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Provider enrollment tips and tutorials

Modified: 12/10/2020
This tutorial describes the advantages of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), and the most common problem seen with the EFT application.
Modified: 12/10/2020
Use this simulation to review and learn about the ins and outs of claims editing for ordering and referring providers.
Modified: 12/3/2020
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: 12/3/2020
The number one reason for enrollment applications being denied is due to signature and date errors.
Modified: 12/2/2020
This animation will help you avoid common errors when completing the CMS-855A form.
Modified: 12/2/2020
This simulation addresses many of the problems found on the CMS-855B, specifically missing signatures or dates in Section 15B and Section 16A.
Modified: 11/4/2020
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: 10/19/2020
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) is excited to announce three new educational videos dedicated to your common questions on the provider enrollment process. The videos are only three-to-five minutes long and offer you an interactive way to learn.
Modified: 4/12/2020
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 nine-digit document control number (DCN) or 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.
Modified: 1/21/2020
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: 1/6/2020
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: 7/20/2019
Learn helpful tips on how to expedite the enrollment process.
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.