updated 10:25 am EST, Mon December 12, 2005
MacPractice 1.8 due in Dec
today announced a new release of a new version of its MacPractice MD, DDS and DC software for medical practices. The new release, due later this month, adds new features to MacPractice MD, DDS and DC to advance user productivity and efficiency. It will offer new scheduling features, including the ability to associate as many as four colors with an appointment to indicate status, type, alert, etc. In additiion, users can overlay transparencies on the schedule to indicate block time for certain procedures, or doctor and staff availability. Version 1.8 facilitates the posting of bulk insurance payments, a new Claim Generator to print batches of paper claims, and SuperCodes, which generate a predetermined set of procedures and diagnosis simultaneously.
The update also updates other parts of MacPractice software including EClaims, Notes and Rx. Dental offices can create CareSlips (encounter forms) for scheduled patients. Physicians can also now print or eclaim UB92 forms for hospital billing. All users can also take advantage of the ability to print mail and chart labels, and postcards for appointment reminders and recalls.
Introductory pricing for MacPractice software has been extended to January 15, 2006. MacPractice MD starts at $2000, and MacPractice DDS and DC start at $1500 for a single-user license. Networked versions are an additional $500 per 5 users. Scheduling, EClaims and Perio Charting are available options for $500 each. An additional holiday discount of 25 percent is available until December 22, 2005. Version 1.8 is expected to be released on December 28th.