Pulse FAQ's

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Who are your clients?

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Pulse has over 600 physician practice clients and 10,000 providers in its network.


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Who is Pulse?

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Pulse Systems, Inc. (Pulse) was founded in 1997 and is a leading provider of revenue cycle management services for physician practices and health systems—regardless of size or location.

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What specialties do you service?

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Pulse services over 40 specialties nationwide, including: Allergy/Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Chiropractic, Community Health, Critical Care, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Endoscopy, ENT, Family/General Practice, General Surgery, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Hospital, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Multi-Specialty, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, Pediatric Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Diseases, Radiology, Rheumatology, Sleep Medicine, Urology, Vascular Surgery and Wellness.


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Is Pulse a privately held company?

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Pulse is owned by a Cegedim, a global healthcare technology company, and is part of the Cegedim Healthcare Software division.  Founded in 1969, Cegedim is an innovative technology and services company in the field of digital data flow management for healthcare ecosystems and B2B, and a business software publisher for healthcare and insurance professionals. Cegedim employs almost 3,500 people in 11 countries, and it generated revenue of €494 million in 2014. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).


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How long has Pulse been in business?

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Pulse has been in the Healthcare IT industry since 1996.


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What makes Pulse different from other medical billing companies?

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Pulse offers comprehensive revenue cycle management services that are customized to your company needs. You don’t have to change your current platforms while using our revenue cycle management services. PulseRCM quickly improves your revenue cycle without disrupting your practice.


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What reports does Pulse provide?

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Using PulseRCM, you can track revenue through our Revenue at Risk dashboard and robust reports that let you monitor your revenue cycle performance.


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What revenue cycle management services do you offer?

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Pulse Revenue Cycle Management (PulseRCM) supports your financial functions with experienced, results-focused, certified coders and billing & collections experts. Pulse facilitates everything from patient registration & eligibility to claims preparation, coding & submission to denial & A/R management; as well as, reporting & performance improvement and collections.


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What services and solutions do you offer?

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Our solutions use a proven, results-driven methodology to help physician practices and health systems collect more money and increase cash flow.

Carol Shick, Business Office Manager
Gastrointestinal Associates
Overland Park, KS
"What I like about Pulse is that it's easy to use, and it makes sense.
And a lot of employees that work at Pulse have been Office Managers before, so they've been me - they know what it's like!"
Derek Armstrong, CEO
Midwest Orthopaedic Center
Peoria, IL
"Pulse was able to reduce days in A/R which meant revenue in the door quicker.
With Pulse we definitely, unequivocally achieve better cash flow."
Frank Feigenbaum, MD
Feigenbaum Neurosurgery, PA
Dallas, TX
"PulseRCM simplifies our business by consolidating the patient records and billing services.
Pulse has the ability to tailor their services to fit our particular needs."
Dave Gordon, CPA, Practice Manager
Hillside Medical Center
Wichita, KS
"The clinical side of the Pulse solution was more robust that those offered by other vendors..
The functionality within the messaging capabilities provides strong documentation without time-consuming steps other vendors require."
Leslie Plyer, Clinical Nurse Manager
Carolina Medical Associates
Rockhill, SC
"Pulse is the best for us because their EHR fits our practice..
We were able to customize it to each physician, and they were able to offer us support and the things we needed with little downtime."