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Modified: 7/15/2018
Starting Sunday, May 6, 2018, new password rules will be in effect. Any changes to Direct Data Entry (DDE) user ID password must comply or the password will be rejected. DDE user ID password rules are changing to meet the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requirements.
Modified: 6/29/2018
First Coast's claims department and providers are negatively impacted by invalid or unnecessary PWK fax/mail/esMD coversheets. This article reviews information on how you can avoid these issues.
Modified: 6/29/2018
First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) has implemented the PWK (paperwork) segment of the X12N version 5010. This allows for submission of supporting documentation with a version 5010 electronic claim. [CR 10397]
Modified: 6/22/2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is in the process of implementing operating rules adopted under Section 1104 of the Affordable Care Act.
Modified: 5/18/2018
Due to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), change request 9881, and electronic data interchange (EDI) front-end updates, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has implemented 5010 837P and 837I transaction edits, effective July 1, 2017. [CR 9881]
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