Flowsheet and Navigator Documentation: What are those $$ signs for?

As you move through Epic@UNC, you may see flowsheet or navigator documentation that has $$ signs. Those rows will automatically send hospital charges to be billed. Because of that, it is critical that nursing staff (nurses, PCTs, CSTs, NAs) DO NOT document on those rows. Only those departments that send charges for billing (i.e., Respiratory Therapy, Physical/Occupational Therapy and others) are to use those rows.

Nurses that need to document respiratory care that they provide should only use the rows found within their flowsheets and be careful to NOT add any rows in that contain dollar signs ($$). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to discuss with your manager.

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