Practice Mate by Office Ally is a free practice management software with an affordable yet comprehensive electronic health record option. It is used by more than 330,000 medical providers in the United States. The software is web-based and offers all functionalities needed to manage a practice such as patient scheduling, appointment reminders, billing, and reports.
EHR 24/7 is Office Ally EHR, nominally priced at approximately $30 per month per provider. Practices using Practice Mate EHR Software also get to use their flagship product i.e., Office Ally Clearinghouse for free. Users can submit claims electronically to more than 5,000 payers, enjoy reduced denials due to automatic claim scrubbing before submission, and track each claim's status.
CPT and PPT codes are automatically generated and added into claims since they are integrated with the practice management software. Physicians can customize their soap notes, set limitations on user access, and generally perform most clinical tasks with ease. The platform includes a reporting module that helps clinical staff search by name, type of insurance, tax ID, etc. With Practice Mate, users don't need any contract to sign.
The vendor also offers a free patient portal through which patients can schedule or change appointments, make online payments, or fill forms.
Practice Mate Pricing: EHR 24/7 costs $29.99 per month, per user. Practice Ally, Clearinghouse, and the patient portal are available at zero charges.
Practice Mate Support: The software offers 24/7 Customer Support via phone and email.
Practice Mate Pros: Practice Mate takes care of a practice’s billing and scheduling. It rarely has issues with denied claims. Users can easily catch mistakes before being sent out. It comes at a low cost, allows users to set text, phone, and email reminders.
Practice Mate Cons: The software cannot link a reminder system to a phone number, and uses a random phone number to send a text. There's a bit of a learning curve and often slows down while loading pages.
Practice Mate EHR Software Features
Practice Management Software
Reporting and Analytics
Medical Billing Service