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    How to Write a No-Show Policy for Your Medical Practice

    April 28, 2022

    Is your practice constantly having patients not show up for their appointment? No matter how frequently or infrequently this might be happening at your practice, it’s cause for concern and can heavily impact your healthcare revenue cycle if no changes are made to address these no-show appointments. In addition to impacting the health of your ...

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    How to Write An Effective Patient Satisfaction Survey

    April 21, 2022

    Your practice depends on patients to come and see you for quality care; at the core of your practice’s operations is delivering great care to patients, both new and returning. But how can you gauge ...

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    Why Your Medical Practice Needs a Mission Statement (+ How to Write One)

    April 18, 2022

    What is the guiding philosophy of your medical practice? Do you have it clearly written and in plain view for your patients on your website, in your office, as part of your employee handbook? If ...

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    Best Practices for Analyzing Payer Reimbursements

    April 6, 2022

    Do you dedicate resources to analyzing payment accuracy? Plenty of practices don’t—and are putting too much faith in payers to reimburse in full on every claim they complete, and this good faith can ...

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    Effective Revenue Cycle Management: How to Accept Cash Payments

    April 1, 2022

    Accepting cash payments is one effective way that practices can broaden their revenue cycle management strategy beyond traditional fee-for-service operations. For practices in the complementary and ...

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    E/M Coding: What Your Medical Practice Should Know

    March 23, 2022

    Evaluation and management coding, known as E/M coding, is a critical component of your medical practice since evaluation and management are likely part of any interaction you have with patients. As ...

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    Want to Maximize Your Revenue Cycle? 3 Reasons to Partner with a Medical Billing Firm

    March 14, 2022

    One of the key methods for ensuring the longevity of your medical practice is to maximize your revenue cycle. This cornerstone of your practice’s operations impacts every aspect from attracting new ...

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    What Is MACRA? How This Medicare Legislation Impacts Your Practice

    March 10, 2022

    When it comes to understanding Medicare and its relationship with your medical practice, there are countless acronyms and pieces of legislation to read up on. At NCG, we want to help decode these ...

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    HIPAA + HITECH: Maintain Compliance For Your Medical Practice

    March 7, 2022

    In today’s world, cyber threats are constantly targeting the healthcare industry in order to steal patient information and exploit sensitive data. In fact, healthcare data breaches cost US industries ...

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    Healthcare Technology Leads to Better Patient-Provider Relationship

    March 4, 2022

    A 2020 study asked, “If your doctor went out of business today, how much—or how little—would you care?” A troubling 55% of people responded that it would be inconvenient, but that they already didn’t ...

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    Top 6 Medical Practice Management Tips for 2022

    February 23, 2022

    The first couple months of each year present an important time to reflect on how the previous year went for your medical practice and what areas you can optimize or streamline for the future. It’s ...

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    Electronic Health Records: Pros and Cons

    January 31, 2022

    Electronic health record systems are a tremendous resource to have in your medical practice; gone are the days of dealing with miscommunications due to illegible handwriting or losing a patient’s ...

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    How Better Patient Communication Leads to a Better Revenue Cycle

    January 27, 2022

    Every long-lasting relationship is built upon a solid foundation of communication; your medical practice’s relationship with your patients is no different! Patient communication is a tremendous ...

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