Tips, Tricks, & Things To Remember

August 6, 2009:   If you want to upgrade your laser printer, take a look at the HP LaserJet 4240's new features. With even faster performance, versatile paper handling, superior print quality, and greater expandability, these HP printers offers features that no other printer can match. Call Chip at Avanta if you have any questions in regard to upgrading your system.

Current Avanta & Industry News

July 17, 2009:   Anthem Blue Cross is "going green". Mailed paper remittances (a.k.a. explanation of benefits, EOBs) will cease after August 31 making the electronic version the only option beginning September 1, 2009. Anthem cites the benefits of viewing, saving, and printing on-line remittances any time. Find out more by clicking here.

June 24, 2009:    Tired of paying for storage and tying up expensive office space with walls of patient charts? We have your solution - Avanta Document Management.

Features include:
  • Search and retrieve scanned documents based on date, category, patient, or keyword.
  • Scanned documents are fully integrated with your existing Avanta patient list.
  • Multi-level security for protecting scanned documents.
  • Customized user settings for maximum efficiency in scanning and searching for documents.
  • Scanned documents are stored with your current Avanta patient data, which means that everything is backed up every night.
  • Scan up to 57 pages per minute.
  • Easy setup to store vendor files and paperwork too.
  • HIPAA compliant access log.
  • Compatible with any web-enabled PC.
For more information on Avanta Document Management, please call us today!

June 17, 2009:   Current clients that are enrolled to bill their third-party claims electronically through the Avanta Clearinghouse can find the most up-to-date payer list here. If you currently take the time to print HCFA forms, fill envelopes, and use the post office to mail your third-party claims, consider browsing the list as well. Our participating Avanta Clearinghouse clients enjoy the benefits of faster returns on their claims, a better way to track their claims, and even automatic claim submission to literally hundreds of insurance providers. Give us a call and we'll be happy to answer any of your questions and we can even begin your enrollment today!

June 10, 2009:   Are you getting up to 2% (2009 PQRI payment incentive) back on your Medicare claims? If you're not participating in the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (commonly known as PQRI) you should know that Avanta has features specifically tailored to help you get significant bonuses from Medicare. To get started, browse this list of 2009 PQRI Measures to see if any of them are applicable to your medical practice. Next, call and speak to an Avanta specialist who will help you get started and explain how Avanta makes PQRI reporting easy! For further details on the PQRI program, take a look at the complete 2009 PQRI manual.