Current Release Notes
Enhancements include new features and modifications for the following issues:
Fixed copy/paste functionality to allow right-clicking of mouse to copy/paste into Account Notes.
Added Note field to the following:
Case Hold Reason can be added/updated in the windows listed above, or still via the Note table (below the Case Hold Reason table) by clicking the Add button.
Added ALT + Y hotkey to the Case / General Case Information tab to immediately jump to the Case Reporting Type dropdown.
13921, 14077, 14252, 14253
Completed the following code updates:
Added Created By: and At: fields to the bottom of the Image Viewer to display the user and date/time of the image upload.
Added new preference to the General tab: Load next image set in batch to begin the automatic downloading of the next image set in a batch when one image set is opened.
Updated the preference on the General tab: Force all typing to Uppercase to apply to case data being created from EDCs.
Added new preference option to the General tab: Force all typing to Uppercase throughout instance. The preference is only available for Administrators and, when selected, will apply to all users in the application instance.
Added new preference option to the General tab: Disable Scanning Support. If selected, the Scanner field drop down is disabled on the Image Viewer page. This helps to prevent application crashes being experienced by some users.
Fixes include corrections for the following issues:
Fixed issue causing Referring Providers to display after being deselected in Admin > Facilities.
Fixed issue for cases created from the EDC Files tab and Image Batches tab in a Charge Batch to display all referring physicians, including those not affiliated to the facility.
Resolved issue causing a Java null point error when importing an ERA file.
Fixed issue causing the End User License Agreement form to close for some clients before a user could click to accept it.
Fixed Force all typing to Uppercase preference to apply to Account Notes.
Release Notes Archive
|Release||Date||Highlights||Release Notes||Related Webinar(s)|
|Copy paste functionality for Account Notes; Note field added to Create Case Hold Reason and Update Case Hold Reason windows; Code updates; Added Load next image set in batch functionality to Preferences and Image Viewer; Added Force all typing to Uppercase thoughout instance preference for Admin users|
AQI XML Version field; Deluxe DLM105 refund check format; Updates to support DMA e-statements (pay-by-text); Ability to use/not use On-Account Balance when calculating Account Balance on Statements
|21.2||Feb 2021||AMA Copyright notice; Code updates; Image Viewer Fix Width and Fit Page functionality updates; AQI/ePreop report updates|
|21.1||Jan 2021||AQI/ePreop report updates; Removed Support menu hotkey|
|20.4.2||Dec 2020||Code updates|
|20.4.1||Dec 2020||Coding window updates; eClinical Works EDC updates; Cognizant rebranding; ePreop report updates; Moved Support links to new Support menu|
|20.4||Nov 2020||Cognizant rebranding; Practice/Affiliated Providers tab filter updates|
|20.3.2||Sept 2020||Added texting/electronic communication preferences to Facilities; Code updates|
|20.3.1||Sept 2020||Error/bug fixes|
|20.3||Sept 2020||Added Send to AQI checkbox added; Updated case preference option to '>70 years old'; Added ability to post/deny multiple refunds simultaneously; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Charge Payment Posting Summary, Case Analysis Detail, Case Hold Detail|
|20.2.1||June 2020||Modified EDC screen layouts to properly display error messages|
|20.2||May 2020||Code updates; Base Class EMC updates; Credit card refund processing; Prevented plans from being assigned to more than one fee schedule; Modified search functionality on Payment Batches page; Streamlined Preferences options to omit items determined at the page level; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Charge Analysis Detail, Practice Performance Summary, Payment Batch Detail, Billing Analysis Group by Procedure Summary|
|20.1.1||April 2020||Code updates|
|20.1||Mar 2020||Charge Entry updates: new Case Holds tab (Charge Batches page), new Case & Claim Holds tab (Case: ID page), new Case Hold Reasons page; Added Ability Clearinghouse EMC; Added Hire/Term Date fields to Providers page; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Payment Analysis Detail, Case Hold Detail, AQI XML|
|19.1.10||Feb 2020||Error/bug fixes|
|19.1.9||Jan 2020||Added Enable Deductible Monitoring checkbox and functionality to support PayorLogic service|
|19.1.8||Jan 2020||Code updates|
|19.1.7||Dec 2019||Error/bug fixes|
|19.1.4||Oct 2019||Code updates; Added permission to allow users to delete modern report outputs for any user; Modified report: Survey Vitals|
|19.1.3||Sept 2019||Added ability to create payment plan at the account from from Guarantor Collections page; Added ability to assign default Next Action; Added/modified multiple reports, including: AQI, ePreop, Anesthesia Case Utilization|
|19.1.1||Aug 2019||Error/bug fixes|
|19.1||Aug 2019||Added Collections Admin page to consolidate collections information and activity in a single location; Moved the Guarantor Collections and Insurance Collections tabs to new Collections Admin page; Created new Collector Groups and Denial Collections tabs (Collections Admin page); Enhanced the Guarantor and Insurance tabs (Collections page) to include additional fields and new functionality; Added Fee Schedules Audit Trail; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Guarantor Collection Actions Detail, Insurance Collection Actions Detail|
|18.3.9||July 2019||Modified AQI XML Version field to include 2019 Version 1 option; Added Facility filter to ePreop and AQI reports.|
|18.3.8||May 2019||Code updates; Modified Edit Note functionality on Coding tab to view previous notes and make edits to it; Added Credit, EFT, and Lockbox Transaction Types to the Payment page; Added Account ID to Refunds page; Modified report: Insurance Collection Actions Detail|
|18.3.7||Mar 2019||Error/bug fixes|
|18.3.5||Feb 2019||Effective Date and Expiration Date added to the Create/Update Insurance windows; Modified fee schedules to capture modifier fee calculations as a percentage; Modified Fee Schedule field display; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Payment Analysis Detail, Case Analysis Detail|
|18.3.4||Jan 2019||Improved calculation time for report: FAS - Charges Billed Detail|
|18.3.3||Jan 2019||Error/bug fixes|
|18.3.2||Dec 2018||Updated invoice "Base" pricing to support Trizetto electronic claims; Code updates|
|18.3||Dec 2018||Added ability to copy Account Notes; Added Claim Holds designation to cases on Account/Active AR tab; Stop Pre-Coll button functionality updated to Suspend in the Stop File; Added functionality to select alternate Expected Fee Schedule to override default fee schedule in the Case / Procedures & Provider Time tab; Code updates; Confirmation window added to Post All function on the External Collection page; Fields added/updated on the Pending and Transaction tabs of the External Collections search window; Added New Image Batch window; Updated Password Policy disable functionality; Payment button added to the Case/Procedures & Provider time tab for payment entry; Expected Fee Schedule field added to Distribution page; Bill CRNA Only option added to the Plan/Anesthesia tab; Added ability to print preview statements with marking statements as printed; Modified report: Charge Analysis Detail|
|18.2.3||Sept 2018||Added Show Password option to Create/Reset Password windows; Added Date of Service search option to Pre-Collections/Start Files page|
|18.2.2||Aug 2018||Error/bug fixes|
|18.2||Aug 2018||Added Claim Inquiry Request and View Claim Status functionality; Added Denial Management / Denial Code Groups tab; Modified Denial Management functionality; Added new fields to External Collections/ Pending tab; Added ability to customize Home page and auto-launch up to three pages upon logging into Connect; Added Search button to Image Batches tabs to facilitate searches; New Quality topic added to house Outcomes, Outcome Groups, AQI reports; Added new Transaction Type and Payment Type fields to Payment Batch Information tab and relevant reports; Added case alert option to Preferences/Case tab||18.2 Release Overview|
|18.1.2||July 2018||Code updates|
|18.1.1||May 2018||Added AQI changes; Modified logic to require City field on plan's address; Added New Balance field on Guarantor Payment / Distribution tab to calculate balance following an adjustment; Modified report: ePreop|
|18.1||April 2018||Roll-to process modifications; Added new Refund Note Type to the Accounts/Notes page; Added ability to select new Responsible Party for service fee line during insurance recoup; New Statement Hold Removal section added to Practice/Statements tab; Transworld rebranded as Pre-Collections in Connect; Roles permission updates; Added ability to auto-generate statements for practices configured for DMA; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Account Note Detail, Audit Trail, External Collection Analysis Detail, Case Analysis Detail, Claim Activity Detail, External Collection Payment Detail||18.1 Release Overview|
|4.8.1||Jan 2018||Error/bug fixes|
|4.8||Jan 2018||Notes functionality now opens new Note: Account [ID] page; Notes search functionality; Modified Search Criteria window layout on all Claims page tabs; New merge fields added to Collection Letters; Added override functionality to contractual write-off amount on non-primary payments; New paper refund check format; Added folders to modern reports in Back Office; Added/modified multiple reports, including: Insurance Payment Denial Detail, Financial Transaction reports, 12 Month Payment Waterfall Summary, Practice Performance Summary (DOS), Charge Analysis Detail, Account Adjustment Analysis, Case Outcome Details||CNCT_4.8_Final.pdf||4.8 Release Overview|
|4.7.3||Jan 2018||Error/bug fixes|
|4.7.2||Dec 2017||Error/bug fixes|
|4.7.1||Nov 2017||Error/bug fixes|
|4.7||Oct 2017||Added fields to Insurance Information window; Code Updates; Added ability to assign Payer ID to ERA file without one; Rebill 2 functionality modifications; Added/modified multiple reports, including: AQI, Provider Details; Patient Responsibility Detail, Charge Analysis Detail, Outcome Details||CNCT_4.7.pdf||4.7 Release Overview|
|4.6.6||Oct 2017||Error/bug fixes|
|4.6.3||Aug 2017||Error/bug fixes|
|4.6||July 2017||Added ability to clone submitted cases; Setting claim holds and release dates at the case level; Claims search functionality; Paper claim form customization; Fee Schedules moved to Enterprise-level; Added Messages page and functionality; Added new Generate one claim per provider option; Added "contains" search functionality to Payment Batches; Added ability to affiliate referring providers to practices and facilities; Scheduled and Output tabs added to the Reports page; Reports scheduling; Page layout updated for the User and Role pages; Security and Admin topic permissions; Reports Dashboard||CNCT_4.6.pdf||4.6 Release Overview|
|4.5.14||June 2017||Added ability to copy Charge Batch from one Practice to another; New fields added to Payment pages; Suspense payment updates|
|4.5.12||May 2017||Ability to update Custom Field values on submitted cases|
|4.5.11||April 2017||Code Updates|
|4.5.9||Mar 2017||Error/bug fixes|
|4.5.7||Feb 2017||Modified reports, including: Deposit Analysis Detail, Charge Analysis Detail|
|4.5.5||Jan 2017||Error/bug fixes|
|4.5.3||Jan 2017||Rebill functionality modifications; Revenue Advantage file updates; Modified reports, including: ePreop|
|4.5.2||Dec 2016||Code Updates|
|4.5||Dec 2016||Password Policy Updates||CNCT_4.5.pdf||4.5 Release Overview|
|4.4.3||Oct 2016||Code Updates|
|4.4.2||Oct 2016||Added ability to attach images to account-level SVCFEs, IPYMTs, and GPYMTs|
|4.4||Sept 2016||Added ability to create Procedure Codes (pseudo codes); Added ability to attach images to Guarantor Accounts; Added Charge Received Date field to Charge Batch and Coding form; Added Facility field to Distribution page for insurance payments; Code Updates||4.4 Release Overview|
|4.3||July 2016||New Revenue Advantage page and functionality added; Added/modified multiple reports, including: AQI, Fides, Charge Analysis Detail||4.3 Release Overview|
|4.2||June 2016||Connect Portal launched; 30 new reports; Added custom Case fields functionality||4.2 Release Overview|
|4.1||April 2016||Concurrency Log functionality; Hotkey/button names updated for application consistency||CNCT_4.1.pdf||4.1 Release Overview|
|4.0.25||Feb 2016||Code Updates|
|4.0.24||Feb 2016||Claims Hold functionality updates; Modified report: AQI|
|4.0.17||Dec 2015||General updates to Charge Entry, Payment Entry, and External Collections functionality|
|4.0||4.0 Release Overview|
|3.9.7||June 2015||General updates to Cases, Claims, and Outcomes functionality; Modified report: AQI|
|3.9.6||Apr 2015||General updates to Claims and Roles functionality|
|3.9.5||March 2015||General updates to AQI/Outcomes, Claims, Facilities, and Plans functionality|
|3.9.4||Nov 2014||General updates to AQI, Facilities, Financial Classes, Charge Entry, Claims, Credit Balances, Payment Batches, People, and Preferences functionality|