Beta testers required – Front Desk version 18.1

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Hi all. Since the release of Front Desk version 18.0, we’ve had lots of positive feedback regarding the new accounts receivable functionality. In particular, users are loving being able to send their invoices in bulk using the Smartsoft Email Gateway, though some have raised concerns regarding the number of invoices being generated, even though they designed to be emailed as a single document. Other users have also requested to be able to produce a statement containing select invoices.

We are working to address this feedback in Front Desk version 18.1, which will include the following changes: 
  1. Option to automatically consolidate invoices (joining several invoices into one invoice) that have not been previously issued (Printed, Emailed or, saved as a PDF), to reduce the number of invoices that need to be issued and paid
  2. Reprinting individual items on invoices without reprinting all transactions on the invoice
  3. Reprinting a selection of transactions that belong to multiple invoices in one document
  4. Options to attach individual invoices as separate PDF files and to set a limit on how many PDFs can be attached to a single email. This will assist users that invoice the Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA)
  5. Being able to select particular invoices to appear on a statement
We are aiming to release this version to all users in early January. In the meantime, we would like to hear from users that are interested in using a beta version of 18.1 prior to the public release. Interested users should open a support case at www.smartsoft.com.au/support with 'Beta testing' in the description. 
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Timothy, Business Care Manager

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In Stride Health Clinic

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Can you also include the Provider Name on the Statement Sheet with the Provider Number. Health funds won't accept this sheet by itself.  Love it with the invoicing number included. 
Thanks
Sharon
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Timothy, Business Care Manager

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Hi Sharon. Initially, we did feel that the invoice was what third-parties should pay on, with the statement acting as a summary of invoices. We now accept that in the real world it would be advantageous if the statement could be used for third-party payments as well. After listening to user feedback, we will be adding further enhancements to the statement to include additional information, such as the practitioner name. At this stage, we are aiming to release an upgrade including these changes in early January.
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Ben Kewish

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Timothy, we are still interested in Beta testing process for 18.1 and further developments.
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Timothy, Business Care Manager

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Hi Ben. After extensive internal testing over the last week, we have decided to release 18.1 as a pre-release version to all users with an active support agreement, possibly later today.
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Cool, I'll look forward to it.