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Last updated: Sep 20, 2019

Kareo Review

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

Starting from $75 Per month/user

Kareo EHR is a web-based Meaningful Use Stage 2 certified medical electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solution designed for physicians in small practices and billing companies.

  • Categories (4/25):

    • Physician Scheduling
    • Physical Therapy
    • Scheduling
    • Web-Based EMR / EHR

What is Kareo? Updated: Sep 20, 2019

Kareo EHR is a web-based Meaningful Use Stage 2 certified medical electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solution designed for physicians in small practices and billing companies. The core features include practice management, EHR, and patient engagement and more.

The solution helps the user schedule patients, manage delinquent accounts & collection processes, confirm insurance, develop customized reports and store patient data and more. The core features include e-prescribing, dashboard, patient portal, and ICD-10 Ready. The Kareo telemedicine lets the user connect with patients at any time and anywhere.

Kareo Clinical EHR is a solution that can be used across multiple medical specialties including family medicine, mental health, pediatrics, chiropractic, cardiology, and podiatry and more.

The elabs feature allows the user automate inefficient paper-based processes. With the integrated patient portal, the user can share medical records & billing information as well as communicate with patients at any time securely.

Kareo Average Rating -

The rating of Kareo is 4.1 stars. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review

Kareo Typical Customers

Kareo is suitable for small healthcare businesses that are looking for a way to simplify their billing processes. It can be used for a wide range of medical specialties including pediatrics, mental health, cardiology and family medicine.

Kareo Features

Kareo comes with posting and claims processing, fee schedule management, remittance and payment posting, patient statements and processing, performance reporting, document storage, code scrubbing, patient list and messaging, patient portal, lab orders and API access features. Kareo Billing service users get automatic access to full-featured EHR and practice management tools for managing front-office tasks.

Kareo 3 Pros

  • Kareo offers free access to their PM and EHR systems unlike other similar tools
  • Kareo offers customer success coach and flexible online training to help users get the most out of this medical billing solution
  • The customer support of this medical billing solution offers phone, email and live chat option

Kareo 2 Cons

  • Kareo’s patient statements are not highly customizable which can be a problem for some users
  • Some apps and programs in Kareo are platform specific which can be a problem for some users

Kareo Alternatives

The two main competitors of Kareo EHR include iPatientCare EHR and Chart Synergy EHR. iPatientCare EHR is a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR)solution just like Kareo EHR. Kareo EHR is a product of Kareo which was founded in 2004 in the United States, but iPatientCare EHR is a product of iPatientCare which began in 1994 also in the United States.

iPatientCare offers support online, during the business hours, and via a 24/7 live rep and in comparison, Kareo EHR offers support online and during the business hours. Both iPatientCare and Kareo EHR offers training via documentation, webinars, live online and in-person.

Just as Kareo EHR, Charts Synergy EHR is a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) solution. Charts Synergy EHR is a product of Chart Synergy which began in 2016 in Nigeria while Kareo EHR is a product of Kareo which was founded in 2004 in the United States.

Kareo EHR offers support online and during the business hours while Charts Synergy EHR offers online and via a 24/7 live rep. Kareo EHR offers training via documentation, webinars live online and in-person, but Charts Synergy offers training via documentation, webinars, and live-online.

Kareo Pricing Information

Kareo’s pricing plans are based on specialty and volume and details are only available upon request.

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Is Kareo the right software for me?

Kareo is ideal for physician practices from 1-10 providers as well as medical billing companies with 1-100 providers. It caters to multiple specialties including Acupuncture, critical care, general practice, family medicine, dermatology, chiropractic, behavioral health, emergency medicine, and cardiology.

Kareo Categories

Physician Scheduling
Physical Therapy
Scheduling
Web-Based EMR / EHR
Practice Management
Podiatry EMR
Plastic Surgery
Pediatric
Patient Records
Patient Portal
Patient Billing Estimate
Mental Health

Specifications

Company:
Address: USA
Website:Kareo
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Kareo Features

Payment Management
Billing & Invoicing
Scheduling
Compliance
Barcode Scanning
Medical, EMR & EHR

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