Nurse Practitioners (NPs) often need guidance in navigating the complex landscape of business ownership. This is where NPBO™ can help. Over the years, we’ve seen a significant growth in the number of Nurse Practitioners (NPs) who have chosen to open and operate their own clinical practices and businesses. However, they will tell you this is Read More

A solid understanding of what’s involved in starting a practice will help you come to a better decision about whether and when to get started.

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Medical coding is more than the CPT code we submit for a patient visit. It also includes the ICD-10 codes. Nothing new there. But one of the things that may not be as clear is how specific your ICD-10 code needs to be, particularly when it comes to being able to document, code, and submit Read More

Acknowledging the potential for violence and emergencies will go a long way toward boosting safety in the office. Taking proactive measures helps create a safer environment for patients and staff and reduce your clinic’s risk of violent incidents and other threats.

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As a Nurse Practitioner in private practice, the taxes you’re responsible for paying depend on your business’s legal structure. Tax liability will differ for an LLC or an LLC with an S-Corporation (S-Corp) tax election compared to a C-Corporation.

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Do you have a fair amount of outstanding patient balances and difficulties collecting?  Well, you’re not alone. It’s common, particularly in small practices, to struggle with collecting money from patients.   Most patients never blink an eye when asked for their co-pay, deductible, or other balances. They do everything they can to pay on time and Read More