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FlashCount Invoice Program...

Posted By: Needing Help... on 2007-12-06
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I would love to use MT Stars FlashCount for invoicing, although I cannot seem to find a solution on how to get the typed reports to the program without having to click on each one by the patients last name.  It would just be too time consuming and not worth it if that is how it needs to be done.  Is there a trick to this?  I do about 300 reports a week for 4 doctors (and I save all reports for about a month on my computer), so I am looking for the quickest and most dependable way to invoice. 

Thanks for any and all advice. 


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Invoices. Does anyone have a good invoice software program they use other than MPCount invoice?
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Lines and Word counter software. Scans your documents for lines, words, spaces and generates real time invoices the way you want. Full customization to generate invoices to save or email to your clients.

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I currently use Abacus for line counting. I need a separate program for line counting and hourly work that is very user friendly. Any advice?
I meant that you had to trust your line counting/invoice program, not the employer! :) nm
MTStars free program is wonderful and puts out a professional invoice!!! nm
10$ late if invoice is not paid within 10 days. At day 15 work stops until invoice is paid. Hardly
Need help with FlashCount please.
I can't figure out how to e-mail the finished invoice.  Could someone please advise?  Thanks
Does anyone have the link to FlashCount?
How do you select multiple files when they don't appear together?  I use the CTRL/point to select a few at a time or Shift/CTRL down arrow to do a long list, but then if I have to skip over some from another pay period & start selecting again, the first ones I selected become unhighlighted.  HELP!! 

I have been trying to install the MTStars Flashcount.  It installs, but when it gets to checking font, it gets stuck.  Anyone know what I can do to get it to finish?  Thanks for any advice.


I have not, nor any of my trans had this problem and I urge them all to use the flash count - HOWEVER, when we did have other questions, e-mailing the administrator direct has always proven to work for me. Just be sure to let them know what program / software you run - word 2006, vista etc.
need flashcount help
I downloaded flashcount and was hoping that I could use it right in MS Word to count the actual lines of each letter that I type without having to go to another screen, but have not been able to do that. Anyone know if this is possible or of any programs where this is possible??? Right now I have to count each actual line manually and wastes time. Thanks.
Use the normal slow method in flashcount. Or ask what the comparison rate is for characters- for example 8.5 cents per line is same as 0.063 per character with spaces.

See MTStars FlashCount.
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try MTStars flashcount
The invoices are professional and easy to use for a "newbie"
FlashCount question. SM

I have to enter my client information (name and address) every time I generate a new invoice.  Is there a way to save the client information so I don't have to type it in every single time?  Also is there a way to enter multiple clients and choose the correct client from a list and have it auto populate?

It takes so much time to generate invoices when I have to type client info in every single time!

MTStars Flashcount

Is there a way to enter your clients information and keep it stored in Flashcount so I do not have to re-enter it every time?  Also, what is the difference between Regular Word Count and Extended Word Count in the Rule Selection section?  I ran both and got a higher count with Regular than with Extended.

MTStars FlashCount is free.
see link below
MTStars FlashCount is also free
and much better than Abacus


How about 100% free? MTStars FlashCount.
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Line counts different using FlashCount
Hi all, I just generated and invoice using FlashCount and I notice that the line counts are slighty different frome the ones I get when calculating it myself based on the statistics in Word.  I'm billing by 65 char line.  It's not way off, but it is off.  One document was off by 6 lines.  Any idea why this could be?  Is there maybe a better line counting utility out there?  I liked FlashCount because it was very easy to use.  Any help appreciated.
Try MTStars FlashCount (Freeware)
MTStars Flashcount question.
Is there anyway to get the invoice to print without it showing an estimation of the cost per document?
Need help with invoice...
Does anyone have any samples or know where I can obtain some. I have looked everywhere. I did a fill-in transcription job for the past week and now I need to submit an invoice, but I have never done one. Please help!!!
No, you don't have to invoice.
No, you don't have to invoice. They take the lines from the line counter which I have been having trouble with lately, don't know about you. It seems like I am doing an awful lot more work than getting credit for.
Their invoice
Did you use their invoice form? If not, he will not pay nor contact you saying why.
That 08/16 invoice was my last one...
She is in Florida and I'm not, so I can't stop by in person.  I don't have her phone number, but I can probably find it. Maybe that's what I'll try.
Invoice only
I use Syncount for my character accounts and MS word for gross line accounts.  I like Quick Books because I keep my checking account on it, invoicing, etc.  It shows me where I am at anytime during the year compared to last year, etc.  Just helps in tracking expenses and income. 

I use Quick Books to do my invoice and do a total for each doctor in the clinic (one line each) it automatically put in the per line charge and enters th entire charge.  I also keet a spreas sheet for my 5 accounts (9 docs) and update it sometimes daily or weekly but keep track by day.  Since some accounts are charged different rates it keeps track of my monthly income and I can project by the 15th whether or not I will be able to eat the next month.  I then highlight each clinic at the end of the month and attach it to their invoce.  My accounts like that as it shows what doctor did on each day.  In my 18 years of doing this have never been questioned on any of my invoices. 



I keep a spread sheet going in Excel showing by date and doctor (I have 3 clinics, 6 docs) their daily line counts.   I do my invoices in Quick Books showing monthly totals by doctor for that clinic taken from my spreadsheet and print a copy of the spread sheet -- showing only their line counts and attach it.   I like the spreadsheet as it tells me if I am on target for the month, etc.  The Quick Book keeps my totals for tax time.   As I have said many time, the simpler for me the more time I can spend typing making money.  Any more questions, E-mail me and I will try and help with more details.   Patti



Does MT Stars FlashCount work with WP12?
MTStars FlashCount is absolutely free.
MTStars FlashCount is absolutely free.
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FlashCount is completely free. See link

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I have never found a program shorthand does not work with, it works outside the program (I think tha
Dummy invoice on its way. :) (nm)

I have always done it on invoice and letter
One letter and a reminder at the bottom of the invoice.  The letter should state the expenses issue if you don't feel that was taken into consideration before.  :)
Since you are an IC, don't you submit an invoice that...SM
your client should pay you from?  If that isn't how you're doing it, then you are an employee NOT an IC.  You are at the mercy of the MTSO.
transfer & invoice
I use PractiCount for line counting & invoicing. I've used Sylvan as well & I think PractiCount is way superior, plus it's cheaper. For one thing, you can drag & drop from a file tree. All the files you are counting don't have to be in the same folder. I found this annoying with Sylvan. PractiCount does everything Sylvan does, and then some, only better.

Re file transfers: Check out www.mydocsonline.com
forgot link for MTStars Flashcount. See inside.
submit invoice monthly, get ck
Invoice format question

This is my first account.   This is the format I'd like to use for my invoice.  I want to be 100% sure I'm not missing anything.  Thanks so much!  I'm open to suggestions.


My name, address, phone number

Due upon receipt



I would charge them for the itemized invoice -nm
When I use a subcontractor, I pay them as soon as their invoice is turned in to me.

I consider it a good business practice to pay the sub as soon as their invoice is submitted. After all, don't you expect the client your contract with to do the same for you. You really should have paid this $100 invoice long before now. You have no recourse and should consider this a lesson learned.

Personally, I don't think you have any business subbing out work if you're no more prepared to pay and, apparently, are careless with the information that your sub receives from you. You could also be considered breeching confidentiality if you're not having the sub sign some sort of understanding regarding the confidential nature of the work you're sending out.

attach a letter to your next invoice sm
Outline the reasons for your rate increase -- make sure they are BUSINESS reasons, not personal ones (I need to buy new shoes for my babies). Cite rising fuel costs if you pick up and deliver, cost of living increase, stuff like that. Tell them it will be effective something like invoice after next (depending on how often you invoice -- you just need to give them a reasonable amount of time to decide what they want to do) if you do not hear from them otherwise.

Now is a good time to look at your overall rate structure. Should you be charging them for things other than a flat rate per line? Trip charges? STAT charges? Waiting time charges? Clerical work, like digging up old reports that they lost?

If you think they might pull the ole "we never received that letter" trick, then send it to them certified mail or hand deliver it to whoever it needs to go to.
PRD is a DOS program. I don't think it work with Word, a Window's program.
It will count everything if you go in the settings and program it to. Good program!
Sylcount is an awesome and accurate counting program also. That will count everything if you "tell it to".
If I'm an IC and I don't get paid what I invoice but rather what they decide I really made, am
really an IC at all.  Their line counter program, not mine, they decide so why should I even invoice?