Essential RCM - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 08, 2021

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DrsMagic is medical billing software for small, medium, and large healthcare companies. Drs.Magic pricing is cheaper than Essential RCM. Its price starts at $80 a month per user. Essential’s feature includes Claims Management, Code & Charge Entry, Compliance Tracking, Dunning Management, Customizable Dashboard, Invoice History, Patient Eligibility Checks, Payment Processing, Practice Management, and Remittance Advice whereas DrsMagic only has Claims Management, Invoice History, and Remittance Advice only.

Though DrsMagic has a higher review score online and cheaper, Essential offers more RCM systems so businesses could be paid more. Mercury Medical serves medium and large healthcare providers at the same price range as Essential.

Mercury Medical and Essential have the same medical billing features but what makes Medical Mercury better is their support package. It already includes software upgrades, customizations, corrections, and 24/7 email and phone support. Both have the same excellent review scores online and can greatly help companies to increase their revenue.

2021's Top Essential RCM Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Essential RCM that are worth checking out: AdvancedMD Medical Billing for SMBs, Therabill for large size business, RXNT hospice for growing companies, and ViSolve Medical Billing Software for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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)
Functionality
Review
Compare
Essential
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
$149 per user/month
Functionality
8
Best for SMBs
AdvancedMD
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$729 per provider/month
Functionality
13
Best for Enterprise
Therabill
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$149 per provider/month
Functionality
26
Growing
RXNT
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$65 per month
Functionality
31
Review
Free version
ViSolve
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$99 per user/month
Functionality
22

1. AdvancedMD Medical Billing - Best for SMBs

AdvancedMD Medical Billing is an alternative Medical Billing software, AdvancedMD Medical Billing installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. AdvancedMD Medical Billing, with a pricing score of 4 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

AdvancedMD Medical Billing is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (AdvancedMD offers 13 main features). compare head to head: AdvancedMD Medical Billing Vs Essential RCM

2. Therabill - Best for Large Business

Therabill is an alternative Medical Billing software, Therabill installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. Therabill, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

Therabill is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Therabill offers 26 main features). compare head to head: Therabill Vs Essential RCM

3. RXNT hospice - Best for Growing Companies

RXNT hospice is an alternative Medical Billing software, RXNT hospice installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. RXNT hospice, with a pricing score of 3 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

RXNT hospice is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (RXNT offers 31 main features). compare head to head: RXNT hospice Vs Essential RCM

4. ViSolve Medical Billing Software - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

ViSolve Medical Billing Software is an alternative Medical Billing software, ViSolve Medical Billing Software installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. ViSolve Medical Billing Software, with a pricing score of 2.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

ViSolve Medical Billing Software is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ViSolve offers 22 main features). compare head to head: ViSolve Medical Billing Software Vs Essential RCM

5. DrsMagic

DrsMagic is an alternative Medical Billing software, DrsMagic used on the cloud, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. DrsMagic, with a pricing score of 4.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

DrsMagic is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (DrsMagic offers 7 main features). compare head to head: DrsMagic Vs Essential RCM

6. HARP

HARP is an alternative Medical Billing software, HARP used on the cloud, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. HARP is considered same cost to implement (Pricing not available) as Essential RCM, both with a pricing score of 4.6.

HARP is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (HARP offers 6 main features). compare head to head: HARP Vs Essential RCM

7. ECLIPSE Software

ECLIPSE Software is an alternative Medical Billing software, ECLIPSE Software installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. ECLIPSE Software, with a pricing score of 2.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

ECLIPSE Software is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ECLIPSE offers 27 main features). compare head to head: ECLIPSE Software Vs Essential RCM

8. Claim Manager

Claim Manager is an alternative Medical Billing software, Claim Manager used on the cloud, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. Claim Manager, with a pricing score of 6.6 is considered more expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

Claim Manager is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Claim offers 6 main features). compare head to head: Claim Manager Vs Essential RCM

9. Athena collecter

Athena collecter is an alternative Medical Billing software, Athena collecter cloud, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. Athena collecter, with a pricing score of 5 is considered more expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

Athena collecter is rated 3.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Athena offers 8 main features). compare head to head: Athena collecter Vs Essential RCM

10. bflow Solutions

bflow Solutions is an alternative Medical Billing software, bflow Solutions used on the cloud, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. bflow Solutions, with a pricing score of 4.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

bflow Solutions is rated 4.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (bflow offers 9 main features). compare head to head: bflow Solutions Vs Essential RCM

11. PowerMed Billing

PowerMed Billing is an alternative Medical Billing software, PowerMed Billing used on the cloud, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. PowerMed Billing, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

PowerMed Billing is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (PowerMed offers 7 main features). compare head to head: PowerMed Billing Vs Essential RCM

12. EZClaim

EZClaim is an alternative Medical Billing software, EZClaim installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. EZClaim, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

EZClaim is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (EZClaim offers 26 main features). compare head to head: EZClaim Vs Essential RCM

13. A+ DELPHI Medical Billing Software

A+ DELPHI Medical Billing Software is an alternative Medical Billing software, A+ DELPHI Medical Billing Software installed on-premises or used cloud based, Essential RCM can be used on the cloud. A+ DELPHI Medical Billing Software, with a pricing score of 2.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Essential RCM with a score of 4.6.

A+ DELPHI Medical Billing Software is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (A+ offers 5 main features). compare head to head: A+ DELPHI Medical Billing Software Vs Essential RCM

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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.