questions or concerns on any news call 888-333-4288
or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
MEDISOFT SERVICE PACK 3
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.
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
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
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.
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.
How this effects 1st Care
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
representative for more information.
1st to Know
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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 email@example.com or follow the links below
for our current and past newsletters.
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
To download and install patch follow directions
If your system is not up to date with
the above versions please contact a 1st Care Technician immediately
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.