Kareo - Top Competitors (Mar 2022)

Kareo Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating:
(4.1/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Medical -> Kareo review -> Kareo competitors
Ranking:Ranked 30 out of 643 Medical systems
Company: Kareo
Pricing: starts at $150 per provider/month + 4% - 9% (collections)
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Kareo review, Kareo alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 23, 2022

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Kareo VS Alternatives in 2022

In the medical billing and practice management category, DrChrono, eClinicalWorks, SimplePractice, and AthenaHealth are the top alternatives to Kareo. In select aspects, Kareo is compared to its top competitors below:
  • Cloud/On-premise: Kareo is a fully cloud-based software solution, deployable on desktop and mobile. Compared to its alternatives, Kareo and most of its top alternatives are fully cloud-based software, except eClinicalWorks, which is also deployed on-premise.
  • Cost: Kareo pricing starts at a minimum of $150 per month, with additional costs for multiple providers. In comparison, SimplePractice pricing starts at $29 per month for solo practitioners with a $15/month fee for a telehealth add-on. eClinicalWorks pricing starts at $599/month/provider for EHR & Practice Management, while the other top alternatives do not disclose their pricing details.
  • Customers/Industries: Kareo targets independent practices, medical billing companies, and independent providers across several specialties in the medical field. In comparison, most top alternatives of Kareo software have similar customer/industry targets. Also, AthenaHealth serves orthopedics, while SimplePractice is also used by marriage and family therapists.
  • Functionality: Kareo boasts the typical functionalities of medical billing and practice management software like patient collection, patient portal, EHR, and analytics. In comparison, AthenaHealth has a speech-to-text documentation feature that Kareo does not offer, while SimplePractice also has a website builder for providers.
  • Popularity: Kareo was founded in 2004 and pioneer in the practice management software category. Over 75,000 providers, 150,000 users, and 1600+ billing companies use the software. In comparison, over 100,000 users trust SimplePractice, eClinicalWorks is used by almost 1 million users (healthcare professionals and independent care providers combined). At the same time, over 32 million patients have been treated by providers that use DrChrono.
  • Scalability: Kareo is a highly scalable software option built for businesses of all sizes, from as little as one provider to hundreds. In comparison, all top alternatives of Kareo are equally scalable software options, able to support anything between single-person providers and enterprise-level medical practices.
  • Support: Kareo supports its clients via the following channels: email, live chat, phone, FAQ section, and a knowledge base. Compared to its top alternatives, SimplePractice does not offer support through the live chat channel available on Kareo.

Kareo alternatives - for small & large Practice

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Kareo that are worth checking out: NextGen Healthcare for SMBs, WebPT EMR for large size business, Practice fusion for growing companies, and Sevocity for low budget organizations.

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)
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Kareo
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$150 per provider/month + 4% - 9% (collections)
Functionality
31
Review
Best for SMBs
NextGen ...
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$299 per provider/month
Functionality
20
Best for Enterprise
WebPT
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$3 per provider/day
Functionality
30
Review
Growing
Practice...
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$149 per provider/month
Functionality
41
Free version
Sevocity...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$379 per provider
Functionality
35

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