Welcome to DocStation’s Product Changelog and Release Notes! This document is regularly updated to showcase both minor and major platform and product updates. Where applicable, help articles, demo videos and screen recordings will be linked for further information.
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#025 – November 3
Updated Terms and Conditions
As of November 3, we have updated our Terms of Service, which is designed to bring about several improvements. These changes have been crafted to address evolving healthcare regulations, enhance patient responsibility provisions, and ensure greater transparency in our operations.Here’s a detailed breakdown of the key modifications in our updated Terms of Service:
Improved Regulatory Coverage: We’ve broadened the description of our terms to encompass a wider range of regulatory requirements and to better adapt to the dynamic healthcare landscape. This means that we can provide a more comprehensive framework to support your pharmacy’s compliance needs.
Addressing Patient Financial Responsibilities: To ensure utmost clarity and compliance, we have not only restructured but also clarified the language pertaining to patient financial responsibilities. These updates aim to provide a more comprehensive understanding of your obligations and rights as a pharmacy professional.
Enhancing Transparency: Our commitment to transparency is a priority. We have integrated new language into the Terms of Service that enhances transparency across all aspects of our platform, making it easier for you to understand how we operate and how you can best leverage our services.
Updated Termination Provisions: In our efforts to maintain a high standard of service and ethical practices, we have introduced additional termination provisions related to unlawful activities. These updates are intended to reinforce the integrity of our platform and maintain a safe environment for all users.
By continuing to use DocStation’s services, you are agreeing to the updated Terms of Service, which come into effect on November 3rd, 2023. We deeply appreciate your partnership and your contributions to the pharmacy community, and we remain committed to supporting you in your mission.
#024 – October 15
CMR Update – Patient Takeaway Documents
The CMS standard patient takeaway documents have been updated for 2024. Notice the new editable fields in the Additional Documentation Requirements modal.
Set hours of availability, edit encounter date, pharmacist NPI and location, and more.
Practitioner availability can be set in the user’s personal settings. If none is set, the default “during pharmacy hours” will be set on the cover letter. NPI and other details can also be designated in personal settings.
#023 – September 5
Patient List Export
Export a filtered (or unfiltered) list of patients to utilize with other pharmacy workflows. Learn more here!
The Tasks Page gives a view across all programs to see which tasks have been targeted for which patients. Filter the tasks list by assignment, location, task type, and more!
#022 – July 31
New Feature: BIN Billing
DocStation can accept pharmacy claims billed to DocStation’s BIN and convert them to medical claims to be billed to the payer. This is ideal for billing vaccines and DME to Medicare Part B, or specialty medications to other medical benefits.
DocStation’s BIN is 025656. Learn more here!
#021 – June 30
Preventing duplicate claims
DocStation AI will identify duplicate claims – any claim that matches the following combination of a previously generated claim: same patient, same date of service, same service code (CPT). This will appear as a “stopped” evaluation.
Set the desired taxonomy code for Billing Provider on the claim.
Eligibility Check Overrides
Override the eligibility checking step of claim submission. This is useful when the clearinghouse or payer is experiencing an outage, but the user is confident in the patient’s cover.
Currently only available to DocStation staff. Ask DocStation Support for help with this, let us know if you’d like access to this feature.
#020 – May 31
New Claim Template Types
Utilize the new claim template types to help you build the optimal medical claim. Learn more in this help article.
Basic Fixed Cost – required for Automated medical billing; assumes a consistent cost for a consistently billed CPT code.
Basic Product – includes validation for setting the product NDC on the medical claim. perfect for DME billing.
Complexity based MTM – enables stacking of traditional MTM CPT codes for MTM programs that reimburse based on encounter complexity rather than time spent with the patient.
Claim Codes from Remits
When ERAs are available for claims, the claim status and remark codes will be visible in the Care Provided section. Hover over the code for descriptions.
Liberty RXQ Historical Data Import
Newly integrated pharmacies can now import the previous six months of dispensing data once the Liberty integration is active. Learn more here.
#018 – May 1
Medical Payer Prediction for Claims
DocStation AI utilizes machine learning to predict medical insurance for patients based on pharmacy coverage, location, and other supporting factors. Learn more about the model here!
Automated Eligibility Checks
DocStation AI will predict up to three payers for which a patient is likely to have medical coverage. Then, DocStation AI will make an eligibility check to verify active coverage. If an active payer is found, it will be set on the claim (verified payer). If no active coverage is found, it doesn’t necessarily mean the recommended payers don’t cover the patient. It could likely be due to the subscriber ID not being correct. Modify the subscriber ID to find active coverage.
#017 – April 4
New Feature: Automations
Subscription Option: Number of Claims Submitted
A new subscription offering allows subscribers to pay a set amount for a number of claims submitted, rather than a percentage of paid amount. Speak with DocStation Customer Success about this option!
#016 – March 15
Claim Status Updates
Automated claim status checks were implemented. This automatically moves medical claims through appropriate lifecycle stages based on responses from the clearinghouse and payer.
Claim filter updates
Rejected filter no longer includes Denied and Not Billable claims
New: Not Billable and Waiting for Provider filters
#015 – February 17
Check out the new look for DocStation‘s 6th birthday!
Check out the Demo library here!
#014 – January 3, 2023
Patient search by medication
Search h the patient list for patients who are taking a specific medication.
#013 – December 20
Task Filter Update – Completed and Archive statuses included
New Payer Codes for CPESN eCare Plans
The following Payer Codes have been added:
SNOMED CT codes related to social determinants of health (SDOH) were added to Conditions (problem observation).
#012 – December 01
Set your scheduling availability in your personal settings. This coordinates with Location and Appointment availabilities to allow patients to find optimal appointment times.
Add specific hours of availability for each appointment type.
#011 – October 18
Subscription Feature: Assessments
Use assessments to capture important health data in a discrete survey format. Fully customizable for Premium subscribers, and includes a library of standard healthcare assessments.
#010 – October 6
Subscription Feature: Patient Tags
Create and manage tags on patient profiles to curate fixed lists for any workflow focus of your clinical pharmacy practice. Available to DocStation Premium subscribers.
Appointment Filtering by Provider
Calendar appointments can now be filtered by assigned Provider. Available to all DocStation organizations.
New Location Member Management Options
Organization Admins can now designate team members as Providers at a specific location. This will improve the scheduling experience, especially for organizations with many team members across many locations.
We’ve also added a new favorite label for your primary location, which can be set in your user settings. These settings are available to all DocStation organizations.
#009 – September 29
Location Settings – Member Management
Add a user (or multiple) to a specific location via the Users tab on the Location in settings. This will enable patients to schedule appointments with Providers designated at that Location. (This will not remove access for any users in the organization who are not added to the Location.)
Primary Location Indicator
Ideal for organizations with multiple locations, users can set their Primary location in their user settings. This primary location will now be designated with a favorites star in the Location’s settings.
#008 – September 28
Immunizations in CSV Import
Improvements have been made to the csv import tool to better recognize and convert immunization NDCs to CVXs and update the display in the UI. These records will now import to the Immunization section of the health record rather than the Medication section.
#007 – September 16
Updates to CMS Standard Patient Takeaways
Dates were not displaying correctly on previously generated documents, which can cause problems for future follow ups. Dates pertaining to date of service and age are now static.
#006 – August 24
Create appointment types for your pharmacy locations; schedule patients for visits on your calendar. Learn more about the enhanced Calendar and Scheduling features here!
#005 – August 2
Sortable Patient List
Sort the patient list by any column in the table. Just click the column header to sort by – one click for ascending, two clicks for descending, three clicks to undo the sort.
#004 – July 14
CMR Update: “Cognitively Impaired” and “LTC Resident” Fields
Clinical details specified about a patient’s cognitive, tobacco use, and LTC residence status will flow from the Patient Profile into the CMR Task and generated documents automatically.
#003 – July 12
Search functionality has been added to the Organization’s claims page. Search by claim number, status, or location.
New Claim title: changed to the simple DS+five digits; removed the payer, patient last name, date convention.
Claim status is now displayed in the claim tray as well as the summary page.
New Claim Validation
Additional validations have been setup to ensure each claim has the greatest opportunity to be accepted and paid after the first submission (clean claim). Validation error messages will display on the new claim if identifiers are missing or incorrect on the Patient Profile and/or the pharmacy’s Organization Settings.
#002 – June 27
In Progress Task Filter
The “In Progress” status has been added to the list of available task filters. A task qualifies as “In Progress” once it has been accepted (simply: opened) by a user. Pharmacies can utilize this filter in workflows where a technician or student completes an initial review or data entry portion of a task and a pharmacist needs to do a final review and complete the task.
Add a reaction, as well as criticality level, to a new allergy record. The reaction will display in the health record as well as on any documents generated from a CMR task that require allergy information.
Medication Adherence Display
DocStation calculates medication adherence based on prescription claims data and medication indication logic. If the medication does not meet the algorithmic criteria to calculate PDC, the adherence bar will not be displayed.
#001 – June 11, 2022
ICD 10 search in Claims and Templates
When adding a diagnosis to a claim, search using either the appropriate billable ICD10 code or the name of the diagnosis.
Claims can now be set to automatically recur on a specified cadence. Select the recurrence window on the first claim and seven days prior to the date of next submission, DocStation will automatically create a draft claim identical to the first claim. If no further action is taken to modify the submission, the draft claim will automatically submit for payment on the set date.
Setting the recurrence:
Subscription Feature: Assigning Tasks
Assign tasks to individuals on your team. The assigned tasks can be reviewed by filtering for the individual’s name.
Don’t see this feature on your DocStation platform? Sign up for a subscription here to take advantage of this and many other awesome features!
Save your filters in the Patient List to reuse in the future. Set the appropriate search parameters, then select “Save Filter”. Name the search and save.