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encounter form a form that contains most common procedures and diagnosis including patient name,address,and billing information
guarantor person responsible for paying the bill
medical practiv management software software used to schedule patients, submit elctoronic claims to the insurance company and perform simplified accounting procedure
medisoft a medical practice management software system for use in the medical office
provider a general term reffering to physician, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner
sidebar a feature in medisoft that allows you to access many features quickly
superbill another name for encounter form
cases a group of transactions for a particular patients condition
health insurance provide protection for patients against the finiancial consequences of illness, accidents, injuries, and disabilities
managed care prepaid health plans that provide health care services at a low cost
third party payers someone other than the patient who is responsible for paying the medical bill. typically the insurance company
appointment books books that list all providers in the practice and their scheduled appointments
cluster scheduling scheduling that groups similar procedures together at the same time of the week
consultation appointments appointments in which the patient seeks the advice of another provider
double booking scheduling two appointments at the same time
emergency appointments appointments that require quick response, these can be life threatning
individual scheduling each patient is givin a predetermined time slot
modified wave scheduling patients are scheduled every 15 minutes
new patient appointments a new patient first arrival at the medical office
physical appointments examinations for checking growth
preoperative appointments scheduled appointments for patients having surgery
resource a provider, room, nurse, technician, or machine that can be created in Medisoft hours
routine appointments follow up visits and acute diagnostic visits
scheduling matrix a pattern of working and non working hours, for the medical office
Created by: secretsluv