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FAQs

Modified: 4/4/2020
First Coast’s frequently asked questions and answers pertaining to correcting claim errors via the claim adjustment and reopening process, as well as steps to identify when it's appropriate to submit a new claim.
Modified: 4/30/2020
Modified: 4/29/2020
Modified: 4/4/2020
Here are helpful answers to common Medicare appeal questions.
Modified: 5/6/2020
Modified: 5/19/2020
Modified: 4/10/2020
Modified: 5/16/2020
First Coast’s frequently asked questions and answers pertaining to claim overlaps, as well as steps that may be taken to correct and prevent them from recurring.
Modified: 5/6/2020
As of July 1, 2017, practitioners in Florida are required to report post-operative evaluation and management (E/M) visits using Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code 99024 if they practice in a group of ten or more practitioners and provide global services under one of the required surgical procedure codes. Find more information in these CMS FAQs.
Modified: 5/7/2020
Modified: 4/9/2020
Modified: 4/9/2020
Modified: 5/6/2020
Modified: 3/10/2020
Modified: 4/13/2020
Here are steps you can take to avoid frequently seen denial reason codes.
Modified: 4/2/2020
Modified: 2/10/2020
Modified: 5/12/2020
View these FAQs for information related to Medicare eligibility.
Modified: 5/7/2020
Modified: 5/7/2020
Modified: 3/18/2020
Modified: 5/7/2020
View frequently asked questions pertaining to hospital care evaluation and management.
Modified: 5/17/2020
Modified: 5/17/2020
Modified: 5/6/2020
Modified: 5/6/2020
Modified: 4/30/2020
Modified: 5/17/2020
Modified: 3/6/2020
Questions and answers pertaining to form 480.6A "Informativa de Ingreso".
Modified: 3/5/2020
View questions and answers pertaining to general inquiries.
Modified: 3/18/2020
Modified: 5/20/2020
View frequently asked questions pertaining to inpatient hospitals.
Modified: 3/18/2020
Modified: 5/5/2020
Modified: 4/16/2020
Modified: 3/18/2020
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Modified: 5/14/2020
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Modified: 5/15/2020
Questions and answers pertaining to beneficiary eligibility, as well as billing scenarios and steps to avoid related claim submission errors.
Modified: 3/13/2020
Modified: 3/18/2020
Modified: 5/12/2020
Modified: 5/12/2020
Modified: 4/6/2020
Modified: 5/19/2020
Modified: 5/16/2020
Modified: 5/3/2020
Here are helpful answers to questions related to remote identity proofing (RIDP) for EIDM and SPOT access.
Modified: 4/9/2020
View answers to questions pertaining to the most frequently seen RTP reason codes.
Modified: 5/4/2020
Modified: 5/8/2020
Modified: 3/14/2020
Modified: 5/15/2020
Modified: 5/23/2020
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Modified: 3/23/2020
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