When scheduling pre-op appointments, if a patient’s appointment falls within 10 days of surgery, use the same Hospital Account Record (HAR) for both encounters.
The HAR advisor will prompt you to use the surgery encounter HAR. Epic will show a bright yellow highlighted section for the recommended HAR on the surgery encounter. Select the recommended HAR instead of creating a new one.
This new process will help ensure the pre-op and surgery are billed together. For details, review this tip sheet.