The DFT message describes a financial transaction that is sent to a billing system and is used for patient accounting purposes. This message might include things like ancillary charges or patient deposits, and is sent between the DSS/Order Filler and the Charge Processor. The DSS/Order Filler would then verify that the procedure had been completed.
Trigger events for the DFT-P03 message include:
Future will define Report events for professional fees
The segments and groups of segments in the DFT-P03 message include the following:
Patient visit – additional info
TransactionGroup – Repeatable group
ProcedureGroup – Optional and Repeatable group, part of TransactionGroup