SOURCE: ICS Software, Ltd.

October 15, 2008 10:15 ET

ICS Software, Ltd.'s CheckMedicare.com Informs Doctors If Their Patients Opt Out of Medicare

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 15, 2008) - ICS Software, Ltd. is proud to give doctors the ability to check their patients' Medicare Part A and B eligibility and deductible status through a website called www.CheckMedicare.com. In just a few seconds, the Doctor retrieves results that will have a direct positive impact on the practice and will increase cash flow. For only 25 cents per eligibility check, CheckMedicare.com is an easy business solution to ensure the billing of a doctor's service is rendered.

To use CheckMedicare.com, simply type the patient's Medicare number, date of birth, first name, last name, and date of service. Results include a Medicare patient's eligibility status, remaining deductible amount, HMO/PPO/Indemnity the patient switched to, or if Medicare is the secondary insurance. The site retains a three-month history of eligibility checks and also provides information regarding how many skilled nursing home, smoking cessation, and home health care days remain.

The CEO of ICS Software, Ltd. Ken Katz states, "Doctors are now starting to feel the effects of the HMOs on their bank accounts. Medicare patients are switching out of Medicare and transferring to an HMO for the cost of a bagel. This service will save the staff time that could be better spent going after accounts receivables, and save the doctors money because now they are getting accurate real time information."

CheckMedicare.com is available nationwide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Register today and check 10 patients for FREE. Checking the eligibility of your Medicare patients will save your practice thousands of dollars per year.

About ICS Software, Ltd.

ICS Software, Ltd. has been serving the Medical Community since 1986. It provides Doctors and their staff with time saving and easy to use programs to enable them to run their practice with ease and increase income.

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