DDE (Direct data entry)
ABILITY | PC-ACE ™:
First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) has produced this manual to assist Direct Data Entry (DDE) providers that have access to the DDE application. This manual does not include billing information.
CMS requires an annual recertification of users that access FISS using DDE. Starting on May 30, 2017, First Coast will begin the second phase to recertify DDE users. Learn about the steps to take to avoid interruptions to your DDE access.
Change request 10098 releases information about modifications to the common working file (CWF) provider queries, which beginning January 2018, will no longer allow the use of legacy provider numbers. [MM10098]
DDE is designed for Medicare Part A providers. DDE will allow you to perform the following functions; claim entry, claim correction, claim status, claim adjustments, and inquiries.
Tips for creating and resetting your DDE password.
Direct Data Entry (DDE) process to allow submission of Medicare A (Medicare Secondary Payor) MSP claim information.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to allow providers to submit claim adjustments when Medicare is the secondary payer via Direct Data Entry (DDE). [CR 8486]
First Coast Medicare Part A DDE (Direct Data Entry) form to change authorized signer and add/update/delete user access.
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.