How Do I Bill For Room And Board (Hospice)

In Careficient, the Room and Board Charges have to be manually entered monthly for every patient.

Instructions below will guide you on how to key the charges that will generate an Invoice in order to bill the Payer for the services rendered.

Table of Contents

  • Validating Room & Board Payer, and Service Facility are available in the Patient’s Encounter: Please Follow Steps 1-2
  • Adding/Entering Room & Board Charges/Services: Please Follow Steps 3-6

Steps 1-6:

  1. Validating Room & Board Payer has been added to the Patient Encounter Payers Tab.
  2. Validating Service Facility has been added to the Patient Contact Tab.
  3. Adding Room & Board Visits.
  4. Adding the Room & Board Service Visits for Verification.
  5. Adding and Verifying the Room & Board Service Visits.
  6. Reviewing Invoice any for Errors.
  7. Releasing Invoice for Billing.

Step 1. Validating Room & Board Payer has been added to the Patient Encounter Payers Tab:

  • Path: Patients > Patient Encounters > Search and Select Patient > Payers Tab

Step 2. Validating Service Facility has been added to the Patient Contact Tab:

  • Path: Patients > Patient Encounters > Search and Select Patient > Contact Info Tab

Step 3. Adding Room & Board Visits:

  • Path: Patients > Verifications > Verify Services > Select to Add > Add Service

Step 4. Adding the Room & Board Service Visits for Verification:

  • Path: Patients > Verifications > Verify Services > Select to Add > Add Service > Add a Service for Verification

Step 5. Adding and Verifying the Room & Board Service Visit:

  • Path: Patients > Verifications > Verify Services > Select to Add > Add Service > Add a Service for Verification > Add and Verify Services > Section 1 Service; complete required fields > Section 2 Detail; Billing Units: Enter total of Units/Days for the month of service > Rate: Enter Agency Charge Rate per Unit/Day > Reimbursement: Enter Expected Rate per Day/Unit

Step 6. Reviewing Invoice any for Errors:

  • Path: A/R > Invoices Errors > Sort by Payer/Agency > Review Error > select Solution to resolve Error

Step 7. Releasing Invoice for Billing:

  • Path: A/R > Invoices Errors > Sort by Payer > Solution = Payer Invoice Review/Release > check/select required fields and save