To create an encounter using the CMS-1500 claim format
- Choose one of the following:
- Click Encounters on the top menu and select New Encounter.
- Open a patient record and click Create Encounter at the bottom of the window.
- In the Appointment Scheduler, right-click on a patient's name and select Create Encounter.
- The New Encounter window opens.
- Complete the encounter information (see New Encounter CMS-1500 for details).