Medical Billing News

    The Importance of Tracking (and Lowering) Days in Accounts Receivable

    September 7, 2021

    How well do you know your cash flow when it comes to accounts receivable? Many medical practices allow their A/R metric to be a black box of misunderstanding, when in reality, it’s one of the most important numbers to know when gaining an overview of your practice’s financial standing. Keep reading to learn more about this important figure and how ...

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    Top Challenges & Solutions for Gastroenterology Billing

    September 3, 2021

    NCG Medical knows your gastroenterology practice is essential for serving the patients in your community. You want it to be a safe, welcoming space for patients to get the best treatment from your ...

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    Common Revenue Cycle Management Mistakes - and How to Avoid Them

    June 18, 2021

    Running a successful and fiscally responsible medical practice involves many moving parts and pieces. One of the most critical factors to long-term success is having a streamlined revenue cycle ...

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    Essential Medical Practice Management Resources, Tips, and Advice

    March 9, 2021

    Medical practice management is a major undertaking that seems to become more complex and challenging with every passing year. Once a part-time job that was often delegated to a physician’s family ...

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    Denying Denials: Best Practices for Avoiding Claim Denials

    March 4, 2021

    The start of a new year is a wise time to revisit some of your practice’s most important metrics around financial health. Your practice’s health insurance denial rates are some of the most ...

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    How to Simplify Physician Credentialing (+ Boost Practice Revenue)

    January 5, 2021

    If credentialing a new physician is on your healthcare practice’s to-do list, it’s probably the line item you’re dreading most. There’s not a medical professional among us who wouldn’t describe the ...

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    Preparing Your Healthcare Practice for a Medical Billing Audit

    December 10, 2020

    If you’re happy with your practice’s reimbursements and you haven’t seen a recent spike in denials, you may feel like your medical billing operations are coasting along just fine. But even if that’s ...

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    Top 5 Medical Billing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

    August 14, 2020

    Running a cost-effective, efficient medical practice requires a steady and reliable revenue stream. Unfortunately, that’s going to be challenging to achieve if your billing efforts aren’t optimized ...

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    5 Tips for More Productive Medical Billing

    August 12, 2020

    Timely, accurate, and full reimbursement is the most critical metric for keeping the lights on at your practice. But only around 80 percent of claims submitted are processed and paid on the first ...

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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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    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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