PatientKeeper Introduces Industry-First Self-Service Tool for Charge Capture Software Users to Manage Code Edits
Medical billers and coders now can quickly tailor code edits to the specific needs of their department or organization to ensure coding compliance, support quality initiatives
WALTHAM, Mass. – June 30, 2014 – PatientKeeper® Inc., a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today launched a new tool that enables medical billers and coders who use PatientKeeper Charge Capture™ software to manage code edits for their department or organization from their own workstations. The code edit management rules engine – the first of its kind in the healthcare IT industry – enables users to create custom code edits and turn existing code edits on and off, easily with just a few clicks, to facilitate coding compliance, ensure complete and accurate charges entering the revenue cycle, and support organizational quality initiatives.
The introduction of a user-facing code edit management tool is part of PatientKeeper’s initiative to put more power in the hands of its users, so they can quickly respond to changes in a highly dynamic healthcare environment, and maximize the value of their charge capture system by personalizing it to the specific needs of their practice or hospital. Other elements within PatientKeeper Charge Capture that are easily tailored by users include the newly redesigned patient list, all code lists, the physician charge screen, and custom workflows to support specialized billing.
PatientKeeper’s EHR optimization software solutions streamline clinician workflow, improve care team collaboration, and fill functional gaps in existing hospital EHR systems. With PatientKeeper as the “system of engagement” complementing the EHR, clinicians can easily access and act on all their patient information from PCs, smartphones and tablets. PatientKeeper has more than 70,000 active users today. For more information about PatientKeeper, visit www.patientkeeper.com or call (781) 373-6100.