CHARTS Patch 135: March 2022: Complete CHARTS Release

This patch includes:

1) required software updates due to the extension of the emergency Covid CMS waiver until April 2022, and

2) additional CHARTS Census, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll enhancements.

Covid Emergency Order Extended Once Again

The public health emergency surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic was set to expire on January 16, 2022. The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the emergency declaration for another 90 days. The extension is effective January 16, 2022 and extends the emergency into late April. The CHARTS software has been adjusted accordingly.

Medicare / HMO Days Remaining Report

Medicare / HMO Days Remaining  [MCDAYS – CC, 15 12]

This report provides the facility with a concise listing of any residents that have exhausted or are about to exhaust their Medicare or HMO days.

The report can also produce an Excel file in addition to the standard report.

Printing Sick Accrual Information Only on the Payroll Check

The recently enacted New York State Sick Leave Law (NYSSL) required that detailed sick accrual information is displayed on the employee payroll check stub. CHARTS allows for the printing of detailed accrual information for all accrual types: Vacation, Sick, Holiday and Personal. Several of our clients have asked for the ability to print detailed accrual information for Sick hours only.

To Print Only Sick Accrual Information – When Printing Standard Laser Checks

User Parameters – Screen #5, ‘Accrual on Check’ set to “S”.

If Printing Payroll Checks as Check Mailers Also Set the Following Option

User Parameters – Screen #14, Option # 123, ‘S Mailer Accrual or Sick’ set  to “S”.