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Can anyone elaborate on Keystrokes -
Posted By: hiring process
I would really like to know more about their process. Do you test? Anybody out there know of recent.
Pay Rate - I'm confused - help!- sm -
Posted By: anon
XX cents per typed character as per AAMT guidelines ?? Does this mean no spaces?? I was told I would be paid for spaces, but now I'm confused. Help is greatly appreciated.
I'm so tired of being ripped off, I thought this would be a great fit for me, but not if no spaces. Ugh!
What to charge for clinic work... -
Posted By: Lynne
I was just called by a local clinic and asked to do some overflow clinic work - they are behind and are looking to hire - I'm not interested in leaving my acute care for a national, but wouldn't mind helping them out. I was asked how much to charge and I haven't any idea. Is anyone willing to share what they charge for doing clinic work? I would work at home using my own equipment.
Anyone hired in Focus Infomatics actually working? -
Posted By: lorraine
I know I picked a popular schedule but thought that maybe my 2nd week in there might be charts. I am not able to flex every single day as I have another job. Anyone hired there in the last 2 weeks for a specific account actually working?
Superior Global (Texas) or Lee Perfect -
Posted By: sm
Does anyone have any current info on these companies? Also, any info on their eScription accouts - how the pay is, how reliable the work is?? Thanks!
Concerned MT - MW changes -
Posted By: Concerned
I was wondering if anyone had any inside information on what is going on at MW - the growing lack of work and people leaving/sudden management changes. Any need for great concern on job stability there?
Posted By: Laurie
What is eScription? I saw an ad where they said eScription experience is required and just wondered what this means. Thanks.
About US MTs and India sm -
Posted By: MEME
I have been a QA Editor for quite a while. I used to disagree when some companies state that they have a hard time finding qualified US MTs.....Now, from what I have been doing QA on, I have to agree with some of the companies. Is it that the quality is so poor because MTs just do not care anymore because of the low pay? I don't understand. Some of the MTs that I QA claim to have 15 to 20+ years' experience......but the quality is just awful!!!
At this point, I would prefer doing QA on work typed by Indian MTs.....It shocks me daily when I see what I have to QA. I assume these MTs have typed this way for so long, they are set in their own way, but it is just awful and I am about to start typing again as I am so tired of sending the same feedback over and over and over again!!
Abolish .5 now -
Posted By: Like my pennies whole
It kills me when companies offer a rate that has a .5 in it. I wonder who sits and cuts the pennies in half?
What does "DOE" mean on the job seekers board for the rate to be paid? -
Posted By: Curious
No work, what happens with health insurance? -
Posted By: typingaway
When there is no work at your company, what happens with your health insurance? You can tell about your current company and/or companies you've worked for in the past if you want.
QA Pay -
Posted By: MT
I was recently offered a QA position with a national. I was wondering what the normal per hour going rate is these days so I can compare. Thanks!
Are employers required to offer Cobra? -
Posted By: nm
sm and nm ?? -
Posted By: Duh???
Am new to this board. Why do so many posts say sm or nm? Are there really so many posts from the same two people if these are really someone's initials? Sorry to seem ignorant.
info on MedScribe -
Posted By: Walk the dog
Can anyone tell me what platform they use and if you use the same platform for all accounts. Are you eligible for pto after a few months of being hired? Do they send work overseas? Thanks to all who answer. Have a great night.
Vent - how do you deal with a horrible platform! -
Posted By: steamyMT
This platform is so slow that my Expander sometimes doesn't even expand things because the system is so slow. You go to back up or move forward with the cursor and its so slow you end up going to far usually. Spell check, OMG, you could go to sleep waiting to advance. It takes FOREVER to type a document.
I don't understand why companies use these horrible platforms. Makes you dread sitting down to the computer!
Posted By: KANN
Looking at applying at Precyse. Anyone work for them presently or in the past? Any thoughts on them? Thanks !!
Posted By: Wondering
I heard they have a new payscale and wondered if they are paying for spaces now, as well as templates, headers, etc. I was going to apply but heard that they've had a lot of turnover and wondered if the new payscale is to the advantage of the MT or the employer, as is usually the case when MT companies restructure their payscale to attract new employees. Thanks for any input.
Okay, what about Transform? sm -
Posted By: Still looking 2
Pay scale (ballpark), platform, flexibility?
URGENT - AXOLOTL- HELP ME -
Posted By: somebody
DOES ANYBODY HAVE ANY INPUT ON THIS COMPANY? ANYTHING? MAY BE MAKING A MISTAKE.....
Is $3.50 a page good? -
Posted By: Wondering
I work for MDI now, but with them selling out to Transcend a hospital has offered a position for $3.50 a page, no matter how many lines are on said page. Is this a good option to take compared to 10 cpl that I was making at MDI?
Posted By: kb
Does anyone know about Probity? I tested great with them and they said it was not up to par.
Any info on ABC Transcription? -
Posted By: Anon
I did a search but didn't find much regarding them. Thanks
FOCUS INFOMATICS any info please -
Posted By: any info appreciated re QA position
BEWARE D&L TYPING!!!! -
Posted By: Shelley Maki
PLEASE! ANYONE CONSIDERING APPLYING AT D&L TYPING THINK TWICE BEFORE DOING SO! I AND SEVERAL PEOPLE I KNOW HAVE BEEN BURNED BY THIS COMPANY...TO THE TUNE OF NOT BEING PAID CORRECTLY OR ON TIME AND THEN WHEN THE CHECKS DO COME IN...YOU GUESSED IT....THEY BOUNCE!!!! DO NOT BE FOOLED BY ANY PROMISES THAT THIS COMPANY MAKES TO YOU!!!!!
Webmedx misuse of money -
Posted By: Aubrey Lanes
Have you all heard the latest of Webmedx? They are flying all STMs round trip to PIttsburgh for nearly a week. They pay for tickets, hotel rooms for about 5 days, all food, food and drink while in their meetings. Can you all add up the money here? I'm thinking around $25,000. There is nothing that cannot be done by the internet or conference calls these days. It is a gross misuse of company money, money that you and I should receive. One lady on here said that we don't get to stand around and chat with each other. If we are not plugging away 100% for 8 hours we don't get paid or don't get a decent paycheck. Yet, my STM overstressed the fact that we need to do everything we can to keep our accounts in TAT, including working overtime while she is gone. Transcription companies are just like all of these bankinig companies and every other big company and their company waste and we pay for them having a good time. If they think I'm working overtime while they are gone and having a good time they can think again. I'm placing this same email on the other MT website so everyone knows how Webmedx misuses the money WE make for them. This misuse of money has to stop. This is must my opinion.
Augusta Coding nad Transcription -
Posted By: Zville MT
This company had a job posting on mtjobs.com several weeks ago - anyone else apply and actually hear anything back? I've even sent a follow-up email and nothing. Just wondering if I was the only one.
Any companies hiring for op reports? -
Posted By: upset
My company seems to have dried up.
Should you keep working as an IC when you haven't received payment from last month? -
Posted By: NON-PAID IC
I am working as an IC and still have not received payment from last month. I also had to pay $75 deposit for their software. My MTSO recieved my invoice from last month and nothing. They just keep sending me work and I am still being nice. My sister said no money, no work and do not do the work until I get my check. Is she right? My MTSO has recieved my invoice and let me know they have it. Any suggestions?
Nationwide Ins Co -
Posted By: mt47
Anyone have a friend or family who works here? What are their benefits? Specifically, what if any discount do they give employees on insurance? TIA
Question for Lead MTs out there: Are most of you paid -
Posted By: Liz
an extra cpl for being Lead or are you paid a flat rate in addition to what you type or are you paid nothing additional but the title? TIA
Archieved info from Futurenet is kinda old (fall of 2008) and was wondering how things are now? sm -
Posted By: Missy MT
Got an offer... they admitted to lots of ESLs which is nothing new to me. Being an IC is nothing new to me either. The recruiter was a doll. I like to work independently, don't mind running out of work once in a while as that's the way things go at certain times of the year in this biz, but want pretty steady work most of the time. I don't mind being asked to work extra. I don't mind working one weekend day. I don't need a ton of flexibility all the time, but don't want to be called if I am half an hour late one day and hope to be trusted to make it up myself. I don't want or need to be babysat. Will I be happy, I ask the 8 ball?
Line Counts -
Posted By: tricky typist
Not too long ago there were numerous posts regarding Transtech and the line count situation. I was just wondering if any TransTech employees are still experiencing discrepancies with their line counts.
On-Point Medical Transcription Service -
Posted By: MIMT
Does anyone know anything about On-Point Medical Transcription Services out of Kenosha, WI? I received an e-mail from them about employment. TIA.
Is it often that this happens with a company...sm -
Posted By: hopeful
Tested, had an interview with a respected company (not one of the huge nationals, but one with a very good rep on here; nothing bad about them that I've seen, which is rare) and it went well (was actually a very tough, thorough interview on their part and I liked that they seem to take it seriously). We talked about which account I might like and be well-suited for and she was going to ponder which account she should start me on. We talked for over a half hour. She was sending me two pieces of paperwork to be filled out to get things going. This was Thurs. afternoon. Friday morning I sent a thank-you e-mail and said I would be sure to complete/send the paperwork back as soon as I received her e-mail. Haven't received anything yet from her though. In the past, any time we've talked, she has responded same day. Is it possible I'm not getting this job now and I just won't receive anything? Obviously I will follow up again one of these days but not sure if companies operate this way sometimes.
Looking for info on Medware, NewEngland, AllType. sm -
Posted By: Lookin#1
I'm considering these three and wondering if anyone has any recent info to share, good or bad? I've done a search here, and other places. Any info is appreciated. Thanks.
IC, 12 or 24 TAT, work from pool when I am available? -
Posted By: Gabbysgranny
Is this actually offered anywhere? Some days I have plenty of spare time, some days I have none. I would like something to fill the gaps. Any suggestions?
Transcription Connection, Inc. -
Posted By: Siren
Anyone work for Transcription Connection, Inc. out of Ohio?
W2 -- Anyone know who I can get in touch with to obtain my W2 from SPi? Here it is almost ...sm -
Posted By: Help plz
the end of February and I have yet to receive one. I have all I need to file taxes except this one and the on from Focus. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. TIA.
Opinions of MDI? sm -
Posted By: MTinny
Scheduling? I know that they are Sun-Thurs or Tues-Sat, but are there specific shifts? How is their payscale? Do they pretty much leave you alone to work? Is the platform easy? How many accounts?
I have almost 10 years experience working at MQ and I'm looking for a change. I have an interview with MDI next week, but I have a few other offers out there as well (Landmark being one, but I'm unsure of that one due to the payscale).
MTC - medical transcription company. -
Posted By: sm
Can anyone tell me anything about this company, particularly what you think of their line rates.
Legal options when shorted on pay? -
Posted By: broke MT
I am an employee of an MT company and was not paid according to what I was told I would be paid. I am wondering if anyone can tell me what legal options I have. Thanks for any help.
Any information on You See Solutions, Inc.? Thank you! NM -
Posted By: looking
pay per line for IC - see below -
Posted By: southernbelle
Pay by the line as an IC or as an employee is only as good as the situation - I can make more at 8 cpl on an account that is based on a shorter line, has good macros or normals, and English-speaking physicians than I can on an account where I make 11 cpl and have only ESL to transcribe with no normals or macros - it is all in what is available for you to work with. I would not discourage someone from taking what seems to be a low-paying assignment not knowing all the particulars of the account. I have been transcribing since 1992 and have not seen much change in line pay in all these years - but I have seen a lot of difference in accounts and line length, macros, normals and formatting - all of this must be taken into consideration before accepting or turning down a job. And, don't take the company owner or supervisors word for it when they say a line is 65 or 60 characters long - it also depends on the font - bolding, etc. They are usually only interested in getting someone in to start as quickly as possible to replace the last person who figured out that the job was misrepresented in the first place.
Posted By: susan
Just a question....is a QA person the same as an editor?
DIGITAL TRANSCRIPTION INC-NON PAYER!!! -
Posted By: Anonymous
Only 2 people working there one of which is the owner, who will not pay. She will stiff you for hundreds of dollars stating that she had too much corrections. Look out please..
Posted By: Any Info?
My fellow MDIers -
Posted By: Sherry
Is anyone else still sad about the demise of the MDI as we knew it? It seems to me that the last bastion of integrity and respect for MTs kind of fell apart. How do you all feel after these several weeks have passed?
Posted By: 13ghosts
Any information on this company pros and consciousness appreciated
Waiting for work -
Posted By: TiredMT
I guess it is just the same with all these companies, but it can be so irritating when your supervisor gives you the morning update on minutes and is thrilled that all accounts are empty and says how great it is. Why do they not understand how distressing this is to the MT?
Just sitting her twiddling my thumbs waiting......