This article was revised April 23 to update certain language to reflect the current status of this change. Also, clarifications have been made to the last question in the "Frequently Asked Questions" section on page 3. [SE1249]
This article explains that claim status category and claim status codes for use by Medicare contractors are updated three times per year at the national code maintenance committee meetings. [MM8265]
New edits are being installed April 2013. This article outlines the new edits.
First Coast Service Options’ (First Coast) electronic trading partners should be aware that if they have not submitted claims electronically for three months or longer, their submitter number will be considered inactive by Medicare and will be subject to deactivation for non-usage.
Effective October 1, 2012, First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) implemented the PWK (paperwork) segment of the X12N version 5010. This allows for submission of supporting documentation with a version 5010 electronic claim. [CR 7330]
First Coast's claims department and providers are being negatively impacted by a high volume of invalid or unnecessary PWK fax/mail coversheets. This article reviews information on how you can avoid these issues. [CR 7330]
Updated instructions for submitting and receiving files electronically using HyperTerminal.