WHAT IS OFFICE ALLY PRACTICE MATE?
Office Ally Practice Mate is a free practice management software for small to mid-sized medical practices. Being connected to over 5,000 insurance companies, Office Ally Practice Mate is web based and allows you to access your practice’s information 24/7.
IS PRACTICE MATE REALLY FREE?
Yes. They offer free practice management software, free clearinghouse services and a free patient portal called:
- Office Ally Practice Mate – A free practice management software
- The robust Office Ally Clearninghouse – A free clearninghouse with access to over 5,000 payers.
- Office Ally Practice Ally – A free patient portal
It is important to note that if a significant portion of your claims submissions are government based (Medicaid, Medicare, etc.), make sure you understand the cost implications. Office Ally has a threshold that no more than 50% of your total claims can be government based in order to continue to be free. If your practice has over 50% of its submissions from government based claims than you may be required to pay a small monthly fee.
OFFICE ALLY PRACTICE MATE FEATURES
A free practice management software with all the features and benefits your practice needs to succeed. Besides being a free practice management system, the key features and benefits are:
- Access to over 5,000 payers
- No contract required
- Free training and set-up
- 24/7 customer support
- Detailed reporting
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OFFICE ALLY AND PRACTICE MATE?
Office Ally is a health information company that offers solutions for small to mid-sized medical practices including an EHR system, practice management, clearinghouse services and personal health record management (patient portal).
Practice Mate is a practice management solution that can work independently or be integrated with Office Ally EHR.
DOES PRACTICE MATE INTEGRATE WITH OFFICE ALLY CLEARINGHOUSE?
The clearninghouse services that Office Ally offers is the cornerstone of their business, so you can be sure that Practice Mate will provide your practice with access to over 5,000 insurance companies.
Please note that if your claims are over 50% government based (Medicaid, etc.), so you may be required to pay a nominal monthly fee for Office Ally’s clearninghouse services.
CAN I GET A PRACTICE MATE DEMO?
Yes, it is easy to get a Practice Mate demo. They do it in the form of a webinar so you will likely have others on the demo with you. They offer Practice Mate demo signups right on their website, but if you would like a 1:1 demo just ask.
Practice Mate software is just one of Office Ally’s flagship products. In addition, they offer webinars for Office Ally 24/7 demo and an OA-Rx demo for their ePrescribe module.
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING AND SUPPORT DO THEY OFFER?
Practice Mate has free set up and training. And with 24/7 customer support, they can provide the service you need.
DOES MY PRACTICE HAVE TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH OFFICE ALLY PRACTICE MATE?
So with no contracts required, your practice can use Practice Mate and not be tied down to a practice management system. All at no cost.
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