each selected eligibility request.PRINT List: Allows the user to print a list of all selected eligibility requests in the Eligibility List View.Information on the Eligibility Request List includes the EDI ID, Eligibility Request Status, Patient Name, Payer ID, Co-pay Amounts, Primary Care Provider, Coverage Status, and Date of Service.
14 ADD One: Allows the user to manually add an eligibility request. Fields with an asterisk ( Payer ID, Provider ID, Service Type, Last Name, First Name, and Member ID ) are required fields.EDIT: Allows the user to edit an existing eligibility request.REALTIME Check: The user can manually check the real-time status of the selected eligibility request.Once the check is complete and the 271 is received back from the insurance payer, the Eligibility and Benefit Information screen will appear.
15 VIEW Change Log: Displays a report that shows all of the changes that have been made to a specific eligibility request.This report also shows the full history of the eligibility request at the bottom.
16 Right Click Options Options in Selection View Options for Status Message View
17 Helpful Tips & UsesTask Manager* can be paired with Eligibility to work all your invalid & rejected requests easily.Using the Print List button when selecting an upload file for a specific day allows you to print a quick check in sheet for front office use.The list of active Eligibility payers can be found by pressing [F4] on the Payer ID field or by printing a list via Search Tools*If you don’t currently have Task Manager (Customers= contact your Vendor)(Vendors= contact your support representative at Practice Insight)
18 Task ManagerWith Task Manager users can easily build Eligibility tasks to monitor, work, and organize their 270/271’s.Most common Task for Eligibility would be Invalid & Rejected Eligibility Requests.You can also build Tasks to pull a specific upload date.
19 Enhanced EligibilityWe can use a Providers Login on the Payers website to return Eligibility responses.Manage Enrollment is where you are able to enter and manage individual login and passwords for Payers websites which we use to access the eligibility information. We are currently in Beta-testing if interested please let your vendor know.
21 Who To ContactCustomers: If you do not have Eligibility Manager or have any further questions on Eligibility Manager please contact your VendorVendors: Contact your Practice Insight support representative with any questions on todays webinar.
22 Survey Your chance to give feedback Request new topics Ask other questions