The MediSked Blog

5 Signs Your DD Agency Desperately Needs Human Services Software

Posted by Elizabeth Chatterton on Mon, Mar 09, 2015 @ 03:59 PM


1. Sitting down to “catch up on paperwork” looks a little something like this

Binders bursting at the seams, piles of loose papers, and rooms full of filing cabinets will be a distant memory once you switch to an Agency Management Platform. Using cloud-based software eliminates the need for printed paper copies of records, makes all of your billing electronic, and saves a whole lot of time and forests full of trees.


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Tags: Billing, Compliance, Documentation, Technology, Paperless / Cloud Based

Top 4 Billing Features in an I/DD EHR

Posted by Mike Holihan on Thu, May 29, 2014 @ 08:25 AM

The beauty of an all in one I/DD EHR, or Agency Management Platform, is that you get the benefits of managing records, plans and services notes along with the ability to bill right in the system for your claims.  We know first hand that billing manually for service hours is a monumental task that takes days, upon weeks to complete.  By bringing the billing function into an I/DD EHR, you eliminate a ton of paperwork and increase your accuracy.  Here are the top 4 billing features in an I/DD EHR:

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Tags: Billing, HIPAA, Reporting

California Dreamin'

Posted by Lee Iannone on Fri, Mar 07, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

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Tags: Billing, Change Management, Compliance, Documentation, Direct Support Professionals, Provider Agencies, 2014, Data, MediSked Company News, Paperless / Cloud Based

Your billing dept's dream: A case note and billing software in one

Posted by Mike Holihan on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Here at MediSked, we really love the billing department at agencies.  They remind me of an episode of Seinfeld, where Jerry's postal service carrier - neighbor Newman complains one day that the mail never stops... it just keeps coming and coming! We understand what it's like to always have claims coming and matching them up to documentation and submitting each one by hand and organizing them so when the 835s come back you know how to match them up and reconcile if necessary.  The fact that you have to post to a G/L system (usually Quickbooks or Sage), bill to a different system and track service documentation by hand or with a third system! Whew!! It's not easy and your work usually doesn't get enough credit or exposure in agencies - so we say, Bravo! You do a lot!  The blog today is focused around how MediSked Connect eliminates the double entry, juggling different systems and really makes your whole process much more streamlined.  Here's more:

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Tags: Billing, Provider Agencies, HIPAA