ORLANDO, Fla.--(BW HealthWire)--Sep. 5, 2002--XGear Technologies, Inc. is providing their proprietary practice management software, ClaimGear™, to medical practices nationwide to assist them with the governments October 16, 2002 HIPAA transaction deadline.
“Small to medium size medical practices across the country are searching for an inexpensive practice management solution so they may become HIPAA compliant by October 16,” said Douglas A. Kegler, Chief Executive Officer of XGear Technologies. “Our software enables them to comply with the October HIPAA transaction set deadline with virtually no upfront costs.”
Hundreds of thousands of medical offices nationwide must use HIPAA compliant practice management software by October 2002 in order to send electronic transactions that meet the governments HIPAA regulations. Many of these offices have old software that will never be updated and in some cases the software vendor no longer exists. The small and medium medical practices have been putting off purchasing new software because of the high costs typically involved.
All transactions sent through the ClaimGear system will meet the government regulations for the October 2002 HIPAA deadline. Medical offices can download ClaimGear from the Web and can start using the software almost immediately. “We can get a new customer setup the same day and they can usually start entering claims the same day because the software is so easy to use,” said Mr. Kegler.
XGear Technologies has teamed up with HIPAA 4 DOCS to provide HIPAA assistance for their clients. HIPAA 4 DOCS offers a practical, affordable solution to the complex challenge of HIPAA compliance. “We are very pleased to team up with XGear Technologies. Our combined solution can relieve the stress involved in becoming HIPAA compliant,” said Mike from HIPAA 4 DOCS.
About XGear Technologies
Headquartered in Orlando, FL, XGear Technologies provides the healthcare industry with an Internet-based Medical Billing and Practice Management Software program, ClaimGear, which has the speed of a local PC application and the "use anywhere" flexibility of a Web browser application. Through the Internet and its Java-based system, which utilizes Sun Microsystems Inc.'s (Nasdaq:SUNW) Java technology, ClaimGear is giving physician offices and billing services the opportunity to become more efficient and flexible. For more information, visit: http://www.claimgear.com.
Note to Editors: ClaimGear is a trademark of XGear Technology in the United States. Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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