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Last Modified: 1/3/2018 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B


Q: What is the purpose of the Medicare Participating Physician or Supplier Agreement (CMS-460)?
A: New physicians, practitioners, and suppliers may submit the CMS-460 form external pdf file at the time of their enrollment. Participants agree to accept assignment for all covered services provided to Medicare patients.
In addition, the CMS-460 may also be used for existing providers during the annual participation open enrollment. The annual physician and supplier participation period begins January 1 of each year, and runs through December 31. The annual participation enrollment is scheduled to begin on November 15 of each year. (Note: The dates listed for release of the participation enrollment/fee disclosure material are subject to publication of the annual Final Rule.)
During the annual enrollment period, for First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast), the MAC for jurisdiction N (JN), which includes Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, submit your completed CMS-460 form (or disenrollment request) to:
Provider Enrollment
P.O. Box 44021
Jacksonville, FL 32231-4021
Click here external pdf file to find web addresses for other MACs/carriers. You can locate their mailing addresses for participation enrollment from their websites.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services internet-only manual, Pub. 100-04, Chapter 1, Section external pdf file
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