Package Creation

The package tab is used to define a specific healthcare package for the benefit of the consumers. A package is a particular offer for a specific number of days under which the consumers are offered the most commonly prescribed tests and clinical services as a combined package.

When clicked on the Packages tab, the screen would show all the previously created packages in a card form with rate, validity period, edit option, active/inactive option and a few other functionalities when clicked on the three dots.

The Create Package button on the top right-hand corner is used to add new packages for the patients.

The fields to create the new packages have been given as follows:

  1. Package name (Mandatory)
  2. Description
  3. Package available for
    1. All the encounters
  4. Is it an individual rate card?
  5. Package types
    1. Quantity based
    2. Value based

  • The Start Date and End Date – asked for at the time of package creation determine the validity of the package.
  • The Package duration (mandatory) – defines the period for which that package would be available to the patient. Ex: If a package named ‘CARDIO PACKAGE’ is applied to a IP patient, and the validity period for the package is only 5days, then the package would be applied to the patient only for 5 days even if the patient has to stay longer.
  • Service names under each department along with the frequency, Units and Add
  • Preview is available before confirming the package creation.

Clicking on the Confirm button would save the package created and Preview button would show a preview of the details of the package.

Package Creation

What is Quantity based and Value-based package?

QUANTITY BASED PACKAGE:

The constraint here is the quantity.

When a quantity is fixed for the selected services in the specified package, more no. of quantities for that service can not be added and if added, that would be charged extra based on the service price.

Eg:

In a package called “DIABETIC PACKAGE”, the quantity set for FBS is 1 and PPBS is 1 hence the FBS and PPBS will be provided only once.

If there will be 2 no. of FBS and 2 no. of PPBS, then the patient will be charged extra for 1 FBS and 1 PPBS.

If the patient availed of 1 FBS and no PPBS, then the patient will be charged for both the tests as the services have been added in the Quantity-based package.

VALUE-BASED PACKAGE:

The constraint here is the Value i.e. the price set for services under each department.

When a value is fixed for the selected department in the specified package, we can provide any services for that department within/upto that particular limit.

Eg:

In a package called “DIABETIC PACKAGE”, the value set for services in Lab department is Rs. 1000/-. Hence the services will be provided upto Rs. 1000/- only.

If the limit exceeds then the patient will be charged extra for whatever service has been provided.

If the total price for the services given will be less than Rs. 1000/-, then the patient will be charged Rs. 1000/- as the value has been set in the Value-based package.

Note: In the Value-Based Package, some sample services can be added for the user to use as a reference. And based on the requirement, the user can change the services in the specified departments.

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