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Tips on Inquiries, Denials, and RUCs

Modified: 9/1/2019
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.
Modified: 7/22/2019
Reduce the time it takes to answer your Medicare question by viewing common Part B inquiries received by customer service.
Modified: 7/22/2019
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).
Modified: 7/22/2019
Successfully complete claim processing and enhance your cash flow by learning how to avoid common reasons why Part B claims deny.
Modified: 10/7/2019
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.
Modified: 9/4/2019
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.
Modified: 8/7/2019
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.
Modified: 7/12/2019
View tips to common claims inquiries and denials.
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