skip to content
Thank you for visiting First Coast Service Options' Medicare provider website. This website is intended exclusively for Medicare providers and health care industry professionals to find the latest Medicare news and information affecting the provider community.
To enable us to present you with customized content that focuses on your area of interest, please select your preferences below:
Select which best describes you:
Select your location:
Select your line of business:
This website provides information and news about the Medicare program for health care professionals only. All communication and issues regarding your Medicare benefits are handled directly by Medicare and not through this website. Information for Medicare beneficiaries is only available on the medicare.gov website.
En Español
Text Size:
Send a link to this page
[Multiple email adresses must be separated by a semicolon.]

MSP (Medicare secondary payer)

News
Find the latest news and resources regarding processing of MSP claims.
More
Interactive tools
Calculators
more MSP calculator -- calculate estimated MSP payments for Part B of the Medicare program.
more ESRD coordination period calculator -- determine a beneficiary's ESRD (end-stage renal disease) coordination period.
MSP billing and claims
more Billing the correct Medicare secondary payer insurance type code -- learn how to avoid MSP payment delays and inappropriate denials.
more MSP interactive billing tool simulation -- this simulation assists in determining if Medicare is primary.
more Electronic filing of Medicare secondary payer claims (MSP) -- find information for filing MSP claims in the 5010 format.
more Requesting Medicare secondary payer conditional payments -- conditional payments are Medicare payments for Medicare covered services for which another insurer is primary payer, made under the condition they are subject to repayment if and when the primary payer makes payment [IOM Pub 100-05 MSP Manual].
more Limitations on ESRD coverage by certain health care plans -- this article refers to denials when Medicare is the secondary payer during the coordination period of 30 months required for beneficiaries that are eligible for Medicare due to an ESRD diagnosis.
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.
Part B