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Calendar of Events

December 30 , 2008
Medisoft Version 14 Training Seminar- Mt Laurel, NJ
March 2008
Tenative Release of Medisoft Version 15

Events

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News

For questions or concerns on any news call 888-333-4288 or send an email to sales@1cc.us

July 2007-

Medinotes and Medisoft Promotion! -In salute to our country during this day of our Independence, 1st Care has decided to give clients purchasing Medinotes and Medisoft at the same time an additional 5% off! Act now - Offer ends 7/31/2007.

 

December 2006-

MEDISOFT SERVICE PACK 3 -Service Pack 3 for Medisoft Version 11 will allow for the printing of the new CMS 1500 as well as electronic transmission of NPI. Please check back for the release date and information on how to install the service pack.

August 2006-

NOTICE TO ALL MEDISOFT USERS: Only Medisoft Version 11 will be able to accomodate NPI number on HCFA printed claims and electronic submissions. All versions of Medisoft below Version 11 must upgrade to continue to send claims. Contact 1st Care for more information

New HCFA- 1500 To Be Released- The revised version of the HCFA- 1500 and CMS-1500 have been approved! All versions of Medisoft prior to Version 11 are incapable of supporting the new forms. As of April 2007, only the new revised form will be accepted. Call today to place your order for the revised forms.

NPI Requirements- The Countdown has begun... All HIPAA covered healthcare providers must obtain an NPI for use to identify themselves in HIPAA standard transactions. Once enumerated, a provider's NPI will not change. The NPI remains with the provider regardless of job or location changes.
HIPAA covered entities must use only the NPI to identify covered healthcare providers in standard transactions by May 23, 2007.  To obtain your NPI number simply call Medicare at (866)309-0486 and they will fax your NPI number to your office. 

Medisoft Service Pack 2- The new Service Pack 2 has been released for Medisoft Version 11 users. Due to the nature of the fixes in Service Pack 2 for Version 11, please contact 1st Care Consulting for instructions on how to install. Our technicians can walk you through the installation process or your practice can place an order for the Service Pack to be mailed to your office on a disk.

June 2006-

EDI ALERT!- Due to the scripting changes at Medicare Medisoft version 10 and 11 were unable to retrieve there reports from Medicare. A TEMPORARY beta patch has been created and released to 1st Care Consulting- Follow this link for instructions...

Medical Economics- "50 Reasons to Buy an EMR"

"Section 179 Tax Savings"- Want to learn how to write off up to $100,000 a year on your taxes?

"6 Steps to Better Coding- The Typical Doctor Could Boost Revenue Dramatically Without Doing Any Extra Work... Here's How..."

April 2006-

MediNotes Releases ChiroCharts- The Chiropractic EMR Solution

Gas Prices on the Rise... Save Money and Our Environment with High Speed Support

March 2006-

EHR Bulletin: MediNotes in Practice- A Journey Along the Paperless Trail

!!!IMPORTANT HIPAA ALERT!!!

8/15/2005 - Medicare Announces End of HIPAA Contingency Plan for Claims Submissions

How this effects 1st Care Clients - Clients must be using software that submits through ANSI format and is data encrypted in order to meet the standards of HIPAA compliancy and avoid rejected claims. MediSoft Version 11 and Lytec 2006 meet this criteria. Click on the links or contact a sales representative for more information.

 

1st to Know - Quarterly Newsletter

1st Care Consulting delivers a quarterly newsletter containing information concerning company events, product releases, recent developments in medical technology, and doctor testimonials/interviews. To sign up for the 1st To Know newsletter, send an email with your contact information (mailing address) to sales@1cc.us or follow the links below for our current and past newsletters.

Winter 2006

June 2006- "Medinotes in Practice: A Journey Along the Paperless Trail"

Fall 2005 - Special Edition Electronic Health Records

Summer 2005

December 2004

September 2004

 

EHR News:

MediNotes is CCHIT Approved!

Medical Economics- "50 Reasons to Buy an EMR"

"Section 179 Tax Savings"- Want to learn how to write off up to $100,000 a year on your taxes?

"6 Steps to Better Coding- The Typical Doctor Could Boost Revenue Dramatically Without Doing Any Extra Work... Here's How..."

MediNotes Releases ChiroCharts- The Chiropractic EMR Solution

Peace of Mind Guarantee - MediNotes (manufacturers of Charting Plus EHR) recently announced the they will guarantee their software is compliant with impending government requirements.

 

EDI News:

June 2006- EDI ALERT!- Due to the scripting changes at Medicare Medisoft version 10 and 11 were unable to retrieve there reports from Medicare. A TEMPORARY beta patch has been created and released to 1st Care Consulting- Follow this link for instructions...

Software Updates-

1st Care strongly advises that all practices use MediSoft Version 11 to ensure proper electronic data interchange and HIPAA readiness. 1st Care Consulting can not guarantee the efficiency of MediSoft Version 8 or below. Any office using legacy versions should immediately consider upgrading.

New patches/updates:

To download and install patch follow directions below.

MEDISOFT VERSION 12 PATCHES    
MediSoft V.12 Basic Users *Critical Patch Version 12 Basic Download
MediSoft V.12 Direct Modules Version 12.01 Download
     
MEDISOFT VERSION 11 PATCHES    
MediSoft V.11 Users Service Pack 4 Download
Office Hours Professional V.11 Users Service Pack 4 Download
Medisoft V.11 Direct Module (Must have SP3 or SP4) Version 11.06 Download
MEDISOFT VERSION 10 PATCHES    
MediSoft V.10 Users Service Pack 2 Contact 1st Care
Medisoft V.10 Direct Module- GPNT Version 10.23 Download
V.10 Direct Modules- PABS Version 10.23 Download
V.10 Electronic Remittance- ERA Version 10.04 Download
V.10 ProxyMed Clearing House Stratus Platform Version 10.05 Download
V.10 ProxyMed Clearing House Pheonix Platform Version 10.21 Download

If your system is not up to date with the above versions please contact a 1st Care Technician immediately at 888-222-4288.


In order to install the update, please follow these directions:

Attention:  If you do not have a current serial number for the program you install, the program will become disabled, and you will not be able to utilize it.

1.  Download the file that is appropriate for your version of Medisoft.  Note that there are patches listed for both Version 10 and 11. To find out what version of Medisoft you are currently on, go to HELP then ABOUT MEDISOFT, you will there see your version number. These files are linked on the right side of this screen.

3.  Open the file folderafter the download has finished.

4.  Double-click on the file install.exe.

5.  Follow the prompts to install the update to the same directory into which Medisoft was installed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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