What does the budget feature do?

The budgeting feature allows you to set a budget for your spending for a given month or week and track how much you’ve spent compared to that budget. Once you set a budget, you’ll be able to see progress visually from the budgets screen. Just select Orders from the header bar and click Budgets, or you can head here.

How do I set a monthly budget?

In order to set a monthly budget, click on Orders in your header bar, and select Budgets from the dropdown. From this screen, be sure that you've selected View Monthly Budgets. You may then select the Manage Monthly Budgets button. Here you’ll be able to select a month and year combination to set a budget for. Simply select the month and year, enter a budget, and click Add Budget.

How do I set a weekly budget?
In order to set a monthly budget, click on Orders in your header bar, and select Budgets from the dropdown. From this screen, be sure that you've selected View Weekly Budgets. You may then select the Manage Weekly Budgets button. Here you’ll be able to select a week and year combination to set a budget for. Simply select the week and year, enter a budget, and click Add Budget.

What information does the budget page provide?

Once you have either a monthly or weekly budget set up for your account, you may view your real-time spend for that budget, the amount remaining in your budget, and the percent of the budget that has been used. If you click on a given budget, you will be able to view a category breakdown of your budget, as well as the individual orders for that budget time period.


How do I clear a budget I’ve already set?

In order to set a budget, click on Orders in your header bar, and select Budgets from the dropdown. From this screen, select the Manage Budgets button. For any budget you have set that you’d like to delete, find it in the list of budgets below, and click the “X” next to that budget.

Who can see my budget?

Only users with access to your practice's Vetcove account will be able to see your budget.

How should I determine my budget for the month or week?

This is totally up to you! Most commonly, hospitals will set budgets based on a percentage of the previous month’s sales. (Please note that if you are part of a corporate group, budgets may be determined by your corporate directly.)

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