Mastermed

STREAMLINED EFFICIENCY

Mastermed is a comprehensive, yet simple to use, practice management application. This streamlined system allows for incredibly efficient and effective management of the day-to-day activities in a practice

FEATURES

Administrative Management

  • Automatic electronic updates of charge codes and diagnosis codes
  • Electronic updates of medical schemes and medicines that involve dispensing rules
  • Control user access to confidential reports and program functionality
  • Manage receipting centrally by means of batch payments
  • Setup and create custom financial accounts and codes
  • Maintain notes, including uneditable credit control notes, for each patient
  • Integration with Pastel allows you to produce VAT reports and trial balances as well as balance sheets and income statements

Practice Management

  • Manage appointments with multiple diaries
  • Manage patients by colour code and category name
  • Record patient allergies
  • Centrally maintain patient history
  • Maintain stock levels with minimum level re-ordering

Charging

  • Comprehensive billing
  • Caters for multiple payment arrangements
  • Eliminates the need for manual capture of medical aid payments through the use of the Electronic Remittance Advice feature *
  • Med-e-Mass tariff service
  • Maintain stock levels with minimum level re-ordering

Claiming Management

  • Electronically submit claims to various switching interfaces
  • Validate patient details electronically

Reporting

  • Make use of predefined reports or customise and create your own reports
  • Export grid report results to Microsoft Excel, HTML or delimited text files

Technology

  • MS SQL Server
  • Multi-user networkable system
  • Export data from working screens to

Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Certified

The submissions and claims module simplifies and accelerates the entire billing and payment process, benefiting patients, medical practitioners, hospitals and clinics and the medical aid schemes with fast, accurate processing. The module offers:

Electronic submission of accounts and claims for speed and accuracy
Online diagnosis submission to medical schemes for immediate approval of required
procedures/treatment/hospitalisation (eliminates the need for the patient to submit an invoice) Online notification of any cost for which the patient is liable

Mastermed Practice Manager's seamless integration with Pastel Accounting offers medical services providers the unique facility to execute very accurate financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting practice (GAAP).
Benefits to practitioners, service providers and their
accountants/auditors include:

  • Seamless online transfer of all accounting data no manual capturing required
  • Full audit trails of debtor changes without delaying invoices or claims
  • Complete control and tracking of all accounts payable/receivable
  • Unlimited billing facility catering for all codes (SAMA, CCSA, etc.)
  • Full integration of general ledger, journals, debtors and creditors
  • User access is controlled by customisable user profiles
  • Batch payment single medical scheme cheque for multiple patients

Mastermed Practice Manager streamlines all of the processes involving patients from basic data such as address and contact information, complete clinical history to personal medical benefits structures and even allergy warnings. The Patient module includes:

  • Basic data in accordance with international address standards
  • Facility for full online integration with the patient's medical aid scheme
  • Automatic application of the specific scheme or sub-scheme rules
  • Full patient clinical history password protected to ensure confidentiality
  • Built-in automatic pricing update feature

The submissions and claims module simplifies and accelerates the entire billing and payment process, benefiting patients, medical practitioners, hospitals and clinics and the medical aid schemes with fast, accurate processing. The module offers:

  • Electronic submission of accounts and claims for speed and accuracy
  • Online diagnosis submission to medical schemes for immediate approval of required procedures/treatment/hospitalisation (eliminates the need for the patient to submit an invoice)
  • Online notification of any cost for which the patient is liable

Mastermed Practice Manager is powerful and feature–rich with a state-of-the-art graphic-user interface that makes the software intuitive and easy - t o - use. The “Appointments and Rooms” screen allows the user to book and manage appointments, for any combination of patients and practitioners, quickly and easily.

The Practice Management feature is powerful yet simple. The user doesn't have to be a doctor to understand the management program, or be an accountant to understand the accounting program. The feature keeps bulky, inefficient paper records and filing to the absolute minimum with electronic systems for diary, dispensing rules, medical scheme formularies, generic alternatives, automatic records transfers and many other time saving devices:

  • Record keeping clinical histories, patient and supplier information
  • Dispensing records medicines, pharmaceutical codes and schedules
  • Automatic transfer of medicine costs in accordance with medical scheme formularies to appropriate accounts
  • Lists generic alternative medicines approved by medical schemes, when required by the medical aid plan
  • Networking capability caters for the needs of different medical speciality practices in a single location Integration with market suppliers for easy updating of codes
  • Remote software system updating online via modem
  • Stock management and control inventory, low stock flagging, ordering, automatic advice of patients short of stock when new stock is entered
  • Chronic medicine management including automatic warning if stock level is exceeded by amount required for patients of the practice
  • Default settings to cater for individual preferences for medical industry switching services

Fully supports ICD10, the World Health Organisation diagnostic coding system