Permissions! Clinic Staff must have an Administrator, Billing Manager, Front Office, Front Office Assistant, or Operations Manager assigned in order to Add a Carrier.
When Add Carrier is selected, the Add Carrier dialog will be displayed. You will then be able to select a Carrier Group from the existing list in the dropdown or select New Group to create a new one.
In Fusion Enterprise:
- Click on Administration.
- Select Carriers.
- Right-click inside the Carriers Tab.
- Select Add Carrier.
- Select Carrier Group or Click New Group to add.
- Enter the Carrier information.
- Click OK.
|Carrier Group||Group to which this carrier should belong.|
|Common Name||The name used throughout Fusion Enterprise to reference this particular carrier. This is the name that will be used to select the carrier in the case dialog and will also be how the carrier is referenced in various reports.|
|Billing Name||The name that is used when billing the carrier.|
|Payer ID||ID for the carrier used for electronic billing.|
|Carrier Type||Can be any of the following: Commercial, Government, Medicare, WOrkers COmp, or BCBS - Michigan. This field helps Fusion Enterprise properly format the bills that are sent to the carriers based on the carious rules governing these four different types of claims.|
|Invoice Type||Can be any of the following: Electronic, Paper, or None. This field indicates the preferred billing method for this carrier. Selecting None will result in the carrier not being billed.|
|Address||Billing Address of the Carrier. This is the address that will print on the HCFA/CMS 1500 and is where the claims will be sent.|
|Phone/Fax||Optional courtesy fields. These may be helpful for billing and collection personnel as well as for the font office personnel that are required to verify benefits.|
|Supervisor/Alt. Supervisor||Optional courtesy fields that allow for the entry of contact person(s) at the Insurance Carrier.|
|Claim Format||Currently, there are four different options to select, HCFA, CMS 1500, EI, and ANSI 837. This will be the default claim type that will appear when this carrier is selected for a policy.|
|Carrier Note||Allows you to enter any extra information about the carrier, such as filling deadline.|
|Cancel||Closes the dialog and discards any changes.|