MediChat Newsletter October 2021
For Our Valued Customer
From Integrated Health Care
For your Medisoft Software
In this issue:
Medisoft Version 26 Sale
ICD-10 Code Claim Rejections
Claim Denial Prevention Strategies
New 10 Digit Dialing
New 464 Area Code in Illinois
Phone Support Special
Medisoft Version 26 - Save up to 45%
If you are on Medisoft Versions 23 and older;
You are missing out on some helpful features.
Now is a Great Time to Upgrade!
Medisoft Version 26 is available for Pre-Sale!
For a limited time, you can reserve your upgrade at a discounted rate.
If you order by November 18, 2021
Please call Integrated Health Care for details.
Option 1 for Medisoft Sales
CGM Medisoft© is a proven, trusted, and affordable practice management
Solution designed to simplify the way you run your practice.
For detailed information and to view a video,
Please go to our website: www.ihctech.com
Click on the section: Medisoft Version 26
New features added to Medisoft Version 26
- Now you can search by a patient’s date of birth (DOB)
- Cures Act Reporting & Demographic Requirements
- Monitor Practice Performance with A New Financial KPI Dashboard
- Easily Write-Off Adjustments from AR Tracker *
- AR Tracker is in Medisoft Advanced & Network Professional only
- Enhance Practice Security with New Password Requirements
- CGM CONNECTION, Integrate Your Schedule with Patient Reminder Tool **
- ** CGM CONNECTION is priced separately
SEE THE MATRIX ON OUR WEBSITE FOR ALL FEATURES ADDED SINCE VERSION 19!
ICD-10 code change claim rejections
Blue Cross of Illinois is having claim rejections
on some of the new ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes
This is being worked on by their EDI Department.
This would be for Dates of Services on/or after 10/1/2021
5 Proven Denial Prevention Strategies for Your Medical Practice
Medical coding and billing involve complex processes that differ depending on the patient,
Insurer and procedure. Even the most diligent practices experience claim denials,
but knowing the most common mistakes can help you take steps to avoid them.
Let’s take a closer look at five common billing mistakes that can
cause denials and how to avoid them.
Click on this link to see the newsletter & video:
10-digit dialing will be required for local calls
The 708 Area code will now require you to dial the 10-digit number
(The area code + telephone number) This includes Faxes.
This is due to changes starting in July 2022 of a new number 9-8-8
The 988 calls will route to the existing National Suicide Prevention of 800-273-8255
Many other area codes will also require this change.
FCC Designates 988 as a Nationwide Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Number
Website for more information:
New Area Code 464 is coming
Chicago’s southern suburbs will receive a new telephone area code
this 464 area code will overlay the 708 area code.
This will be available when all assignable prefixes in
the 708 area code have been exhausted,
That's not expected to occur until January 2022
Reduced Phone Support Price Special
Our Medisoft Phone support has been reduced to $99.00 Per Hour
If purchased before 12/31/2021