3 Medical Billing Frequently Asked Questions
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 should), you need them answered—clearly and quickly.
What EHR Software Does NCG Medical Work With?
For many medical practices, there is a common fear that billing services may not work well with their current practice management or EHR software.
How Can Outsourced Medical Billing Help My Radiation Oncology Practice?
When it comes to radiation oncology insurance billing, there are many vital issues that hospital-based physicians and radiation oncology standalone facilities face on a day-to-day basis. And with growing pressures on reimbursements, the need to hire an outsourced medical billing company has never been more critical.
How Your Practice Can Receive Maximum Compensation for Medical Billing
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 could be missing out on a lot of money.
A Brief Guide to Medical Billing and Coding Best Practices
At NCG Medical, our mission is to provide expert medical billing services that integrate seamlessly into your current practice management software or EHR. That’s why our team of in-house experts have a wide range of knowledge and extensive experience working with common softwares to best serve you and your practice without having to uproot all your familiar processes and resources.
How to Keep Costs Down in an EHR Implementation
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.
Is Mobile Texting a Do or a Don't in the Healthcare Environment?
From employees texting bosses to business owners texting customers, many of the unwritten rules and tentative boundaries that once defined who, and what, accounted for “appropriate” texting behavior have largely fallen away. Overall, that’s a welcome development for most folks who find the convenience, clarity, and quickness of texting preferable to voice-to-voice conversation.
Patients or Payers – Which Come First at Your Practice?
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 follow them, and your employees should be motivated to execute their responsibilities in line with expectations.
Is Medicare Going Broke? 3 Trends to Watch
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 years later, more than a few defects remain.
Open Enrollment Is Upon Us. How Should You Handle It With Patients?
Open enrollment is upon us once again. How can two simple words create so much complexity?
Every November-December, medical practices, insurance companies, patients, and medical billing services face down healthcare’s least favorite season - and every year it seems to get more challenging for all parties involved.