Tips on Inquiries, Denials, and RUCs
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This Medicare billing manager took action when she received a letter from First Coast about denied claims. Find out how she used First Coast's Web tools and Secure Provider Online Tool (SPOT) to increase revenue and reduce claim denials.
First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) offers several online tools for you to diagnose why your Medicare claims were denied and resources to help you prevent future claims from such a fate. When a claim gets denied, with First Coast’s web tools you can solve many issues without having to call customer service or submit a written inquiry. Review these tips to improve your cash flow and save time by eliminating denied claims from your medical practice.
Successfully complete claim processing and enhance your cash flow by learning how to avoid common reasons why Part B claims are returned as unprocessable (RUC).
Reduce the time it takes to answer your Medicare question by viewing common Part B inquiries received by customer service.
Successfully complete claim processing and enhance your cash flow by learning how to avoid common reasons why Part B claims deny.
View tips to common claims inquiries and denials.
Enhanced duplicate claim edits include pending and same claim details in history review of duplicate procedures and services. Bill correctly the first time to avoid duplicate denials.
Learn how to avoid rejects of crossover claims by ensuring that the addresses you have on file with Medicare and Medicaid match and are in the appropriate format.
There could be several reasons why your claim was denied or otherwise did not process successfully. Use these available resources to identify claims processing codes.
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