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1Patient Charges in Meditech 6.1 Imaging and Therapeutics Services (ITS)
2Getting Started Locate the Charging Desktop This can be within your usual job or set up as a “Second Job”The charging process includes a Desktop and routines for related reports and statistics.
3ITS requires a Site Site designations assist in reporting and statistics.For instance, Rehab charges entered for RoseHill, Mt Airy and Urbana are automaticallysegregated in all reports and statistics.This segregation is passed on to billing wherethe same item can be charged a differentamount depending on the site where theservice was preformed.
4Always verify your Site For hospital baseddepartments, “MAIN” willautomatically default in.If you ONLY work at one site,that will default in for you.If you work at more than onesite, one of them will defaultand you must change it tomatch the site you arecharging for.
5Define your Department Most staff charge for only one department.That department will default in behind the scenes and you will never see this screen.
6Entering ChargesUse Find Patient to locate your patientChoose to enter a New OrderPatient Charges allows for: timed charges, assigning modifiers, technicians and performing provider as required.
7Follow your Procedures for Charge Entry Only your category will be in the look-upSay YES if your charges requires Performing Provider.Specify which Provider for these chargesAdjust date to match date patient was treated.You can back date up to 45 daysIf your department wants to keep stats on how many procedures each person does, fill in the Technologist field.This can be defaulted also
8Charges are ready to file Before filing these items can be adjusted
9If you are entering a Timed Charge Enter beginning date/time and ending date/time.Elapsed time is automatically calculated.BAR Comment not needed.
10If your department requires Modifiers, you are prompted to add them after you file the charges Highlight each item individually, use the look-up, choose the modifier.Then “OK”
11Back on the Worklist Other functions – Charge Credit Change quantity, You ordered 10, you are crediting 5. Billing comment is not needed
12Other function – Edit Batch Edit Status (Cancel), Change Order Source or Technologist
13Other Buttons * View Detail * Preferences See next slides If you do scheduling, you can access your scheduling desktop from here.If you charge for more than one site, you can change here without going back to home screen.
14Other Function – View Detail The detail of the order you choose includes the audit trail.
15Other Functions - Preferences Allows you to change the items you see on the worklistWorklist Preferences determine:* What status of charges you are viewingYour default is Complete and Logged (in-case an order has notbeen moved to Complete status)* How far in the past do you want to view the charges (based onService Date)Your default is T-3 through today* What category of charges you have access to in chargeentryYou only see categories assigned to your department
16Preferences Edit Screen You should only edit the ORDERS tabCREATE LIST, don’t SAVEIf your selections get all confused after editing and saving, use RESTORE DEFAULTS and start again
17Billing ReportsThe Billing List must be printed and reviewed for accuracy and completeness within 24 hours after entering patient chargesThe Billing List must be kept by the department for 3 months and be available if there are billing questions.
18Billing Reports - continued Patient Billing Activity lists one patient’s charges for a time frame you specify.This is frequently used when answering questions about a specific patient.
19How to get more information Choose any billing or statistical report and use the question mark at the bottom on the page to get detailed informationClick the question mark in the lower right corner of your screen for information on how to run the report and all about the information you get.
20The EndPlease submit questions to your trainer, or to your department Super User.Thank You!!