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    Gastroenterology CPT Codes and Tips for 2023

    January 30, 2023

    Since gastroenterology practices can perform both medical and surgical services, your gastroenterology medical billing strategy has to take this into account. Billing for this specialty can be challenging but the friendly experts here at NCG want to make it simple for you to boost your healthcare revenue cycle. We’ve put together this handy list ...

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    Manage Your Medical Documentation: 3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your SOAP Notes

    December 22, 2022

    Medical documentation is an essential part of your medical practice – it’s how you provide a historical record of your patients’ progress, support your insurance claims, and break down silos between ...

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    Keep Your Medical Practice Schedule on Time with These Tips

    November 30, 2022

    Let’s reflect for a moment: when’s the last time you saw your last patient of the day at their scheduled time? If it takes a minute to jog your memory, that’s a bad sign. Seeing your patients on time ...

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    How to Reduce Hospitalist Burnout: Top 4 Tips

    November 28, 2022

    In a recent report, 80% of physicians said they were burned out. Burnout can happen to anyone in any field but is especially concerning when healthcare professionals are affected since this state of ...

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    Top Tips for Preparing for a HIPAA Audit

    October 20, 2022

    Have you ever faced a HIPAA audit before? Does the thought of going through an audit fill you with dread? No matter how much experience you’ve had with audits of any kind, the process can be intense ...

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    Your Medical Practice's Reputation + Your Front Desk: Tips for Managing the Patient Experience

    August 31, 2022

    It’s pretty tough to make a first impression twice – and in the world of healthcare consumerism, a flimsy impression or repeated lackluster experience can be a deciding factor for a patient going to ...

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    Keep Your Records Clean with SOAP Notes

    August 19, 2022

    Ever heard the phrase, “If it wasn’t written down, then it didn’t happen”? While that might sound extreme in some contexts, it’s the law of the land in the medical field. Medical documentation is an ...

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    Medicare Patients + Stark Law: What You Need to Know

    August 8, 2022

    If your medical practice treats patients covered by Medicare, then you already know there are countless regulations you need to closely adhere to in order to avoid any issues with the government. One ...

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    Medical Billing Vs. Accounting: Your Guide to Revenue Cycle Management

    July 29, 2022

    Operating a successful, enduring medical practice means you have to wear many hats and do more than just deliver quality care to the members of your community; you have to have an effective and ...

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    What Is a Hospitalist? (+ Medical Billing Tips for This Specialty)

    July 26, 2022

    While some areas of medicine aren’t apparent in their titles—such as a nephrologist, who deals with the study of kidneys—other areas give a better starting point for understanding what that field ...

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    Marketing Your Medical Practice: What's Working, What's Not, and How to Improve It

    June 28, 2022

    Before a patient even sets foot in your practice, they’ll have an impression or idea of what to expect through your medical practice’s marketing efforts. Whether it’s your practice’s website, social ...

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    Benchmarking Your Medical Practice (+ Which Metrics to Track)

    June 21, 2022

    Operating a medical practice in a manner that is efficient and effective involves a plethora of moving parts. From managing your scheduling system to mentoring employees and ensuring patients receive ...

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    What Is Patient Flow? How To Improve Yours at Your Practice

    June 8, 2022

    Here’s a real eye-opener: 2 out of 3 healthcare consumers report to have had a bad patient experience. That’s the latest data from consulting firm Accenture, and a troubling sign for the medical ...

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