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    Gastroenterology CPT Codes and Tips for 2023

    January 30, 2023

    Since gastroenterology practices can perform both medical and surgical services, your gastroenterology medical billing strategy has to take this into account. Billing for this specialty can be challenging but the friendly experts here at NCG want to make it simple for you to boost your healthcare revenue cycle. We’ve put together this handy list ...

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    New in 2023: Dermatology CPT Codes and Tips

    January 9, 2023

    Your dermatology practice performs medical and surgical services for your clients; as such, your medical billing strategy needs an understanding of both medical and surgical dermatology CPT codes. ...

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    Your Patient Data Privacy Policy: Why It Matters (+ What to Include)

    December 30, 2022

    The healthcare industry experienced the second-highest increase in cost-per-breach in 2020 – only second to the energy industry. Whether due to an internal attack, a cybersecurity hacker, ...

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    Manage Your Medical Documentation: 3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your SOAP Notes

    December 22, 2022

    Medical documentation is an essential part of your medical practice – it’s how you provide a historical record of your patients’ progress, support your insurance claims, and break down silos between ...

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    Keep Your Medical Practice Schedule on Time with These Tips

    November 30, 2022

    Let’s reflect for a moment: when’s the last time you saw your last patient of the day at their scheduled time? If it takes a minute to jog your memory, that’s a bad sign. Seeing your patients on time ...

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    How to Reduce Hospitalist Burnout: Top 4 Tips

    November 28, 2022

    In a recent report, 80% of physicians said they were burned out.  Burnout can happen to anyone in any field but is especially concerning when healthcare professionals are affected since this state of ...

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    What Is a Patient Care Policy? (+ How to Write One)

    October 31, 2022

    If you’ve never heard of a patient care policy before, then you might ask yourself if your medical practice needs another piece of business writing. The answer is yes, it’s a good rule of thumb for ...

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    Top Tips for Preparing for a HIPAA Audit

    October 20, 2022

    Have you ever faced a HIPAA audit before? Does the thought of going through an audit fill you with dread? No matter how much experience you’ve had with audits of any kind, the process can be intense ...

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    What Are Designated Health Services? (+ How They Relate to Medicare Billing)

    September 21, 2022

    Don’t you love how easy it is to understand the Medicare billing process? There are hardly any acronyms or complicated regulations; it’s a breeze! Said no one, ever. As you likely know, Medicare ...

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    Your Medical Practice's Reputation + Your Front Desk: Tips for Managing the Patient Experience

    August 31, 2022

    It’s pretty tough to make a first impression twice – and in the world of healthcare consumerism, a flimsy impression or repeated lackluster experience can be a deciding factor for a patient going to ...

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    4 Types of Policies to Implement at Your Medical Practice

    August 29, 2022

    As you very well know, running a medical practice involves a mountain of paperwork; everything from your standard SOAP notes to your mission statement or various policies and a million other writings ...

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    Keep Your Records Clean with SOAP Notes

    August 19, 2022

    Ever heard the phrase, “If it wasn’t written down, then it didn’t happen”? While that might sound extreme in some contexts, it’s the law of the land in the medical field. Medical documentation is an ...

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    Medicare Patients + Stark Law: What You Need to Know

    August 8, 2022

    If your medical practice treats patients covered by Medicare, then you already know there are countless regulations you need to closely adhere to in order to avoid any issues with the government. One ...

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