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    Principal Care Management: New Medicare CPT Codes

    June 3, 2022

    The goal of your medical practice’s presence in your community is to deliver great, high-quality care to your patients. Obviously, the type of care might be different from patient to patient, day-to-day. One kind of treatment is that of principal care management, also known as PCM. This entails caring for your patients who have one chronic ...

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    Manage Medical Risk with These Guidelines for Medical Documentation

    May 12, 2022

    Even in today’s increasingly complex healthcare environment—where technology and new laws impact almost every aspect of medical billing and practice management—one of the most valuable tools to ...

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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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    What Is the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)?

    January 19, 2022

    If you’re a Medicare provider, then you might want to know about MIPS—a healthcare incentive program that helps gather data of quality and performance outcomes over time while rewarding medical ...

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    3 Tips for Making Patient Collections More Compassionate

    January 14, 2022

    Your medical practice can’t operate without receiving money for services rendered, whether from insurance company claims or patients paying out-of-pocket. Sometimes, over time, this process can feel ...

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    Top 6 Questions to Ask a Medical Billing Service

    January 5, 2022

    Do you and your team feel overwhelmed by the medical billing and coding process? Tired of insurance claims being rejected or trying to keep up with new legal requirements? Perhaps it’s time to ...

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    What is a HIPAA Breach? (+ Tips to Avoid Them)

    December 23, 2021

    Did you know that healthcare data breaches cost US industries $6.2 billion per year? With such a high cost, it’s more critical than ever to ensure that your medical practice is taking the best steps ...

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    What Is Risk Adjustment? How to Calculate It

    December 16, 2021

    When it comes to running a successful medical practice, there are a plethora of terms you need to know and how each one impacts your practice. One such concept is risk adjustment, which affects your ...

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    What Is Concierge Healthcare?

    November 3, 2021

    A staggering 90% of patients are satisfied with their concierge healthcare experience, and 97% feel their doctors take a personal interest in their quality of care. These are extraordinary ratings ...

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    What You Need to Know About the Medicaid & Medicare Exclusion List

    October 4, 2021

    In 2019, more than 18% of Americans were covered by Medicare; in 2020 alone, Medicare’s budget exceeded $925 billion. This is an important population of the country for your medical practice, and ...

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    ASC Coding and Billing: How is it different from Physician Medical Billing?

    July 26, 2021

    There are hundreds of pages of regulations and updated legislation for medical billing - not to mention, thousands of nuanced billing codes! Navigating the ins and outs of one particular focus of ...

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