Medical Billing News

    How to Keep Costs Down in an EHR Implementation

    July 7, 2020

    Even as the healthcare industry grows more and more driven by – and welcoming of – technological change, there are plenty of doctors holding onto their paper-based processes for as long as they can. The hardest thing to give up? Those trusted manila-folder medical records. Though the industry-wide shift to electronic health records was ...

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    As PPP Loan Forgiveness Rules Keep Changing, Here’s What Your Medical Practice Should Know

    June 18, 2020

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27, 2020 to combat the economic hardship inflicted upon millions of Americans by ...

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    How Will Medical Billing Change Post-Pandemic?

    June 17, 2020

    With over two million cases and more than 115,000 deaths across the United States (as of June 2020), the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be the most devastating public health crises in generations. ...

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    Billing for Telemedicine: The Tips You Need to Know

    April 20, 2020

    Telemedicine is an excellent advancement for the healthcare system at large, since it helps underserved communities get the medical attention they deserve even when a local physician is unavailable. ...

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    MIPS 101: A Guide to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

    March 30, 2020

    In the decade following the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), there has been a variety of incentive programs utilized to help shift the healthcare industry from a fee-based model to a ...

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    Running a Medical Practice: A Guide to Growing Your Patient Base and Hiring the Best Talent

    March 12, 2020

    Thanks to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, there are nearly 20 million more insured individuals in America’s health insurance system than there were in September 2013. There’s arguably never ...

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    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 ...

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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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    Patients or Payers – Which Come First at Your Practice?

    January 26, 2016

    A high-functioning medical establishment – like any other business – should ideally operate like a well-oiled machine. Your office policies should be clearly defined, your staff should be trained to ...

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    Is Medicare Going Broke? 3 Trends to Watch

    December 29, 2015

    When President Johnson signed Medicare into law on June 30, 1965, he said: "If it has a few defects, I am confident those can be quickly remedied." Quickly is a relative term… but more than fifty ...

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