Usually it is easiest to manually enter or edit fees in a fee schedule instead of importing it (create the fee schedule, nine-key in the fees). Often the fee schedules provided to offices have no standard format. Thus, taking a PDF, printed fee schedule, or custom formatted fee list and editing it for import can be difficult. Large offices may have IT staff handle fee schedules import, but in general, importing fees is a technical process and advanced feature.
File Format Requirements: Fees must be saved as a tab delimited file (txt file is preferred). To see an example of the correct file format, export the fees (Exporting Fees).
Hint: To only make changes to a few fees, create a tab delimited .txt file that only contains those codes and fees, then import it. Only those codes will be updated.
Step 1: Make a backup copy of the fee schedule. See Copying Fees. This is a preventive measure.
Step 2: Import the fees into the original fee schedule:
To apply updated fees to treatment planned procedures, see Updating Fees for Treatment Planned Procedures.