Electronic Billing Center: Claims + A/R

Version 14.8

About Electronic Billing Center: Claims + A/R Tab

Path: Smart Toolbar > Billing button > Claims + A/R tab

The Electronic Billing Center, or eBilling Center, is the one-stop location in Office Practicum where claims are tracked. It lets you view claims from the time they are created until the time they are paid.

The Claims + A/R tab handles current, open, paid, and queued claims.

Electronic Billing Center: Claims + A/R Tab Map

Number
Section
Description

1

Electronic Billing Center Left Tabs

The Electronic Billing Center contains the following tabs:


2
Scope
The Scope selections determine the data available in the Claims + A/R grid. All of the Scope options listed in this panel are available for use in the Claims + A/R tab.

3

Function buttons
The Function buttons change based upon the tab selected. However, some main function buttons appear on every tab. The main function buttons are Edit, Delete, Select All (items), Select None, and Print grid.
4
Daysheet button
The Daysheet button opens the Process the DaySheet window, which sets the parameters and processes the daysheet.
5
Fetch Reports buttons
The Fetch button sends out a request to the clearinghouse to retrieve any payer reports that are available. These reports will vary depending on the clearinghouse and on the individual insurance carrier
6
Process button
The Process button processes any reports that have been received.
7
Post Payment button
The Post Payment button opens the patient's Payments form.
8
Queue (Q) Primary
The Q Primary button places selected claim(s) in a queue for submission to the primary payer.
9
Queue (Q) Secondary
The Q Secondary places selected claim(s) in a queue for submission to the secondary payer.
10
+ Add Status
The + Add Status button adds an entry for the status history of the selected claim.
11
? Check Status button
The ? Check Status button checks the claim status with the payer.
12
Display Criteria
The Display criteria displays the claims in the Claims + A/R grid based upon the claim stage, category, and batch number.  
13
Claims + A/R gridThe Claims + A/R grid displays the claims based upon the display criteria selections.  Claim information include claim number, claim date, patient name, provider, insurance, insured ID, charge, insurance balance, patient balance.
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Expand Grid checkboxThe Expand Grid checkbox expands and collapses the categories within the Superbills grid.