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Payment Collection from the Calendar section

The feature includes the ability to send a payment link to all Patients with Appointments and process payments using the stored card information for the scheduled Appointments.

This option can be used from the Calendar section, or this process can be automated from the 'Settings > Billing > Calendar-Payment Collection' section based on the Practice requirements. This will assist Practices in effortlessly collecting Copay well before the Claim processing and maintaining control over accounts receivable.

Bulk Charge Card on Files from the Calendar section

Practice can charge Card on Files in bulk using the 'Charge Card on File' option available under the 'Calendar > List View > More Options (...) icon' section.

Apply appropriate filters for the Appointments list view using the 'Filter by' option and then proceed to charge Card on Files.
Charge Card on Files

When the 'Charge Card on File' option is chosen, a list of all Appointments with Patients who have a saved Card on File will be displayed for payment processing.

The default values such as 'Payment Amount' and 'Beneficiary' can be configured under the 'Settings > Billing > Calendar-Payment Collection > Charge Card on File' section.
Charge Card on Files

To begin processing, enter the appropriate 'Payment Amount', choose the 'Beneficiary', and select the 'Card to be Charged'. Finally, click the 'Charge Card on File' button.

Charging of Cards on Files will be scheduled, and the status can be checked either on the same page or under the 'Calendar > Reports > Payment Collection History Report' section.
Charge Card on Files
Charging Card on Files In Progress
Charge Card on Files
Charging Card on Files Completed

Bulk Send Payment Links from the Calendar section

Practice can send the Payment links in bulk using the 'Send Payment Link' option available under the 'Calendar > List View > More Options(...) icon' section.

Apply the appropriate filters for Appointments using the 'Filter by' option and then proceed to send payment links.
Bulk Send Payment Links from Calendar
Bulk Send Payment Links from Calendar

The default values such as 'Payment Link To', 'Text/SMS Content', 'Email Content', 'Payment Request', and 'Beneficiary' can be configured under the 'Settings > Billing > Calendar-Payment Collection > Payment Link' section.
Bulk Send Payment Links from Calendar

After configuring the necessary details, the payment links can be sent using the 'Send Payment Link' button.

The scheduling of payment links will be completed, and you can track their progress either on the same page or in the 'Calendar > Reports > Payment Collection History Report' section.
Bulk Send Payment Links from CalendarSending Payment Links
Bulk Send Payment Links from CalendarPayment Links Sent

Automate Charge Card on file

  • Practice can choose to charge Card on File automatically to the Patients with scheduled appointments. This can be enabled from 'Settings > Billing > Calendar-Payment Collection'. In this section, enable the 'Auto-Charge Card on File for Patient Appointments' option. Additionally, configure the accompanying settings accordingly.
  • Enable Auto-Charge Card on File for Specific Visit Types: The Card on File is set to be charged automatically for all Appointments by default. However, you can also enable auto-charge Card on File for specific Visit Types. To enable this setting, select the Visit Types from the drop-down list for which the Card on File should be charged.
  • When to Charge Card on File: The Card on file can be charged automatically when an Appointment is created, a few hours before the Appointment, or after the Encounter is signed.
  • If the Card on File is scheduled to be charged a few hours before the Appointment, then 'Enter the number of Hours', say 24 hours, and choose whether to charge the Card on File for the Appointments created within the 24 hours.
  • Do not Charge for Patients with Available Patient Credits: Patients will be charged directly from the Card on File, regardless of the available Patient Credits they may have. You can also choose not to auto-charge Patients who have available Patient Credits by selecting 'Yes'.
    Automate Charge Card on file
  • Practice can also configure other details such as 'Payment Amount' and 'Default Beneficiary'.

Auto-Charge Card on File for No-Shows and Late Cancelations

  • If a Patient fails to show up for the scheduled Appointment or cancels it within the last hours, the Practice can automatically charge the No-show or Late Cancelation fee to the Patient's Card on File.
  • Specific Appointment statuses such as No-Show, Last Minute Cancellations, etc., must be chosen by the Practices.
  • Charging of the card will be initiated at 8 PM for that day's appointments. The amount to be charged can be configured as shown in the screenshot.
    Auto-Charge Card on File for No-Show Appointments

Charging Patients with No-Show and Late Cancelations Manually

Practice can choose to charge the Patients manually for No-Shows and Late Cancelations by selecting 'No' for the 'Auto-charge Card on File for No Show Appointments' setting. You can charge the Card on File based on the Appointment date. To charge manually, follow the steps given below.

  • Go to 'Calendar > List View'
  • Select the Appointments listed under the 'No-Shows' or 'Last minute Cancelations' Status menu.
    Charge Card on File
  • Enter the No Show or Late Cancelation fee in the 'Payment Amount' field, choose the 'Beneficiary', and select the 'Card to be Charged'. Finally, click the 'Charge Card on File' button.
  • The charging of files will be scheduled and processed.

Auto-send Payment Links

  • Practice can choose to send Payment Links automatically to the Patients with scheduled Appointments by selecting 'Yes' for 'Auto-send Payment Link for Patient Appointments' along with the following settings.
  • When to Send Payment Link: The Payment Links can be sent automatically when an Appointment is created, a few hours before the Appointment, or after the Encounter is signed.
  • If the Payment Links are scheduled to be sent a few hours before the appointment, then 'Enter the number of hours', say 24 hours, and choose whether to send the payment link for the Appointments created within the 24 hours.
    Auto-send Payment Links
  • Practice can also configure other details such as default 'Payment Request Amount', 'Default Beneficiary', Email Content of the Payment Link, and 'Send Payment Link to Email/Cell Number' or both.

Enhancements to Calendar Reports - Payment Collection History

As part of this enhancement, a new report named 'Payment Collection History' has been included under the 'Calendar > Reports' section.

Payment Collection Report shows a combined list of payment links sent and charged Card on File transactions, either manually or automatically, within a specified date range.

Use the 'Entry Type' filter to view either the 'Payment Link Sent History' or 'Charged Card on Files History' or both.
Payment Collection History

Click the 'View' option against each entry to view the Appointment details of the respective transaction.
Payment Links Sent ListType: Payment Link > View
Charged Card on Files ListType: Charge Card on File > View