Which Medical billing software is Good?

This post is based on our poll which was conducted in our website. We cant consider this is 100% is correct since list of Medical billing software is limited and number of user put their review and votes also very low. However here is the detail.

Medical billing software given in the poll and their votes will be given below.

1. Medisoft - 23
2. E - Clinical - 6
3. Meditab - 5
4. Sequel Med - 2
5. GE healthcare - 5
6. Medic billing software -5
7. Nterprise Medical billing software - 6

Here some of other billing software which is not particpated in the poll.

Meditech ... hospital information system
Allscripts ... EHR and document management
McKesson ... multiple systems
Per-Se/McKesson ... revenue cycle mgmt and resource mgmt
Merge Healthcare ... RIS/PACS (radiology)
Integrated Revenue Management ... revenue cycle mgmt (http://www.irminconline.com/)
SalePoint - point of sale

Medical billing software

Medical billing software is computer-based application that manages the financial and administrative functions of healthcare organizations. The software program includes patient management, scheduling and reporting, billing and collection, insurance and patient coordination, and billing statements.

Decent medical billing software can also be customized, allowing the user to set additional protocols and features and will have an element of expansion if the billing needs increase.

When considering the purchase of medical billing software, there are a few things to consider and some basic questions to ask. It is important to know what forms the software system supports. Not all software packages support all forms and some software is not customized to use certain forms that are not included in the original package.

Another question to ask is if the software package can support billing durable medical equipment. Durable medical equipment is the term used to describe medical equipment used in the home to offer a better quality of living and includes oxygen tents, iron lungs, catheters, CPAP, wheelchairs and hospital beds.

Other considerations will include whether the system is an on premise or web based system. If it is an on premise system, the software is only available from the computer or server where the program is uploaded. If it is web based, the software is available through the Internet and is available to anyone who has log on privileges.

The cost of the medical billing program is a consideration as well as if it is an ownership based purchase or a leasing program. I don’t know if you will find any free but you will find cheap medical billing software. Then there is the question of what the cost covers. Does it cover installation and set up as well as an initial training program? Does it include updates? Does it include technical support services? Is the program licensed based, meaning the license mandates the number of computers it can be installed on or the number of users at one time if it is a server based program.

Some medical billing software companies will develop a software system based on the facilities criteria. It is unique in design for that one facility and will include all the elements necessary to make the billing system efficient.

The software developer will audit your current billing system and help determine the billing needs based on the audit and the needs expressed by the staff. The software developer will also make suggestions for billing options that may be considered in the future.

The software will be developed according to the operating system and being used and will also allow expansion of the program to accommodate future growth. The software developer will also instruct the staff how to use the software and include technical support for some specified amount of time following installation.

Please share your opinion and review about Medical billing software in the comments section

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Hi, I prefer Medisoft the best, good & friendly User Software. I have used Soft-Aid as-well, it is also a good one but not as good as Medisoft.

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