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Provider enrollment tips and tutorials

Modified: 1/7/2017
Follow these step-by-step directions when completing the CMS-855I application. Follow these directions right from our website or print them out for your convenience.
Modified: 1/7/2017
Learn helpful tips on how to expedite the enrollment process.
Modified: 1/7/2017
Follow these step-by-step directions when completing the CMS-855R application. Follow these directions right from our website or print them out for your convenience.
Modified: 12/1/2016
This tutorial describes the advantages of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), and the most common problem seen with the EFT application.
Modified: 12/1/2016
Use this simulation to review and learn about the ins and outs of claims editing for ordering and referring providers.
Modified: 12/1/2016
This tutorial provides information and resources to assist providers in the Medicare enrollment process. Areas covered include initial enrollment, change of information, revalidation, reactivation, reassignment and termination.
Modified: 11/30/2016
The number one reason for enrollment applications being denied is due to signature and date errors.
Modified: 11/29/2016
This animation will help you avoid common errors when completing the CMS-855A form.
Modified: 11/29/2016
This simulation addresses many of the problems found on the CMS-855B, specifically missing signatures or dates in Section 15B and Section 16A.
Modified: 11/29/2016
This animation will show you all the tips and tools at your disposal to help complete the CMS-855I form successfully the first time.
Modified: 10/14/2016
This versatile application allows you to check the status of your enrollment application in the Medicare program in three ways. You may search for all pending applications by entering your National Provider Identifier (NPI) and provider transaction access number (PTAN), check the status of a specific application by entering the 12-digit correspondence control number (CCN) and three-digit record number (listed in your acknowledgement letter), or check to determine if you have been sent a revalidation request letter by entering your NPI or PTAN.
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.