Check Patient In

Q: How do I check the patient in?

1. Locate the Appointment

1. Locate the Appointment

In the Scheduler, locate the appointment using the calendar.

2. Open the Appointment

2. Open the Appointment

Double-click on the appointment to open it.

3. Enter/Verify Patient Demographics

  1. Select the Demographics tab
  2. Enter/update the Patient Information
  3. Enter/update the Address
  4. Enter/update the Contact Information
  5. Enter/update the Patient Picture
  6. Enter/update the Provider Information
  7. Enter/udpdate the Billing Information

4. Enter/Update Insurance Information

  1. Select the Insurance tab
  2. Verify insurance policy
  3. Or enter a new insurance policy by clicking the New Insurance button (Green +)
  4. Scan the Insurance Card by clicking the Add Scan button

5. Verify Insurance Coverage

5. Verify Insurance Coverage

To verify the patients insurance coverage, if you are a SOAPware Practice Management user with Gateway EDI:

  1. Click the Check Eligibility button.

This will insert a new tab to display the patients insurance coverage information.

If you are not a SOAPware Practice Management user, you can manually verify the patients insurance coverage then follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the Schedule tab
  2. Check the box to indicate Insurance Verified

6. Check In

6. Check In

Click the Check In button to change the appointment status to "Arrived".