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    How Electronic Prescribing (E-Prescribing) Works to Support Your Growth

    November 19, 2021

    There’s a running joke in our collective consciousness that doctors have the worst handwriting; regardless of this punchline, there is truth in that anyone’s penmanship can be difficult to read. Couple this reality with advances in healthcare cybersecurity and voila, electronic prescribing methods are nearly universal, rendering paper scripts ...

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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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    How Patient Satisfaction Surveys Can Boost Your Practice Performance

    November 1, 2021

    Of course you’re providing the best care for your patients, but are there metaphorical pain points at your medical practice that you might not know about?  Implementing patient satisfaction surveys ...

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    5 Types of Healthcare Organizations and Their Medical Billing Practices

    October 29, 2021

    Sometimes it feels like the healthcare field is just made up of one acronym after another, and your work is overrun by sets of three or four letters that each can represent very different things. One ...

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    What Is Healthcare Consumerism? 5 Ways to Attract and Retain the Modern Patient

    October 20, 2021

    NRC Health’s 2017 study revealed that seven in 10 consumers feel that they are now personally responsible for managing their health. A major factor behind this shift is cost, and consumers are ...

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    5 Tips for How to Prevent CMS Audits for Medical Practices

    October 12, 2021

    Part of treating Medicare patients is that your medical practice may be subjected to Medicare audits. These can lead to suspension of payments and Medicare fees if your medical practice isn’t up to ...

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    How to Manage Your Medical Practice's Online Reputation: 5 Smart Strategies

    October 8, 2021

    NCG is committed to helping customers improve medical billing performance to help achieve profitability and practice success. But in today’s healthcare landscape, practice profitability involves a ...

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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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    Updated Code Bundling Guidelines for Radiation Oncology Billing

    September 15, 2021

    Radiation oncology billing can be a complex experience. Many radiation oncologists struggle with the billing process, including the billing and coding guidelines that ensure a smooth reimbursement ...

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    How Much Are Claim Denials Costing Your Medical Practice?

    September 9, 2021

    Claim rejections are incredibly costly - and anything lower than a 95% clean claims ratio means your medical practice is losing revenue and furthering your expenses by having to rework those rejected ...

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    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 ...

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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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    Best Practices For Improving HCC Coding Accuracy for Value-Based Payments

    August 30, 2021

    As enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans increases, healthcare organizations need to be able to anticipate future healthcare financial resources and predict appropriate reimbursement for physicians. ...

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