Medical Billing News

What EHR Software Does NCG Medical Work With?

09/05/2019

For many medical practices, there is a common fear that billing services may not work well with their current practice management or EHR software. 

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How Can Outsourced Medical Billing Help My Radiation Oncology Practice?

07/31/2019

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.

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How Your Practice Can Receive Maximum Compensation for Medical Billing

07/19/2019

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 could be missing out on a lot of money.

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What Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Services Are There?

01/07/2019

The primary function of every medical practice is to provide care to its patients. However, every healthcare organization also has a critical secondary function—staying financially healthy. If you’re considering outsourcing your healthcare revenue cycle management, it’s important to educate yourself on the different types of services that are available and how they could apply to your practice to satisfy your financial needs.

 

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Digital Patient Engagement: How it Affects Revenue Cycle Management

06/07/2016

As the healthcare industry continues its shift toward outcome-driven care and value-based payments, practice-payer collaboration is key to revenue cycle success. But with so many payment-related and regulatory concerns to account for – from PQRS reporting and incentive program requirements to weighing the benefits of joining an ACO – it’s important for every provider to ensure that patient satisfaction remains a top priority.

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Is Mobile Texting a Do or a Don't in the Healthcare Environment?

02/23/2016

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.

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Patients or Payers – Which Come First at Your Practice?

01/26/2016

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 follow them, and your employees should be motivated to execute their responsibilities in line with expectations.

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ICD-10-Produced Problems: How to Manage the Ongoing Impact

01/19/2016

After all of the industry-wide infighting and regulatory postponements that marked the years leading up to the mandated shift – at long last – to exclusive use of the ICD-10 code set, the implementation phase has finally passed. And despite the extensive bickering and delays, the switch ultimately went by with less of a bang than a whimper.

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Is Medicare Going Broke? 3 Trends to Watch

12/29/2015

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 years later, more than a few defects remain.

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Open Enrollment Is Upon Us. How Should You Handle It With Patients?

12/14/2015

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. 

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