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PARD tools

Modified: 10/24/2017
Here is an overview of the provider audit and reimbursement department's (PARD) primary functions.
Modified: 9/28/2017
Here's where to find contact information for First Coast Service Options' Provider Audit and Reimbursement Department.
Modified: 9/15/2017
This list explains acronyms commonly used by the PARD (provider audit and review department.)
Modified: 8/24/2017
Here's where to find the new interest rate for Medicare overpayments and underpayments. [CR 9863]
Modified: 10/9/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2018.
Modified: 1/25/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2016.
Modified: 1/18/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2015.
Modified: 1/18/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2017.
Modified: 1/25/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2014.
Modified: 12/9/2016
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2013.
Modified: 1/25/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2012.
Modified: 11/10/2017
Here are listings of Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for Fiscal Year 2011.
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.