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PreBillManager Electronic and paperless prebill editing tool for attorneys and legal billing departments

Overview

BigHand PreBillManager© (formerly Steere) is an attorney-facing prebill viewer and editor designed to make the prebill editing process fast and easy. The viewer is also designed for the billing department to quickly see the changed information and process those changes into the accounting system. The tool is customizable to your existing prebill format and has a high attorney adoption rate because it mimics how they work on paper.

The Big Benefits

  • Streamlined legal billing processes 
  • High attorney adoption rate
  • Mobile application for attorneys on the go 
  • Customizable to your existing Prebill format 
  • Easy install, no other 3rd-party software required 

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How can BigHand PreBillManager help me?

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  • Expedite the billing process with digital editing abilities. 
  • Faster processing means bills are sent out sooner and cash comes in faster.  
  • Reduce costs as the billing department can handle more bills with no increase in personnel. You save paper and time, practically eliminate editing errors, and increase your disaster recovery options. In addition, it is helpful for remote offices; and as a safeguard for business continuity and disaster recovery. 
  • Provides a complete audit trail of the actions and edits performed on a prebill. Users can go to any point in an audit trail and are accessible even if the prebill has been deselected.  

  • The quicker the bills go out, the faster the firm gets paid. 
  • Increase client trust with more accurate invoices. 
  • Every 30 days of work to cash cycle – get bills out faster, collect more 

Key Features

Electronic/Paperless Prebill Editing

You save paper and time, practically eliminate editing errors, and increase your disaster recovery options. In addition, it is helpful for remote offices; and as a safeguard for business continuity and disaster recovery.

Prebill Editing Made Easy

Share prebill editing with assistants, reviewers, timekeepers. Quickly edit prebill – no charge, write-down, fixed fees, spell check, mass edit, etc. Gather WIP, post time, change bill date, and change thru date in one step.

Faster Billing and Processing

Faster processing means bills are sent out sooner and cash comes in faster. Your billing department is able to handle more bills with no increase in personnel. Distribute prebills to attorneys from days to less than an hour. Revert prebills from attorneys to billers with edits from days to minutes. 

Configured to Your Format

It mimics that same data on the screen and embeds fields into each prebill allowing the end-user to quickly and easily edit the prebill electronically just as they would have written on the piece of paper. Create firm-specific rules for attorneys and/or billers to inform or require approval.

Easy Install

PreBillManager© does not require complex and expensive additional servers and installs quickly and easily. It does not require Adobe or other third-party software.

Edit History

PreBillManager© has a complete audit trail of all the actions and edits performed on a prebill. One may undo back to any point in the audit trail. An audit trail is also kept of all email messages sent out. These audit trails are available even if the prebill has been deselected.

Workflows and Notifications

Track the prebill during the workflow. Get email notification for all stages of the workflow. Create firm-specific rules for attorneys and/or billers to inform or require approval.

Mobile-Enabled

Smartphone supporrt for: Prebill edits and approvals. Securely view and make changes to prebill information without storing any client data on the remote device. Support for both iOS and Android devices.

Great Attorney Adoption

Attorneys will never be billers, but because PrebillManager© works the way they currently do on paper, they quickly and easily adopt PrebillManager©.

Accommodates Multiple Fomrats

Multiple prebill formats are easily accommodated if needed. The electronic format is treated just as if it was a paper prebill.

Standard Features

  • Track the prebill during the workflow
  • Share prebill editing with assistants, reviewers, timekeepers
  • Quickly edit prebill – no charge, write-down, fixed fees, spell check, mass edit, etc.
  • Gather WIP, post time, change bill date, and change thru date in one step
  • Offline prebill editing
  • View a completed prebill – see all the edits and notes long after the prebill has been posted or deselected
  • Demand prebills on the fly or even after normal business hours
  • Fix block billing time entries in seconds for faster electronic billing
  • Validate block billed entry hours
  • Quickly split time and disbursements
  • Add, review, and share notes by entries and prebill level
  • Create a draft bill after edits and before preparing the bill
  • Email notification for all stages of the workflow
  • Create firm-specific rules for attorneys and/or billers to inform or require approval

Mobile Features

  • Prebill edits
  • Approvals
  • Securely view and make changes to prebill information without storing any client data on the remote device
  • Support for both iOS and Android devices

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