Creating private billing codes
1. From the schedule page, click on Administration to open the admin panel.

2. Click on billing towards the top left to expand the billing section of the menu.

3. Click on the "Manage Private Bill" link.

4. Click on the "Add Code" button to add a new code.

5. Enter a code, a description (what shows up on the line item on the invoice) and a price. Click the "Add" button.

Adding codes to the private billing form
1. From the schedule page, click on Administration to open the admin panel.

2. Click on billing towards the top left to expand the billing section of the menu. Click on the "Manage Billing Form" link.

3. Towards the top left, select the first radio button to select the "service code" option. Select "Private" from the Select form drop down menu. Click on Manage.

4. You will have three groups showing on the screen. Each group is composed of 2 columns plus a header. These groups correspond to three different columns on the invoice create page. Ultimately, it does not matter where you put your codes. It's just a matter of preferences and workflow.

The private billing code, including the "A" pre-fix will be added on the left side of the group's column. The right column is used to prioritize them on the sheet. Just enter them in the order you want them to show!

5. Once done making the required changes. simply click on the "Update"button at the bottom of the page.

Creating a private invoice
1. Open the patient's master file.

2. Click on the "Create Invoice" link located towards the top left.

3. Towards the top left of the invoice creation page, select "Private" from the Billing Type drop down menu. It is the drop down that has "Bill MSP" selected by default whenever you open the page.

4. Select the code or codes you want to bill for this invoice. If you are billing for several units, you are able to tell OSCAR in the green rectangle towards the middle of the page, under the "Unit" column.

If a code is not listed on your page, it is probably because it isn't in your billing sheet. You can always look codes up though. Just type in part of the description in one of the boxes under "other service/procedure/premium codes" section, then click on the "Code search" button. All codes starting with "A" are private billing codes. Just select the box on the left beside the code, then click the "Confirm" button at the bottom of the page.5. Once done, click on the "Continue" button. This will bring you to a review page.

6. If you want to print the invoice, simply click on the "Save & Print Receipt" button.

Sending a private invoice to a third party
Create a private invoice through the regular steps. The third party is added only after you click on the "Save & Print Receipt" button. Once you are on the invoice page, follow the steps below:

1. Click on the "Search" link located beside the "Billing To" header, right under the clinic's address.

2. Enter the name of the third party in the text field at the top, then click on the "Search" button. If you do not know the name, you can also click on the "Search" button without entering anything in the field to generate a list of all third parties saved in your system. 

  • When you locate the third party, click on its line to select it for your invoice.
  • If you are unable to find it, click on the "Add/Edit Address" link. Fill in the page to add a third party, then click on the "Save" button. Once you have added it, close the window, then click on the "Search" link again to look for it in the list.
3. Click on the "Update Invoice" button to save these changes to the invoice.