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Events

Modified: 7/19/2019
Check our upcoming provider events calendar and learn how to register for free teleconferences and webcasts that will help you increase your knowledge of the Medicare program and find ways to improve Medicare billing and payment efficiency.
Modified: 5/26/2019
First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) offers providers the opportunity to enhance their Medicare knowledge through instructor-led training (ILT) classes (e.g., webcasts, seminars) and online training (OLT) courses. Learn how to create a training account, register for available training, and find the educational resources you need.
Modified: 7/19/2019
Learn about First Coast Service Options’ (First Coast) recent Medicare educational events and take advantage of easy access to available training resources including session recordings, event minutes, and copies of presentations from some of our events.
Modified: 7/9/2019
Join us for this monthly face-to-face educational series to stay up-to-date on the latest changes in the Medicare program. Hosted by CMS in Puerto Rico and supported by First Coast Service Options, this day-long seminar occurs every last Thursday of the month starting on March 28 (7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. AST).
Modified: 7/18/2019
Do you order or certify home health services for Medicare beneficiaries? If you answered yes, join us for our next webcast on July 24 to learn about the documentation requirements that support home health eligibility. (1-2:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 7/10/2019
Improper documentation and coding are top contributors to high error rates in code selection for initial and subsequent hospital visits. This session will review hospital visit codes and updates to a tool to assist in auditing for proper evaluation and management (E/M) code selection. (Noon-1 p.m. ET)
Modified: 7/3/2019
Join us as we discuss Medicare as a secondary payer (MSP) and the fundamentals of this cost-saving program. During this webcast, we will provide an overview of the different types of MSP employer based plans as well as determining eligibility. (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ET)
Modified: 7/18/2019
This ask–the-contractor teleconference (ACT) on the CMS-1500 (02/12) health insurance claim form will assist you with the proper claim filing requirements as part of an effort to be proactive in the prevention of unnecessary claim submission errors. (10-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 6/4/2019
Join us for First Coast’s third quarter Medicare updates webcast. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn important information about changes and updates in the Medicare program that can impact you.
Modified: 7/19/2019
Join us for our Medicare quarterly updates (A/B) webcast. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn valuable information about changes and updates in the Medicare program that can impact you (10-11:30 a.m. AST).
Modified: 7/11/2019
Join us as we discuss Medicare as a secondary payer (MSP) and the fundamentals of this cost-saving program. During this webcast, we will provide information regarding non-group health plans in relation to Medicare as the secondary payer. (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ET)
Modified: 7/19/2019
Join us as we discuss valuable information about coverage, billing, and documentation requirements for the Medicare-covered annual wellness visit. (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ET)
Modified: 5/11/2019
This simulation will guide you through the process of launching and participating in a First Coast webcast. Although First Coast utilizes the WebEx system, participants must register through First Coast University prior to the day of the event.
Modified: 6/13/2019
Learn how to create a new First Coast University training account, so you can register for online training courses, webcasts seminars, and special events offered by First Coast Service Options.
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.
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