Medical Billing News

    Denying Denials: Best Practices for Avoiding Claim Denials

    March 6, 2020

    The start of a new year is a wise time to revisit some of your practice’s most important metrics around financial health. Denial rate is one of the most significant indicators of your medical billing success – but unfortunately, it’s also one of the most difficult elements of your billing operation to improve. The only way to keep your practice ...

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    Best Practices for Boosting Clean Claim Ratios

    March 5, 2020

    Your practice’s clean claim ratio is the average number of claims paid upon the first submission. Every provider would love to reach a percentage above 95, but it’s not really the number that ...

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    Outsourcing Medical Billing: A Comprehensive Guide for Your Practice

    March 4, 2020

    When it comes to thriving practices, in-house employees are very often the top contributors to the organization’s success. But regardless of talent, skill, or capability, these individuals often lack ...

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    A Healthcare Practice Guide to Texting Patients

    March 4, 2020

    From employees texting bosses to business owners texting customers, many of the unwritten rules and tentative boundaries that once defined who should be texting whom and what accounted for ...

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    Your Guide to Best Practices in Coding and Billing

    February 28, 2020

    One of the most important, if unsung, aspects of the healthcare system, the medical billing and coding process ensures that healthcare providers are paid for the services they deliver.  Medical ...

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    3 Medical Billing Frequently Asked Questions

    October 16, 2019

    When it comes to outsourcing medical billing at your practice, we know it’s a big decision that shouldn’t be made hastily. If you have questions for your prospective medical billing firm (and you ...

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    What EHR Software Does NCG Medical Work With?

    September 5, 2019

    For many medical practices, there is a common fear that billing services may not work well with their current practice management or EHR software.  At NCG Medical, you can rest assured that our team ...

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    How Your Practice Can Receive Maximum Compensation for Medical Billing

    July 19, 2019

    When it comes to managing medical billing, there’s a lot that can get left on the table. Between rejected claims, failure to resubmit claims and other similar billing issues, your medical practice ...

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    3 Ways Radiation Oncologists Can Prevent Burnout

    May 14, 2019

    The healthcare industry is not always forgiving when it comes to workload and burnout. Long hours, high-pressure situations and continually growing administrative tasks can lead to a variety of ...

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    Why Should I Use Expert Medical Billing Services?

    April 19, 2019

    When it comes to achieving and maintaining financial health, every medical practice needs an expert on their side to help make it happen. But what happens when your in-house team—as skilled and ...

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    40 Years of Medical Billing Success Stories at NCG Medical

    February 26, 2019

    Since 1979, NCG Medical has helped countless practices across various specialties with customized medical billing services that suit their specific needs. From radiation oncology and ...

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    How to Achieve a 95% Clean Claims Rate

    February 19, 2019

    Do you know what your practice’s clean-claims submission rate is? Because if it’s not currently 95% or above, you’ve got work to do. Claim rejections are costly. Anything lower than a 95% clean ...

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    6 Ways to Prevent Medical Billing Errors at Your Practice

    February 11, 2019

    Every successful medical practice needs a steady flow of incoming revenue to sustain business and growth. Part of that is ensuring there aren’t any billing errors causing damage to the bottom line.   ...

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