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Modified: 8/4/2021
This edition includes information on the Coverage to Care initiative, the Connected Care campaign, and more.
Modified: 8/3/2021
This edition contains information on CMS’ efforts to improve health equity, access to treatment, hospital readiness, and vaccination data reporting of hospital workers.
Modified: 7/30/2021
This edition contains information on fiscal year 2022 final rules for the SNF prospective payment system, hospice payment rate update, IRF prospective payment system, and IPF prospective payment system.
Modified: 7/29/2021
This edition includes information on webinars and trainings, avoiding improper payments for ambulance services, and more.
Modified: 7/21/2021
This edition includes information on the use of tocilizumab (a COVID-19 monoclonal antibody product), the Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary, preventive services for viral hepatitis, and more.
Modified: 7/20/2021
Modified: 7/14/2021
This edition includes information on cognitive assessment resources for providers, IRF services billing requirements, an NCD analysis on the treatment of Alzheimer’s, and more.
Modified: 7/14/2021
This edition contains information on CMS’ proposed changes to improve health equity and patient access.
Modified: 7/8/2021
This edition includes update FAQs pertaining to COVID-19 accelerated and advance payments, the July 2021 update of the DMEPOS fee schedule, and more.
Modified: 7/2/2021
This edition contains information on proposed actions that would aim to close health equity gaps by providing Medicare patients with ESRD greater access to care.
Modified: 6/30/2021
This edition includes information on 2021 incentive payments regarding the Quality Payment Program, billing correctly for inhalant drugs, the July 2021 update of the ASC payment system, and more.
Modified: 6/29/2021
This edition contains information on a proposed rule by CMS that would improve home health services for older adults and people with disabilities by shifting from volume-based incentives to quality-based incentives.
Modified: 6/23/2021
This edition includes information on the 2019 Quality Payment Program performance information added to Care Compare, the SNF three-day rule, MLN Matters articles, and more.
Modified: 6/16/2021
This edition includes information on emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for monoclonal antibody products.
Modified: 6/10/2021
This edition includes information on the written care plan for cognitive assessment, average sales price files for July 2021, an upcoming town hall on the physician fee schedule, and more.
Modified: 6/9/2021
This edition contains information on the Biden administration’s efforts to increase vaccinations by bolstering payments for at-home COVID-19 vaccinations for Medicare beneficiaries.
Modified: 1/7/2021
View this special edition on updates to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).
Modified: 11/25/2020
CMS has developed an FAQ document based on questions received from providers regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Note: The first link was revised March 10, 2020.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.