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For an organization providing ABA service, there really is nobody else that even provides a remotely comparable service. It does have limitations and areas of the system that take more training or are less intuitive than one might hope, but their customer support representatives are generally really helpful and they are pretty quick to make updates to better serve their clients. They are incredible at finding efficient ways to reduce workflow, and while the product can be quite pricey, we have found that it has saved us at least 2 FT admin positions through the efficiency it has created and further frees up our clinicians so that they can focus in more on client outcomes. It's instrumental in our ability to scale our operations across locations. Even with its limitations, it's proven to be in a class of its own in the ABA world.
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Templates are customizable and you can take pictures directly into a patient's chart. DrChrono is less appropriate for this reason: they have been working on enrolling my company for Medicare electronic billing for [seven months]. [As a result], I have been unable to bill for any Medicare patients for [seven months]. The only person I have talked to was in India [and] ([the] email address ended in .india). I have had to call Medicare to try to figure out how to complete the enrollment process, [and I ended up with this response from Medicare: "DrChrono needs to [stop being lazy and do something]!." I lost [a] significant [amount of] money. [...]
Read full review Pros CentralReach is easy to use once you get fully trained. CentralReach helps us schedule our appointments, document our services, and quickly convert those sessions into charges to be billed to payors. CentralReach is always evolving and implementing new features to keep up with client demands and the ever changing healthcare field. Read full review Documentation Template Customization Read full review Cons Scheduling module has its limitations Instant Chat is not robust The App is terrible!! Read full review [Onboarding] trainers and tech support do not know the program. [All] DrChrono calls are from blocked, [unknown], or their personal numbers. [Looking] at [each] caller ID, you have to answer every call because they do not register as DrChrono. DrChrono [uses] [Google] phone and [I could] not understand what [a] trainer [said] [when I called them]. [I could not hear what the trainer said] over the noise of other conversations on [Google] phone. [I] [had] absolutely no way of talking to tech support in person. [Tech] support tickets [are] unanswered. [They] do not know how to enroll providers to bill Medicare electronically. [There was] absolutely no accountability. [The] platform was constantly down [and was very frustrating]. [There was a] consistently, delayed submission. [Every] day, [I got] an email about a problem that they are working on. [Weekly] issues for platform [was] addressed for slowness. Tech support needs [to have professional people answering tech problems, needs to be reliable, and be responsive whenever someone has issues]. [The] tutorial videos [for DrChrono] are from several years [ago] and no longer apply to the [most] current platform layout. [The] help browser [is] nonfunctional. [Tech support is not well trained. You can not talk to anyone in person and they often do not answer tech tickets. Onboard trainers do not know their system. Customer often figures out the answers before the training rep. Between the accent and the noise of Google phone, my entire training session was asking her to repeat what she said. When they are rated lowest of the group for tech support, it is for a reason]. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
DrChrono has resulted in revenue loss
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If you don't want to do anything custom, the platform is pretty easy to navigate.
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I am glad I am not always affected by the platform problems. You get daily emails notifying you they are working on slowness, ERA submission problems etc
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For the most part, the program slowness has not affected me directly.
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It was really good in the beginning and during implementation, now that they have been bought and are scaling support is lacking
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Their tech support is not well trained. You can not talk to tech support directly. You have to submit work tickets, which have gone unanswered
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When being trained on the billing program, rather than start at the beginning and "TRAIN HOW TO USE THE PROGRAM" the trainer kept asking me what questions I had. I kept saying I don't know what I don't know. Her response was, ok, were done then. You don't have anymore questions. The only thing I could think to do was ask her to explain each item in each drop down box, but she would just read out loud the drop down choices and ask what questions I had. This pretty much sums up their training.
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If you have used other EHR and programs, over time you will be able to self train for DrChrono
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The user functionality is intuitive. The customer service is beyond other products which allows you to be more efficient and effective at using the system. Also, entering programming which is the primary use is very easy and also intuitive. Many parts of the system are connected which auto populate reports for our therapist. On the business side, the scheduling to billing is very effective.
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has the best tech support and onboarding training. WebPT is also good, but their charting templates lack customization. RehabOptima and Casamba are straight forward and reliable. I am currently stuck with DrChrono.
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The platform is often being worked on for slowness.
Read full review Return on Investment CR allows us to streamline across locations, share admin staff across locations and automate multiple processes that previously took administrative and clinical time. CR actively seeks to continue to expand and refine their practices and products, and acquire related specialty services - a critical quality in a field that is evolving as quickly as ours is. Using templates through CR and their scheduling and timesheet features ensures that we have an audit-proof system and that all sessions that we provide are in compliance with regulatory agencies for reimbursement. Read full review Negative: I have lost reimbursement due to the time for tech support to address ticket and the max claims submission time. Negative: I have [not had any medicare revenue for seven months] due to DrChrono not knowing how to enroll for Medicare Electronic Billing. This issue still has not been resolved. Negative: Lost time due to the platform being down or running slow. Negative: Slow claims processing. Negative: DrChrono needs [qualified] tech support, [quality] [for] onboard training, [timely] response to technical issues, [and timely] response to billing issues. Read full review ScreenShots