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Comparing Flat Rate Answering Service Companies

It seems that often in today’s business world people have been misled to believe that anything that is a good deal falls into that old adage that “if it seems to be too good to be true it probably is.” In fact, if you are looking for a top medical answering service option, there are a few flat rate answering service companies that are really head and shoulders above the rest. These services provide patient communication with doctors for both emergency and non-emergency calls, and they also help to reduce the number of erroneous calls to on-call physicians. What is your Budget? You will find that there is a significant difference in options for medical answering services. The most costly will be the in-person call center types of services. The irony is that these call centers are also the least effective, and are most likely to result in higher bills, lower patient satisfaction, and increases in mistaken calls to on-call physicians. Knowing your budget will be important when selecting flat rate answering service companies. Make sure that flat rate really means one price per month, and there are not additional fees, overage fees or other factors that are figured into the bill. A flat rate fee should mean that the rate never changes, regardless of the number of calls made to the system or the number of calls to on-call physicians the service makes. Customizing the Service Some of the flat rate companies providing services to medical offices, clinics and facilities offer a one size fits all option that has very limited standard features. A very few companies work to provide a customized service for every medical office. This customization can include having the virtual answering service available in one, two or three languages, which is very helpful in diverse communities. Additionally, the service may work with you to...

The Benefits of a Flat Rate Phone Answering Service

Today, most businesses have some kind of answering system in place. It might be as uncomplicated as a machine connected to a telephone or a voice mail system from the phone company. However, these options only work for personal use and very small businesses. If you run a local business you want your callers to get the information they need, and have the opportunity for after hours contact. When it comes to answering services, you have two major choices for fee structures. You can go with a company who charges you according to usage or a flat rate phone answering service. Here are some of the many advantages a flat rate service can provide. What’s the Difference? A flat rate service charges you one fee every month. This is very easy to understand. However, a usage based system may charge you by the minute or the number of calls you receive. They also may have additional charges for email, text messages, and other features. Cost Are you concerned about your monthly expenses? Just about every business these days wants to keep costs to a minimum. On average, flat rate services are much cheaper. This will help keep your operating costs down, and make your business more efficient. Volume Doesn’t Matter A usage based answering service may charge you by the call. If you have an unusually large amount of phone calls in a month, you may get a bill which is very high. This can’t happen with a flat rate phone answering service, because your bill is the same amount no matter how many calls you receive. No Hidden Fees When you have a flat rate service, you know what your charges will be every month. There is no way your answering service can add hidden or extra charges or surcharges to your bill. This is another way to...

Getting Relief for Your Pain

Nothing can ruin your day as quickly as severe pain. Taking over the counter medicine may ease it for a time, of course, but if you are not experiencing any positive benefit from this over time, then pain relief treatment in Dallas, TX is for you. A single day ruined by pain will turn into several days and then months and possibly even years. Your life can be virtually run off the tracks by pain. What you once loved doing, you can no longer do; and your existence becomes dependent upon the occurrence of that pain. The pain relief treatment specialists in Dallas, TX understand your difficulty and want to restore your quality of life to its former glory by eliminating this pain through their carefully practiced techniques and knowledge of the science of its causes. Getting your life back and no longer being a slave to your bodily agony is as much their goal as it is yours. The Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain Management It is the case in many treatments that the symptoms of a deeply seeded bodily malfunction are addressed, and not the root cause of those symptoms themselves. Consequently, temporary relief is experienced but permanent and lasting renewal is not. What it takes to get at these sources of ailment is a multidisciplinary method that spans a number of important fields in medicine, physical therapy, and nutrition. Pain Management of Dallas runs the gamut in its quest to restore the body back to health. Thorough Pain Relief Treatment in Dallas, TX Whether it be in the form of massage therapy or posture training, even diets and detox, your needs will be met on several fronts, precisely because pain springs from the complex amalgamation of processes occurring within the human body. All of these seemingly unrelated bodily pressures and forces come together, in fact, and addressing...

Tips For Benefitting From Laser Hair Removal In Chicago

Shaving and waxing can be painful and annoying, as it must frequently be done to keep body hairs off of that area of the body. However, there is an alternative that can be much more helpful. Laser hair removal (LHR) in Chicago can be the perfect option for those that want to remove unwanted body fuzz, though there are some tips you can do beforehand to ensure that the treatment will hold well. When LHR Works Best While most people associate LHR with permanent removal of unwanted body fuzz, it isn’t considered entirely permanent, as it can grow back lighter and less frequently. It also works best on light skin and dark hairs. This means it is perfect for backs, legs and other areas on both men and women. Don’t Remove It is best not to remove hairs from the body by the root before your treatment. You should likely wait six weeks before removing any hairs by waxing or tweezing. However, shaving is still okay, as well as using depilatory products, including Nair. Minimize Pain While the LHR system isn’t meant to cause a lot of pain, it is important to find a facility that uses the newest technology and best techniques to avoid causing you a lot of pain. Many facilities use gentle versions that use a coolant spray to help numb and soothe the skin. However, it is also up to the person in question as to how much pain they are in with the procedure. People with sensitive skin and a low tolerance for pain may experience pain no matter what type of system is used. Another way to help minimize pain is to shave immediately before treatment. While this could seem counterproductive, the technicians do not need to see hairs in order to use the lasers and it can significantly reduce the pain if...

How to Get the Most Out of a HealthTec EMR System

Imagine this: It’s another busy day, and a clinician needs emergency information regarding a patient. She contacts another department, whose staff scrambles to find information on the patient. Twenty minutes later, they’re able to locate what they need. However, their delay was extremely detrimental to the patient’s health. Now, imagine the same scenario, but under different circumstances: It’s a busy day, and a clinician needs information on a patient as fast as possible. She contacts another department, requesting any information they can give her. The department pulls up everything it has on the patient and, with a single click, is able to transfer it to the clinician. She is then able to refer to the data and use it to help the patient. The first scenario is the reality that often occurs in a healthcare company that is running without the efficiency that an EMR system provides. The second scenario is a lot smoother, because the company in question chose to install our EMR system to store all their patients’ information. Our EMR system is an asset to any healthcare company, and it’s capable of more than you might realize. Document Every Patient’s Visit This is essential if you want to avoid gaps in the data you have on file. Keeping your information up to date is one of the biggest advantages our EMR system can provide you with. Make Use of Intelligent Medical Software (IMS) This software is excellent for on-the-go productivity. It allows you to take notes on a hand-held device during a patient’s office visit. As soon as the notes are completed, you can send them to a nurse. It’s that simple. Familiarize Yourself with Your System’s Interface At HealthTec, we’ve designed an efficient EMR system with a graphical interface that’s easy to understand. Once you’re more familiar with it, you’ll be more knowledgeable on all...

Get the Emergency Medicine Coding Management Your Practice Deserves

There are a number of ways that emergency medical practices can benefit from receiving accurate emergency medicine coding management. These management solutions free up more time for staff which allows them to focus on more important patient issues. Other ways that these services can benefit your practice include: 1. Facilitation of precise reimbursement 2. Confirmation that the particular treatment provided was essential 3. Validation for insurance reviews 4. Reduction in claim denials 5. Compliance with HIPAA guidelines 6. Increase in revenue and patient satisfaction Expert Billing Management Solutions Guaranteed At DuvaSawko Emergency Medical Billing and Management Solutions we have established ourselves as industry leaders in revolutionizing the management of emergency medicine coding, billing, and account software. We believe that collecting money is in the details and we take care of managing those details so that your staff can focus on providing the best customer care while receiving maximum revenue. We will tenaciously pursue every dollar that your providers are entitled to receive and we offer you seasoned expertise that covers every area of the details involved in your practice. In addition to everything that a typical medical billing company might offer you, we provide a number of value added service which include: 1. Continuous emergency medicine coding reviews 2. Analysis of important documentation 3. Analysis of all payer distribution 4. Contract reviews for your budget and facility 5. Fee schedules 6. Staff model analysis When you appoint our experts in emergency medicine coding and practice management, positive results are guaranteed. A Company You Can Rely On DuvaSawko Emergency Medical Billing and Management Solutions is more than just a medical billing company. We are owned and operated by emergency physicians, which means that we understand the importance in maintaining high quality customer care. We know all the time consuming nuances involved in managing emergency medicine coding as well as the...

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