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2014-08-20 Success Webinar: Expert Witness

This month on the exclusive NPBO™ Member Only Success Webinar, we discussed an additional source of revenue that you may want to add to your business. Nurses and Nurse Practitioners (in addition to other healthcare professional) will often make themselves available as an expert witness. This can easily be done in addition to your current practice… Read More

Direct Pay Practices [VIDEO]

Direct pay practices, where we contract with our patients to provide services is often a topic of discussion. I wanted to share this video with you as a conversation starter. We will be talking about this more as it’s a good model for all of us.

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2014-08-04 Q&A

During these calls you are encouraged to ask any question you may have about your practice/business, including starting up, marketing, insurance, billing, credentialing, staffing, and more. We also strongly encourage members to share their experiences with others, so we can all learn.

Getting Started

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Healthcare Practice For Sale

If you are looking for a well run practice in the NE US to literally walk into, then you’ll want to take a look at this. It’s one of the oldest NP-owned practices in the US, well established and well run. The NP who owns this is an excellent business owner and has created a… Read More

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Business Planning

Planning is integral to starting and operating a business – any business. We are often asked about templates specific to a certain type of practice. While there are variables that need to be considered, each and every practice is different. That said, a basic business template can get you started in the correct direction.

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Education for the Rest of Us

As I travel around and speak at various conferences, some NPs tell me they are not interested in starting a practice. I always tell them, that’s good as owning a practice is not meant for everyone. However, I am dismayed when they also tell me they don’t need to know about business.

Downloads

HIPAA

HIPAA Training and Documentation

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has six educational programs for health care providers on compliance with various aspects of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. Each of these programs is available with free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for physicians and Continuing Education (CE) credits for health care professionals. They are available at Medscape.org… Read More

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Business Planning

Planning is integral to starting and operating a business – any business. We are often asked about templates specific to a certain type of practice. While there are variables that need to be considered, each and every practice is different. That said, a basic business template can get you started in the correct direction.

Billing & Coding

Medicare Enrollment Guidelines

The “Medicare Enrollment Guidelines for Order/Referring Providers” fact sheet has been revised and is ready for download from CMS. This fact sheet is designed to provide education on the Medicare enrollment requirements for eligible ordering/referring providers. It includes information on the three basic requirements for ordering and referring and who may order and refer for… Read More

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ICD10 Training

Have you started your preparations for ICD-10 yet? It’s not too early to start. There are lots of courses, and websites to help, but sometimes starting at the source is the best  place to start your learning.