AdvancedMD Vs Essential RCM (Sep 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 07, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - AdvancedMD or Essential RCM?

Essential RCM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than AdvancedMD, AdvancedMD is rated higher (95/100) than Essential RCM (90/100). AdvancedMD offers more features (2) to their users than Essential RCM (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is AdvancedMD!

Looking for the right Medical Billing solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How AdvancedMD compares with edgeMED Healthcare?

AdvancedMD: AdvancedMD, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is part of a globally-trusted company with nearly $11B in revenues and approximately 620,000 clients, including more than 45,000 U.S.-based physicians. Our company is one of the world’s largest providers of cloud-based software, including an ONC-ATCB-CCHIT 2011-2012 Certified complete electronic health rec...

edgeMED Healthcare: edgeMED was established in 1981 with one simple philosophy; Healthcare Above All. Since our inception, edgeMED’s core function has been pioneering the use of technology and expert services that enable healthcare providers to distribute world-class patient safety, clinical outcomes & financial results. From developing one of the nation’s first elect...

Who's more expensive? AdvancedMD or Essential RCM?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Medical Billing software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for AdvancedMD and Essential RCM.

AdvancedMD price starts at $729 per provider/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 AdvancedMD Medical Billing is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Medical Billing software. Essential RCM price starts at $149 per user/month , when comparing Essential RCM to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Medical Billing software cost.

Bottom line: AdvancedMD cost is around the same cost of Essential RCM.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared AdvancedMD Vs. Essential RCM based on some of the most important and required Medical Billing features. AdvancedMD: Medical, Medical. Essential RCM: We are still working to collect the list of features for Essential RCM.

Target customer size

AdvancedMD's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and Essential RCM's target customer size include: Medium and large size businesses.

AdvancedMD

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $729 per provider/month

AdvancedMD Medical Billing is an integrated cloud-based medical software solution for private medical practitioners. Some core features of Advanced Billing include Claims Management, Code & Charge Entry, Compli...

Categories: Payment Processing, Document Management, Claims Management, E-Prescribing.

Essential RCM

ITQlick rating
(3.7/5)

starts at $149 per user/month

Essential RCM is medical billing software solution medium to large health care providers. Its ultimate goal is to help doctors, laboratories, and hospitals avoid not getting paid. Its key features include billi...

Categories: Payment Processing, Document Management, Claims Management, Medical Billing, Patient Billing Estimate.

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AdvancedMD: 2 Features

Medical
Medical

Essential RCM: 0 Features

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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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AdvancedMD
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$729 per provider/month
Functionality
13
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Essential
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$149 per user/month
Functionality
8
Therabill
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$149 per provider
Functionality
26
RXNT
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$65 per month
Functionality
31
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DrsMagic
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$80 per user/month
Functionality
7
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.