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View these pages for First Coast's holiday schedule and additional closures.
View these helpful documents prior to calling the provider contact center:
  Guidelines for electronic submissions to First Coast -- verify the receipt date your electronic submissions (also includes faxes, SPOT, and IVR submissions) will recieve.
   National provider identifier (NPI)
   Provider transaction access number (PTAN)
   Last five digits of the tax identification number (TIN)
  Inquiry checklist -- be prepared when contacting First Coast -- Use this convenient checklist to determine the information needed for your call.
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If you would like to share your feedback with CMS regarding First Coast's performance please take advantage of these resources:
  CMS, Region 4 (Atlanta): -- send an email sharing your comments regarding First Coast's performance.
  CMS contact information -- learn where to mail a letter to CMS' region 4 office and find other CMS contact information.
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About us
First Coast is currently responsible for the provision of quality Medicare administrative services for health care professionals located in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. If you would like to find out more about our organization, please take advantage of these resources:
  Provider welcome page -- learn about First Coast's distinguished history, guiding philosophy, and our future plans.
  First Coast career center external -- explore First Coast's current employment opportunities.
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