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Modified: 10/29/2020
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: 10/29/2020
Learn about First Coast's 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: 7/9/2020
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: 10/7/2020
Discuss the prior authorization program, learn about common errors and documentation guidance regarding the services included in the program, and ask your questions impacting your PAR submissions. (10-11:30 a.m.)
Modified: 8/27/2020
This free webcast will present information on Medicare’s medical review programs (A/B) (10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 10/20/2020
Join this free webcast to learn about the local coverage determination (LCD) Medicare requirements for controlled substance monitoring. (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 10/7/2020
Join us as for a review of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program, a performance-based payment model through the CMS Innovation Center. We’ll discuss how to enroll and participate in the program. (1:30-3 p.m. ET)
Modified: 9/18/2020
Join us as we discuss valuable information about enrolling and billing for home infusion therapy (HIT) services. This new Medicare service benefit is effective January 1, 2021. (2-3 p.m. ET)
Modified: 10/7/2020
Join our webcast to learn important information about the telehealth flexibilities available to Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 public health emergency. (2-3:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 10/19/2020
This free webcast will present information on the Part A East QIC demonstration (1-2 p.m. ET)
Modified: 10/7/2020
Join our webcast to learn about promoting and providing covered vaccinations to your Medicare patients during the COVID-19 pandemic and upcoming influenza season. (3-3:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 10/29/2020
Join our webcast to learn about the new coding guidelines for office and outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) visits being implemented in January 2021. (Thursday, December 8, 10-11:30 a.m. ET; Encore: Thursday, December 17, 2-3:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 10/29/2020
Join us for First Coast's fourth 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: 10/22/2020
Data indicates that ambulance is among the top service types with the highest improper payments for Medicare Part B. This webcast will review documentation requirements and Medicare guidelines relating to ambulance services. (10-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 8/26/2020
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: 9/30/2020
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.