Best tablet for E-apps

Dec 22, 2018

  1. jvancleve
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    Seeking specific technology recommendations. I got into MAPD plans this year and processed more than I expected. Did most enrollments on paper and faxed them in. To be more efficient I want to purchase a tablet and be able to have prospective clients sign their enrollments electronically. Lot's of tablet choices and price points - what model and configuration is optimal to interface with the major health insurance carriers? Thank you.
     
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    get a recent ipad. Ipad only has one operating system and Apple controls it.

    With any android operating systems, device manufacturers and carriers (Samsung, LG, Verizon, ATT, etc) can make changes to it and those changes can cause issues with compatibility with software.

    That's why most developers will develop for iOS (Apple's operating system) first then later with Android.

    I am not an Apple user, but this is why you see Ipads working on e-apps and in some cases Android tablets not being supported or supported later.
     
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    iPad for sure! Must be a newer version that has IOS 12, I believe. I did all Humana, Cigna, Aetna, United Health and a few others and it saved so much time without paper!
     
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    If you get an iPad make sure to download Notibility. I use it daily.
     
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    Everyone is saying Ipad here, but you could also use any Microsoft surface tablet. The experience would be similar to using Windows so compatibility isnt an issue.
     
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