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First Coast Service Options offers providers a multitude of self-service Web tools to help you file claims correctly.
Allison Wakeland, NeuroSpinal Associates
Find out how one billing manager uses the First Coast site enthusiastically to improve their business.
Modified: 5/17/2017
Provider specialty page on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) site.
Modified: 4/7/2017
List of links to specialty provider centers on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website and Florida’s Regional Home Health Intermediary (RHHI) contractor.
Modified: 3/16/2017
The CFR is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the federal register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government.
Modified: 2/16/2017
List of billing links to help increase billing accuracy.
Modified: 2/6/2017
The Quarterly Provider Update (QPU) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is an information source for Medicare providers and outlines changes to the Medicare program. The QPU has been updated to include recently published instructions(s) and/or regulation(s). Please view the Spotlight page for recent updates.
Modified: 2/6/2017
For the latest news and information, visit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services DMEPOS competitive bidding webpage and click on the “Latest News and Announcements” link on the left side of the page. [CR 6571]
Modified: 2/6/2017
CGS Administrators, LLC provides services for durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Modified: 2/6/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) contracts with C2C Innovative Solutions, Inc. (C2C) to serve as the national independent entity to resolve payment disputes between Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations, Private Fee for Service (PFFS) plans and deemed and non-contracted providers.
Modified: 2/2/2017
This site includes descriptions for remittance advice reason codes and remark codes as well as HIPAA-related code lists.
Modified: 1/23/2017
Find current and past Prompt Payment Act interest rates that are payable when clean, non-PIP (periodic interim payment) Medicare claims are not paid by Medicare contractors in a timely manner. [CR 6542]
Modified: 1/15/2017
The National Supplier Clearinghouse is the single organizational entity responsible for issuing Medicare supplier billing privileges for suppliers of Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS).
Modified: 1/4/2017
Find information about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Modified: 1/4/2017
This area of the CMS site supplies fee-for-service providers an array of information, ranging from claims appeal procedures and ambulance services, to durable medical equipment centers and rural health clinics.
Modified: 2/28/2016
Competitive acquisition program for Part B drugs & biologicals overview page on the CMS.gov website.
Modified: 2/28/2016
Learn about the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
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.