Benchmark Systems is increasing healthcare automation with Online Bill Pay through their Patient Portal
Online PR News – 18-February-2014 – Lynchburg, VA – Benchmark Systems, a leading Internet based provider of fully integrated medical practice management solutions, announced today that it has partnered with PatientPay to offer electronic statements and online bill pay through their patient portal.
The electronic statement feature eliminates the costly and complicated paper-based billing method used by the overwhelming majority of healthcare providers. It will eliminate the rising expense of postage and the time it takes to collect patient balances. Since PatientPay reduces the time to payment in half, practices utilizing Benchmark Practice Management will realize improved cash flow and reduced accounts receivables.
Ernie Chastain, Vice President of Benchmark Systems stated, “Our decision to offer the electronic statement option came after the last increase in postage announcement. Most patients today utilize the internet and a significant percentage of all of our practices patients will use this feature, lowering costs for our providers. Our job is to offer technology that lowers cost, simplifies workflows, and increases cash flow for our providers. This is another example of Benchmarks focus in these areas.”
PatientPay is a patented, web-based service for physician groups and their patients to process and manage bills and balances. It handles the time-intensive, complicated and expensive process in minutes not days, at half the cost and with less risk than paper-based payments or traditional online portals. PatientPay, based in Durham, North Carolina, reaches more than 30,000 healthcare providers through its current network of Practice Management Software partners. The online service can integrate with any Practice Management Software to offer a complete online solution that automates billing, collections and posting of patient payments.
For more information, please visit www.patientpay.com or call 1-888-730-9374.
About Benchmark Systems Inc.
Benchmark Systems Inc. offers a suite of server or cloud-based software and medical billing/collection services backed by a 35 year history of 5 Star Service. Their software functions on laptops, iPads and iPhones. Benchmark’s suite of products include; Patient Portal, Scheduling, EHR, Practice Management, Billing, Instant Messaging, e-Fax, Order Tracking, Rx Scripting, and Billing and Collection Services at a very affordable price. Benchmark’s products are CCHIT approved and are being utilized by thousands of doctors in every state in the US.
For more information about Benchmark Systems please call us at 1.800.779.0902 or visit us online at www.benchmark-systems.com.