VERSION 10.0 FEATURES
Appointment Wait List
Schedule “favorites” saved per user
Insurance Claim Scrubbing with
E-mail and E-Fax Documents and Reports
Practice Spotlight Tool
Compound Diagnosis Codes
Patient and Insurance Billing
Medicare, CMS 1500, and UB92 claims
Electronic claims processing
Estimates and treatment plans
Group appointment scheduling
Custom statements with your own logo
Custom letters, labels and postcards
Sales tax reporting
Multi-level password security
Convenient phone dialer
Flexible aging and ledger formats
Complete set of management reports
Modifiable forms and database
Finance charges and payment contracts
Integrated report writer
Charts and graphs
Patient recall via letters, postcards and e-mailHIPAA management tools
Native multi-platform support (Windows, Mac, Linux)
Backup data without making others exit the program. Program does not require exclusive use of the data files to perform a backup. New ability to perform an inventory update, update a fee schedule and other functions without making others exit the program.
Enhanced multi-user features allowing concurrent editing of the same record with Smart Field updating. The program will either auto-number the patients, guarantor, insurance, and addresses with numerical coding or alphanumeric coding.
New Edit buttons on record screens that prevent accidental editing of forms.
New Accept buttons throughout the edit forms making it more obvious in the program when you are saving changes.
Now mark any patient, guarantor, procedure code or address file record, as “inactive.” The code will not appear in the search list or as you scroll through the details unless you choose to see the inactive records. This feature is very important for the referential integrity of the system. Codes that have been created and used in the system cannot be deleted, but can now be marked “inactive”.
Under the Utilities menu option V7 now has a Record Statistics option that lists the number of patients, number of bills, and the number of billing service lines currently in the system. Unlimited length for text fields, including Code and Name fields. Spell correction from any field. Co-pay can be recorded at patient file and applied to bill later.
Unlimited Appointment Templates can be created by provider using custom colors and time frames.
Visit Types: In Appointment Templates you can choose Visit Types that force the use of a selected visit type when scheduling appointments.
Blocked Time Slots: In Templates you can block days and times so that appointments cannot be scheduled.
The “Appointment Reason” field is now viewable directly from the Appointment window in the daily view.
Preferred Phone Field: Select a preferred phone number in patient file and it will become the default for that patient in the appointment screen.
Ability to Search on Visit Type: You can now search for a free appointment by Visit Type.
Concurrency: Now set a Concurrency Limit during a search if you want to book more than one appointment per time slot.
New Tabular format in the Appointment Detail. This function was formerly handled by buttons in Detail screen. Use Tabs for Repeat Appointments, Multi Schedule, and Notes. Reasons are all located on specific tabs.
The Day Sheet, Transaction Journal, Practice Analysis, Insurance Payment Analysis and Patient Encounter Form (EMR only) are now fully customizable through the Design Custom Forms screen.
The Day Sheet, Transaction Journal and Practice Analysis can now be sorted by any field in the billing _detail information and are displayed in ascending or descending order.
Import and Export Columnar, and Form based reports.
Export the results of SQL window queries to a comma-delimited file for use in other programs. This is an excellent reporting tool.
Improved WYSIWYG report writer with cross-hair guidelines, snap-to thresholds, nudging, auto-spacing, section masking and locking. New “Smart” data field relationships in report creation so that you do not have to understand or specify the relationships.
New Cross-hair grid guidelines to help position fields on the form view of the report writer screen.
Now Align Objects by “nudging” in report writer.
New Auto Spacing options in the report writer.
New mathematical calculation capabilities for columnar reports.
Virtually unlimited “Undo” capability in the WYSIWYG report writer.
Sort claims batches using any combination of fields (up to three levels)
“Maximum Claims to Process" option when batching claims
The Batch Payments feature is now easier, more user-friendly and more powerful than ever.
Auto bill Secondary Insurance and or Patient after the Primary has paid
Note - AltaPoint is NOT Compatible with Windows VISTA
Most standard laser, inkjet, or dot-matrix printers will work with AltaPoint. Xerox Printers and most multi-function printers are not recommended for use with AltaPoint.
For Digital Imaging: A digital camera or scanner that can produce Windows BMP and JPEG files.
For speech recognition: Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 3.5 or later (purchased separately), Pentium III or AMD K6-3 recommended. A sound card or built-in audio system that meets the Dragon Systems hardware requirements.
If you would like to be able to host AltaPoint on our ASP (HIPAA Compliant Secure Server) for easy remote access and backup, contact AMBA at 580 622-2624