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Need teh bennies too much! Otherwise

Posted By: I would love IC status again! on 2007-12-17
In Reply to: Anyone thinking about going IC? - Birdlady


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Don't know about bennies but I believe
employee line requirements are 6000 per pay period for part time and 11000 for full-time.

Also, it's spelled Chronicle Transcripts.

They seem to be a good, solid company to work for.
Pay and Bennies

This company is not on the upend pay scale as of yet seeing as how they charge the hospitals 11 cents per line, but they are consistent with work and have promised future raises as they become more established.  I started out in the apprentice program making 2 cents per line for <98% and 3 cents per line >98%.  Some on here scream about working for that low of pay but I just don't feel I'm deserving of regular pay until I have the experience.  After one month I was given a pay raise that brings me up to the regular pay status, so it was well worth it for me.  As for the bennies, I am part time so I can't help you there.  They have many different packages for the type of work and experience you have, so you would just have to submit your information to them to find out what they would offer.


I know many on this board have been burned by many a national, but I like CorT and the people who run it.  They are genuine and helpful.  We'll see where the future takes them.  I plan to be on board with them as they grow!

Pay and Bennies
Thanks for the info. Even though the pay sounds low I like how they actually give the raises and it sounds like you are appreciated for what you do and don't get lost in the shuffle. I've been with MQ for 7 years and have only had 1 raise in that time, and that took 1 year to actually happen from the time I started asking for it.  I don't mind MQ that much, it's just that my speciality is ERs and I get very little ER work these days. I also like the fact that CorT is in Ohio, just about an hour and 15 minutes from where I live. I'll check it out further. Thanks again for the info!
Yeah well, having work to do is the name of the game. I paid for my benefits at MQ and didn't get anything but a crappy paycheck, went through a lot of my savings to boot. I pay my own hospitalization and I save my money for time off when I want it. Anyone who works for benefits pays for them eventually. Get smart and smell the coffee. And I make more per line than I did at MQ. So, your problem is????
Well, bless you my child for your good fortune. I make 11, I get about 125-150 in bonus money every two weeks because we have so much work, which is my mad money. I can sleep in if I want, but generally keep to my promised schedule. They know I produce, I get a GOOD tax break, and I woulnn't work it out any other way. To each his own.
Then no bennies for you! Be an IC.
What kind of benefits does MDI-Maryland offer? What kind of transcription do they have - acute care? clinic notes? ER? And lastly, do they have line incentives and is there a cap on them? Very interested...
No bennies because
all MTs are IC/SE status. As far as I know, they have acute care and clinic, not sure about ER. No line incentives but I feel they pay very well. cpl range from 9-11, depending on the account and they pay spaces and punctuation. Software is nice to use, too. Hope this helps. Contact them and someone will respond very quickly. They are wonderful to talk to and will take all the time you need to explain and answer questions.
IC and bennies
Insurance...That is one of the reasons I went back in-house. I had been without health insurance for 3 years and at age 50, felt I was pushing my luck. It sucks, but now I have health insurance, PTO, AND.......a 403B. If I could have those bennies and still work from home, I would be delirious.

Good luck.
I've been at DeVenture for 2 years and in no way, shape or form do part-timers get benefits (at all). If you DO, I'd say there's something amiss.
Does MDI-MD have employees with bennies or
is it IC only?  Couldn't tell from the website.  Thanks.
Very decent bennies. If you do ESL, you can get 10 cents
a line with bennies.  Check them out. 
Plenty of work? Any PTO? Okay bennies? nm
Agree with all except the bennies part.
There are several MT companies that offer bennies to employees. Not with IC though.
Any companies offer bennies for
Wow .. where do you get 9-10 cpl with bennies? I have 30+ years of experience sm
and 8 cpl or 8-1/2 seems to be the best I can do. :(
They asked about MDI- not Transcend -- different payroll, different bennies....
You obviously do not work for MDI-FL.
Best companies for radiology (pay, work, bennies)?
Any input appreciated - need to leave the convention center...
There are no bennies. They offer IC and statutory status.
Pay is comparable to most of the services. If you want employee status, they do not offer it. They are a good company though.
I'm not quite sure why people keep giving companies who don't pay bennies the nod. sm
I guess it's all relative.  A lot of MTs, because of health problems, cannot get benefits on their own.   There are enough good companies out there, who pay as much as futurenet, who DO pay benefits, thank God.  AND they have direct deposit as well, which is pretty important to some people.  Gosh, even the smallest services have direct deposit.  Not understandable in a company anymore that they don't provide it.  Glad you are happy, but there are better deals out there.
Any info on Diskriter? Other companies FT with bennies?
I keep seeing jobs for home-based MTs with hospital benefits, employed by the hospital system in Florida, etc. I'd sure appreciate if anyone could provide info on this company. I've love to be in a work situation like this again, but know nothing about the company. I'm sick and tired of MQ. Need a FT situation with good benefits and MQs are so expensive and I think the out of pocket is ridiculous compared to what I've always had in the past. Thanks so much.
9 cpl barely passable if an employee with bennies, but -
if you're an IC, don't forget you have to buy your own health insurance, no PTO days, and you have to own & maintain your own equipment. If it were me, I'd be asking 12 cpl, might (just MIGHT) settle for 11 cpl for the right employer, if the accounts are good line-producers.
I agree BeyondTXT is ridiculous, especially if you need to get bennies! nm

We were getting laid-off, wages cut, losing bennies
Like for the last 5-7 years.
Company has been steadily growing, great bennies,...

I've never had a late paycheck.  Pay is very competetive, PTO, holiday pay etc. I believe there is more than one platform on which to transcribe - depending upon the account.  I work on the main platform - not glitchy for me.  No problems reaching my line count.  I'm quite content there, no plans on leaving.

For every single company out there, you'll find happy employees and not happy ex-employees. Deciding on an employer is a hard decision to make.  Good luck with your choice, no matter what it ends up being. 

Any companies out there paying 9.5 to 10 cpl for employee status with bennies?

Please!.   I am looking.    I have 20+ years experience in all work-types, acute care, multispeciality clinic, 98% and above on accuracy, 1600 lines per day.   I'm sort of desperate, but don't want to settle!

Starbucks offers a lot of bennies, including health,
for part-timers.
Great office staff, okay pay, horrible ESL's, no bennies....NM
7 cents a line with no bennies and no taxes taken out is good!
What are we coming to!
Great bennies but extremely disorganized and out of work a lot. nm
Can anyone who is employee status at Medscribe weigh in on the bennies? (sm)

Is the insurance expensive?  Are they flexible with schedules?  TIA!

Webmedx- Do they offer bennies for part timers?
Also, what does the phone interview consists of.  I was told it would be a 30 minute interview.
No work, no paid downtime, bennies might leave...
Their line rates are competitive, and their bennies are among the best in the business. I'm happ

Yes it does, but 35 hours a week is all that is required to be full time and get bennies.
When you run out of work doyou have to make up lines/hours to keep bennies? (nm)
Not sure if you need bennies or not, but QT hires IC and has plenty of work and pays gross line! sm
You can apply at www.qtmedical.com It's a great place to work. Pay is always on time, always correct, recognized for holidays. They pretty much leave you alone and let you work. Very, very rarely run out of work. Depending on experience, pay usually starts around 7 to 8 cpl (gross lines) :)
Read that post below on hospitals? They're definitely good for great bennies! nm
No PT bennies. Easy interview, but don't remember details. Good luck. NM
I love challenge. Hubby is self-employed, too as a tri-axle owner/operator. No bennies at all unless
The best co. ever! Good work, good people, good pay, good bennies.