Page tree
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

 

Use this task to modify payment exclusion rules and reassignment rules, and assign external collection agencies to a practice.

Step-By-Step Guide

Step

Instructions

Additional Information

1

From the Collections Admin page, click the External Collections tab.

 
2

Open the Practice drop down list and select the practice to update.

Update the relevant information via the applicable steps below...

 
3

To update an external collection agency assignment, select the agency to update.


Only Agencies assigned to the selected Practice are available for selection in the Denial Group drop down list.

  • Associations of Practices to Denial Groups are created on the Denial Groups sub-tab.
4

Click Update. The Update External Collection Assignment window opens.


The Agency field is read-only and cannot be updated. To change the agency, add a new one to the table and enter pertinent information.
5Enter the threshold value for selecting service fee lines of guarantor accounts by outstanding balance in the Balance - Greater Than field. 
6Enter the threshold value for selecting service fee lines of guarantor accounts by age in the Age - Greater Than field. 
7To automatically post service fee lines pending transfer to external collections, select the Automatically Approve checkbox. 
8To automatically create the electronic file for the external collection agency, select the Automatically Create File checkbox. 
9Click Save. 
10In the Payment Exclusions section, enter the number of days used to rule out a service fee line to which a payment has been applied on guarantor accounts flagged as transfer to external collections in the Payment made with ___ days field.
The number of days is required if payments will be a factor when selecting service fee lines for transfer to external collections.
11Enter the dollar amount used as a measure for the payment applied to the service fee line in the Payment made dollar minimum field.
The payment must equal or exceed this amount for the service fee line to be excluded from external collections.
You can specify both the minimum dollar amount and minimum percentage for the payment. However, if you specify both a dollar amount and a percentage, the larger value of the two will be used to determine whether the service fee line will be excluded from external collections.
12Enter the percentage value used as a measure for the payment applied to the service fee line in the Payment made percent minimum field.
The payment must equal or exceed this percentage amount for the service fee line to be excluded from external collections.

 

 

You can specify both the minimum dollar amount and minimum percentage for the payment. However, if you specify both a dollar amount and a percentage, the larger value of the two will be used to determine whether the service fee line will be excluded from external collections.

13In the External Collection Rules section, select/deselect the Automatically roll accounts flagged as returned mail to external collections checkbox to activate/deactivate this rule for returned mail. 
14Select/de-select the Automatically reassign external accounts to appropriate agency checkbox to activate/de-activate the automated external collection process.
If checked, the threshold settings for Balance Greater Than and Age Greater Than in the external collection agency table are ignored.
15

Click Apply.

 
16Click Save. 

 

 

 

  • No labels