Printing Bills

Printing Bills
Chapter 25
• Print a bill (invoice)
Key Concepts
• Electronically transmitted
• Clearing house
• State required forms for workers’
• Print bills in batches
• Invoice processor
Printing Bills
• After billing staff creates bill for encounter
MedTrak accumulates bill along with all of bills tat
have been printed (or electronically transmitted)
on Bills Ready to be Processed Dashboard-Figure
• MedTrak allows user to print bills in batches, print
individually or send electronically to a
clearinghouse for transmission to payer
• Access Billing Menu off MedTrak Main Menu click
Bills to be Processed button
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Printing Bills
• Screen is divided into different types of bills
that a medical entity could send out to payers
• Bills can be printed for mailing
• Transmitted for electronic submission
• Be mailed to companies (employers),
insurance companies, patients on either
CMS1500 form or in MedTrak invoice format
Printing Bills
• Bills can be sent electronically to
clearinghouses that handle group health
workers’ compensation which requires
sending additional supporting info attached to
CMS1500, the patient’s chart, and any
required forms based on state regulations
• State of California requires that patient’s chart
and DFR(Doctor’s First Report) accompany
CMS1500 for initial injury patient visit
Printing Bills
• Typically, billing staff will print or transmit all
bills in one category at a time
• To locate a bill to print-place cursor in
command field next to Insurance-CMS1500
category and click View Bills button
• Next screen is Invoices, Unprinted, CMS1500’s,
Not Bill Elec screen-Figure 25-2
• This screen normally lists many invoices
Printing Bills
• The following options are available:
• Payer Display-invoices can be displayed by:
– All payers
– Patient name
– Insurance company name
– Employer name
– Other payer group name
Printing Bills
• Display Order-the view of invoices can be
sorted by:
– Date of service
– Payer name
– Patient name
– Employer name
– Invoice number
– Case number
– Social security number
Printing Bills
• Show All Invoices-regardless of whether the balance owed
by payer is zero or not
• Show Only Non-Zero Balances Invoices-only positive or
negative balances
• Search-to quickly search for an invoice based on type of
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• The Invoices, Unprinted, CMS1500’s Not Bill Elec screen
refreshes with message “Report sent to printer/queue…” at
top-Figure 25-3
• Click Exit screen button to return to Bills Ready to be
Processed screen-Figure 25-4
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Printing The Blue Cross CMS1500 For
Mr. Baker
• You will need to print your patient’s CMS1500
to Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan to turn
in for your assignment
• Do This! Pg. 316

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