Update Documentation

 

July 2009. The July 6, 2009 update Patch043 is a complete release of CHARTS software.

May 2008. This is a complete new release of CHARTS containing new features and options. It also increases the capacity of the Table File and the Resident Master file to accommodate new fields. 

November 2007:  This patch contains the latest updates for: 1) Revisions to the Print W2 program, 2) Automatic setting of the 2008 Medicare Co-Insurance rate to $128.00, and 3) Preliminary setup of Transportation Billing for Adult Day Care Facilities.

June 2007: This patch contains 1) an update to the UB04 Billing programs that produces the UB04 form on blank paper, and 2) a new program the allows for the electronic processing of Empire Medicare 835 remittances.

May 2007: This patch contains the latest updates for: 1) UB04 - Required to be used after May 22, 2007, and 2) Revisions to the electronic billing of HMO claims to make use of the facility NPI and physician NPI.

December 2006: This patch contains the latest updates for: 1) The 2007 Federal Tax Rate Table, 2) Minor revisions to the Print W2 and Print 1099 programs, and 3) A program to reset the Therapy Limits to Zero. See also Year end notes 2006.

October 2006: Contains the latest updates for: 1) Billing Medicare using the Facility NPI (national provider identifier),  2) Implementation of the new Medicare standard for billing Benefits Exhausted and No-Payment claims, and 3) Medicare Rates for New York City and Nassau/Suffolk Counties (effective October 2006).

September 2006: Updates for Medicare "Therapy Plan Established" edits.

June 2006: A complete release of CHARTS.

May 2006: This patch contains the updates needed to comply with the CCI Edit requirements which went into effect in January 2006.

March 2006: This patch contains the updates needed to specify which residents are exempt from the Therapy cap limits.

February 2006: This patch contains the updates needed for the changes to the Medicaid Electronic Cash Receipts Supplementary Files effective February 20th, 2006 (cycle 1487). Upon implementation, each file will provide more detailed information for denied claims.

January 2006: This patch contains: 1) Print Medicare Part D Information Program, and  2) $1,740  Part B Limit for PT and OT - Effective January 1, 2006.

December 16, 2005 B: Year end notes.

December 16, 2005 A: This patch contains the latest updates for: 1) RUGS '53' Grouper Version 5.20 (effective January 1, 2006),  2) Medicaid Part 'D' Rate Code revisions (effective January 1, 2006), 3) Payout Analysis for '1199' Banked Sick Days, and 4) 2006 Federal, New York State, and New York City Tax Rate Tables.

September 30, 2005: Patch018 update contains the latest updates for: 1) MDS 2.0 Section 'W' , 2) RUGS '53' Grouper Version 5.20 (effective date January 1, 2006),  3) Medicaid HIPAA 835 Cash Remittance updates and 4) Medicare Rates for New York City and Nassau/Suffolk Counties.

January 6, 2005: Patch014 update contains: 1) revisions to the W2 program, and 2) the latest revisions to the Medicaid HIPAA 835 Cash Remittance programs.

December 13, 2004: Patch013: 1) loads year end payroll updates, and 2) sets the 2005 Medicare Co-insurance rate to $114.00.

October 2004: Medicare RUG payment increase for SNF residents with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

February 16, 2004: Live Medicaid HIPAA billing and remittances.

December 24, 2003: Year-end notes for payroll.

December 18, 2003: Patch008, Modifications for: 1) Medicaid HIPAA, 2) Revised PT, OT and SP Therapy limits, 4) Year-end changes, and 3) ICD9 Diagnosis codes. DOWNLOAD THIS PATCH BEFORE YEAR-END.

October 2003: Patch007, Getting ready for Medicaid HIPAA.

July 2003: Patch006, Modifications for:

1. The $1,590 Part B limit for PT and OT - effective September 1, 2003,
2. Medicare HIPAA 837, Version 4010 A1
3. Installing WINPCACE Version 1.55
4. Federal, NY State, and NYC withholding tax tables.

April 2003: Patch005, a complete release of CHARTS software that also includes the updates required by HIPAA.

December 2002: Year end.

July 2002: MDS MPAF Form.

July 2002: Medicaid Rate Code 3836 for the 6% reimbursement.

May 2002: Changes in funds contribution for Local 1199.

February 2002: A complete release of CHARTS software.