Home     Contact Us    
Main Board Job Seeker's Board Job Wanted Board Resume Bank Company Board Word Help Medquist New MTs Classifieds Offshore Concerns VR/Speech Recognition Tech Help Coding/Medical Billing
Gab Board Politics Comedy Stop Health Issues

Serving Over 20,000 US Medical Transcriptionists

Look down the page a little.....

Posted By: not a Keystroker on 2007-03-15
In Reply to: Any recent info on Keystrokes - J

Keystrokes is really popular right now. 

Complete Discussion Below: marks the location of current message within thread

The messages you are viewing are archived/old.
To view latest messages and participate in discussions, select the boards given in left menu

Other related messages found in our database

Not at all. Worked for the NJ company. Used to pay by the page or partial page. Don't know about
Some comments on page 2 of this board, middle of the page. nm
there is a thread further down this page or possibly the next page
I transcribed for Compuscribe years ago. Had no problems, just low pay but no problems.
Go to the bottom of the page and click on a page
number to get the most recent archives and then can do Ctrl F and do a search for WebMedX.   I wouldn't call them a small national.  
Page 2, scroll down towards the middle of the page, NM
Some WMX posts on page 4 here near the top of the page. nm
I don't see that on their web page
Take a look at the next page (sm)
Maybe the people aren't still there, but they're experiences weren't good. Companies don't change that radically. If there are problems like that, it's because of major philosophical problems in the company. If after reading those posts you'd still want to pursue testing with them, well, all I can say is good luck. I'm sure we'll be hearing from you later.
Pay by the page
Is this good or bad? Does anyone have any experience with this type of pay?
Pay by the page
Thank you. It's $2.50 per pay page on a sliding scale. I do not really understand it and that's why I do not really know what questions to ask. Thanks for the input.
per page

To me it there are too many variables to quote a per page rate, font size, margins, etc.  You can have anywhere from 50 to 66 lines for full page depending on margins and font, so at .012 per line, that is quite a difference.  Also what do you do for 20 or 30 lines,  as they could both be half a page?   That is just my opinion though.   Could work in your favor and could not.  If they use a small Arial 10 font, takes a lot more lines to fill up a page than Courier 12.




I Get $2.75 per page
I type for an insurance company doing claim tapes and I charge by the page. It works out well for me. I type in Tahoma 10. Even if a page is just one line long I get paid the full rate.
i see it a little further down on this page
pay per page
Pay by the page
How on earth do you charge by the page? I have never been paid by the page but only by the line. Luckily, I found the job through the local paper and they will let me work from home (only 5 minutes away). There is a big psychiatric hospital down there street. Thanks for all of your help. I about gave up on transcription.
Pay by the page
I meant there is a big psychiatric hospital down the street from where I live and they usually charge by the page, but I have never charged by the page, but only by the line. Any suggestions?
by the page
The margins per page are 3 inch on the top and 3 inch left margin. Does that make a difference do you think?
you are all over this page
with negative comments about a lot of companies.  Probably not a very good idea to let this recruiter know who you are by e-mailing straight from this site. Just a helpful hint.
pay by page
Does anyone work for a transcription company that pays by the page instead of cents per line?  If so, could you please email me.  Thanks.
Yep and now it's a whole page +2.
On what page are they? If they are there, I will
Further down this page, 1/3 way?, you
will find a message from the recruiter, Carlotta Buckley, with that signature.

I, along with others, have elabored myself on MDI, which is probably on next page now.

It is a great company that will do everything they can to take care of the MT. They have a positive QA team, etc. Personally i think they are the best company around.
Same page
I only wish more people would get on the page with us.  I fail to see  how some people can stick their head so far in the sand. 
No I'm not QA and I think we are on the same page. sm
My original post was in regards to Bayou MT's comment that we are not paid to look up doctor's names, unfamiliar names, terminology, etc.

P.S. I've run into the same QA types. The absolute worse was one from YOG. She actually called me on the phone and put me down.
at the top of the page --sm
there is a Google search bar. just beneath that are two buttons, . web and . MT stars. make sure the button by mt stars is checked and then type in the name of the company in question and click the search button beside it. that should bring up new and old postings about the company.
$1.00 a page?
You MUST be kidding!  What an insult!
$1.00 per page

Yes, I thought it was very low, too.  And she pointed out that you make the $1.00 page if you are very good.  I thought that was hilarious.  It was like she meant to convey that only the very top transcriptionists could ever hope to attain that job with such an exhorbitant amount of money as $1.00 per page!  I had to hang up quickly before I laughed out loud!  No hard feelings with them, though, and I wasn't all that insulted.  I wish them well.  They just don't have clue about how to hire quality transcriptionists and pay them well.  Of course, that problem is a common one in this industry, but they just seem to have even less of a clue than most companies about paying us properly for quality work.


look down the page

look down the page, much ado about something....
There's no such thing on the web page
pay by page vs line
Hmmm...I work by line and I pull in over $4000 per month.  I'd hardly call that no money. 
Don't you have to go to NJ to train? And pay was only 1.75 per page. nm
Paid by the page, HUH! You will be
By the page is great
Listen, I have done work both ways. By the page, you cannot get cheated. I have been cheated by line counters. I got $2.50, $2.75 and $3.00 a page. I would not go below $2.50, but you will make money this way. It's awesome! I congratulate you.

per page/per line

I know of MTs that charge $2 per page and make good money but I would question if you are cheating yourself especially with a report that is very long.  This may benefit a MT who is typing a lot of short reports.  I would prefer being paid per line when transcribing lengthy reports just for the fact that you are paid for every single character and space.  But, I would prefer being paid per page when transcribing many short reports because of the time its take to enter in patient information in each report, which slows down productivity.  So, base your decision on what you are transcribing and other factors. 

If you go to the bottom of any page
there will be page # at the bottom.  If on page 1 click on page 2 to see the newest of the posts that have scrolled off.  You can then do a Ctl F to do a search.  I don't know how sensitive the search is, by I've seen it Cymed and CyMed. 
Just scroll down the page
There have been plenty of recent posts on this company. Also, look on page 2, 3, etc...
NO...another post on this page says that it happens
in the medical field. Just curious as to why an MT would be asked or if they would.
There's some infor on page 2.
There was a post probably on this page a day or so ago.
Why don't you scroll down.
There's a post about this down the page a few. nm
Look towards the bottom of the page...
there a few comments.  Also try a search using MDI-MD, might turn up more comments that way. I've been interested in them, too, but last time I applied, they were only hiring for C-phone account and needed unlimited long distance.  I wonder if they will be going to internet only in the future, as I think they have some accounts that are internet.  Anyone know?
She used to pay by the page and not very high. Don't know about now. nm
Per page rate
What is a good rate per page?  Usually you don't see a rate per page rate, just lines.  Any responses would be appreciated!
just discussed further down this same page
the link again
I like what my cursor does on this page! Thanks!!! nm
pay per line better or pay per page?

For those who know, is better to be paid per page or per line?


Paid by the Page
I have charged $3.00 per page typing clinic notes.  I made out fairly well with that since it was one patient per page.  Clinic notes on the average are fairly short.  When I was asked to fit as many patients that I could on one page typing clinic, I would probably have made out better being paid per line.  I hope this helps. 
Ortho Pay Per Page
These were orthopedic doctors that I was charging $3.00 per page.  Two types of notes.  One was a progress note and the other new patient was in letter form.  I typed them in Word, so I made templates.  They usually put an entire day of patients on one tape.  It was only a matter of choosing the appropriate template.  My experience with ortho clinic is they are fairly short dictations.  I'll put it to you this way if I had to choose it would be per page because the dictations are usually very short.  Ortho docs see a lot of patients in one day and even if they are a new patient most will not go into a lot of detail regarding past medical history, etc.  They mainly focus on symptoms, the exam, and then the diagnosis and treatment.  Glad I could help. 
page vs line
An ortho that I had did a lot of consults, letters and longer chart notes  and had more long reports of more than 30 lines than short.   So you might see if you can see some examples of what he dictates.  Even if you get .10 per 65 characters that is about 2000 characters = $ 3 and so look at it that way.  Especially if a consult is 2-3 pages,  that would only be $4.50 to $6 for the report.  But again, see if you can see a sample of his dictation or talk with the gal that is or was doing it.  Also make sure that there is not more than one patient to a page because if there is that is too low.  Check what margins they use also and what font as that makes  a big difference on how many lines on a page.  Good luck.   I was charging $3 a page way back in 1980's.   Good luck.   Try to talk them into per line and tell them that way they are paying for the work that is actually produced and not half a page.  
I believe it would be $3.00 for the first page of each report.