The controls let you begin the task of revenue optimization by auditing charge capture in your clinical applications. Without visibility into your entire EMR transaction process, you have no way of knowing if charging errors are happening before they hit your billing system. Our Charge Controls instantly show you when charging is inconsistent and where the inconsistencies originate so you have real-time, detailed visibility into your charging process.
Our developers and analysts are specialists in Cerner’s unique multi-tier architecture. The Charge Capture Controls bring hospital revenue departments the system performance visibility that Panther has delivered to IT departments at Cerner hospitals since 2000.
Panther’s years of monitoring have revealed that even small charging errors can lead to significant losses. Using our Charge Integrity Control, one client found that missing a single lab charge over a four-month period cost more than $3 million in missed charges.
See all charges generated by patient location so that departments can reconcile their daily charge activity.
Analyze order activity and highlight missing charges on completed orders in real-time.
Analyze Power Form usage and highlight missing charges on alpha-response-based charging in real-time.
Highlight missing charges on completed notes and summarize by physician or physician group.
Highlight documentation and charge discrepancies within the pharmacy dispense and administration process.
Identify reimbursement and denial related problems within the Pharmacy Formulary such as: missing HCPCS, incorrect Quantity Conversion Factors (QCFs), and obsolete NDCs in use.
Analyze all surgical case activity and pinpoint which encounters and items may be missing charges.
Highlight instances where patients have an assigned physician, but no physician documentation within the clinical activity.
Search the Cerner database for any recalled device or product identifiers that have been in use.
Choose from a workbook of 100+ canned reports that help identify areas of opportunity in the charging process.