Last Modified: 12/1/2017 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A
Electronically file FAQ
Q: What does it mean to file electronically?
A: The electronic cost report must be created on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-approved cost report software. Submit the electronic cost report, along with supporting documentation, on a CD-ROM (preferred), diskette, or flash drive. When submitting protected health information (PHI), proper steps must be taken to ensure it is encrypted and complies with Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-02 . First Coast offers the option of filing your cost report via the SPOT portal. Information on registering and filing can be found on the SPOT homepage. Please note that the originally signed Worksheet S certification page must be submitted in hardcopy format per CMS regulations.
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