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Modified: 4/15/2021
Check our upcoming provider events calendar and learn how to register for free teleconferences and webinars that will help you increase your knowledge of the Medicare program and find ways to improve Medicare billing and payment efficiency.
Modified: 4/5/2021
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: 3/25/2021
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: 1/20/2021
First Coast hosted the Medicare Speaks Virtual Conference December 2-3, 2020. This Q&A document was developed from the unanswered questions that needed additional research.
Modified: 4/13/2021
Mark your calendar for this educational virtual conference hosted by First Coast. We will present important Medicare program information and updates for our Part A and B providers located in the U.S. Virgin Islands. (9 a.m.-noon ET)
Modified: 3/22/2021
Join our webcast to learn about consolidated billing of Medicare services for patients in a skilled nursing facility. (10-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 2/19/2021
This free webinar will present information on incident-to, split/shared and fee-for-time compensation arrangements (Part B) (10-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 3/24/2021
Join our webcast to learn how to avoid MSP claim rejects, verify patient eligibility and avoid unnecessary rework. (10-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 2/9/2021
Ambulance services are among the top service types with the highest improper payments for Medicare Part B. This webcast will review Medicare guidelines relating to ambulance services and documentation requirements. (2-3:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 2/10/2021
Join our webcast to learn important information about the telehealth flexibilities available to Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 public health emergency. (3-4:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 4/5/2021
CMS and First Coast have released updates and resources to keep you informed during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Join this webcast to learn the latest information you need to perform your day-to-day operations. (10-11:30 a.m. ET)
Modified: 3/30/2021
Many Medicare beneficiaries suffer from multiple chronic conditions. Learn about coding and reimbursement of health centric, cost-saving chronic care management services you may already provide. (2-3:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 4/8/2021
Did you receive a COVID-19 accelerated or advance Medicare payment? If so, you don’t want to miss this webcast to learn more about the recoupment process. (2-3 p.m. ET)
Modified: 4/13/2021
Join our webinar to learn about coding and billing services for the COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibody infusions and recent updates to these services. (2-3 p.m. ET)
Modified: 4/15/2021
Join our webinar to learn about basic requirements for billing your claims to Medicare. (1-2:30 p.m. ET)
Modified: 4/12/2021
Join us for First Coast's quarterly Medicare updates webinars. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn important information about changes and updates in the Medicare program that may impact you.
Modified: 4/9/2021
Join our webcast to learn about coding and billing services for the COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibody infusions and recent updates to these services. (10-11 a.m. ET)
Modified: 4/15/2021
Join our webinar to learn about consolidated billing of Medicare services for patients in a covered Part A skilled nursing facility (SNF) stay. (2-3:30 p.m. ET)
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.
Modified: 4/6/2021
First Coast just launched our new YouTube channel and Learning on Demand Center webpage. Subscribe now to our channel and check out our redesigned Learning on Demand Center for all your training needs.
Modified: 1/27/2021
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.
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.