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    How Will the Proposed New Timeline for the EHR Incentive Program Affect Your Practice?

    December 20, 2013

    Wondering what you need to know about proposed extension of Stage 2 and updates on Stage 3 timeline? CMS and ONC recently announced the intent to change some deadlines when it comes to the EHR incentive program. Here's what's important to note: The start of Stage 2 of meaningful use is not delayed The changes do not affect current reporting ...

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    In a Year of Seismic Change, NCG Medical Will Help Your Practice Thrive

    December 9, 2013

    Medical practices will encounter unprecedented changes in 2014. The ICD-10 transition and Stage 2 of Meaningful Use are hitting the calendar the same year. Both will cause administrative and ...

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    Consider Section 179 Deduction Before It Sunsets

    November 26, 2013

    Bottom-Line Saving Tip: If you’re looking to make capital improvements, including the purchases of hardware and software to help your office, you might want to take advantage of a valuable tax ...

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    Keep Your Business's Revenue Cycle Moving with a Smooth Transition to ICD-10

    November 11, 2013

    Your business’s revenue cycle moves like a fine oiled car, and you’ve worked hard to tune each part. With the transition to ICD-10 approaching, avoid stalling out - seek help! Without proper ...

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    Sign up for a free practice assessment today

    October 15, 2013

    Are you getting paid what you want? If you are working harder and taking home less money than you did a year ago - it is time for a checkup on your business financials. NCG Medical, the complete ...

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    Are You Managing Your AR Effectively?

    September 25, 2013

    Let NCG Medical clean-up overdue receivables. Running a medical practice is tough enough without having to worry about receivables creeping past 60, 90 or even 120 days. Are you afraid to look at ...

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    It’s time for your annual checkup and NCG is accepting walk-ins!

    June 26, 2013

    With the calendar pages flipping from June to July – we have reached the halfway point of 2013. Now is the perfect time for a financial checkup of your practice so you can fine tune the health of ...

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    Alert: Inspector General Demands Physicians Improve Records for NPI Files and PECOS or Face Losing Medicare Revenue

    June 19, 2013

    HHS investigation says poor records can signal Medicare fraud. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is sounding the alarm on inconsistency in practitioners’ records: clean up inaccuracies or face ...

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    Alert: Government stepping up audits for Meaningful Use Compliance

    June 12, 2013

    Meaningful Use audits are happening and NCG wants you to be prepared and prevent your practice for being at risk of losing EHR meaningful use incentive money. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...

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    Does Medicare Know You’re Writing Electronic Prescriptions?

    June 10, 2013

    Bottom-line saving tip: submitting the G-code is the pathway to avoiding a two-percent Medicare penalty. The deadline for the 2013 eRx program is less than a month away. This is your final chance to ...

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    Have You Heard of Appointment Reconciliation?

    May 1, 2013

    When waving good-bye to a patient, what do you see walking out the door? Is it money? Well, your money and hard-earned time is often leaving with the patient if your office is not taking the proper ...

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    Save Time and Money: Verify Patients First

    April 16, 2013

    Your time and your staff’s time are valuable. But your practice is wasting everyone’s time if you’re treating patients prior to checking on their insurance eligibility and coverage. In days gone by, ...

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    Ignoring PQRS Could Cost You $$$

    March 27, 2013

    Most practices are unprepared: but there is still time to act. Sometimes, being in the majority is bad. According to recent financial audits completed by NCG Medical, nine out of 10 physician offices ...

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