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Last Modified: 3/14/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A, Part B
Question and answer pertaining to timely filing of claims.
Last Modified: 2/22/2018Location: FLBusiness: Part A
This article outlines the process for timely filing overrides for the provider community.
Last Modified: 11/17/2017
This form is for submitting an appeal to the extended service line when exceptions to the one calendar year limit for filing Medicare claims applies. Fill it out online, then print and fax it to the new number on the form.
Last Modified: 4/2/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part B
The time limit for filing a request for redetermination may be extended in certain situations. Good cause may be found when the record clearly shows, or the provider, physician or other supplier alleges and the record does not negate, that the delay in filing was due to one of the covered reasons.
Last Modified: 2/14/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
These steps are taken when you fail to file your cost report timely.
Last Modified: 3/2/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
... Adjustment bills are subject to normal claims processing timely filing
requirements (that is, filed within one year of the date of service). ...
Last Modified: 4/4/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
Find the appropriate forms to appeal claim decisions.
Last Modified: 2/22/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part B
Claims that are returned as unprocessable cannot be appealed. So what do you do with them? An unprocessable claim is one that is filed with incomplete and/or invalid information. This article provides resources for you to diagnose unprocessable claims and resubmit them with correct information to get them paid.
Last Modified: 2/1/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A, Part B
First Coast Service Options Inc (First Coast) offers multiple ways of appealing a claim denial. The most efficient way to do so is through First Coast’s Secure Provider Online Tool (SPOT).
Last Modified: 3/23/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
... Adding charges or services. • Providers may adjust claims (TOB xx7) to add
charges or services when the claim is within the timely filing period. ...
Last Modified: 2/27/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
Cost report filing FAQs. When is my cost report due? ... What happens if I do not
file my cost report timely? What does it mean to file electronically? ...
Last Modified: 3/2/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part B
This article provides beneficiary guidelines for submitting claims rendered in Florida, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Puerto Rico.
Last Modified: 3/23/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
Questions and answers regarding reasons for returned to provider (RTP) and rejected claims.
Last Modified: 4/13/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
Questions and answers regarding reasons for returned to provider (RTP) and rejected claims.
Last Modified: 8/14/2017Location: FL, USVIBusiness: Part B
Review minutes from the Part B Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POE-AG) meeting for Florida/USVI.
Last Modified: 4/13/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part B
... claim? What are the claims timely filing guidelines? How can I prevent
claim denials and/or rejects for untimely filing? What ...
Last Modified: 2/14/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
What happens if I do not file my cost report timely?
Last Modified: 1/23/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A, Part B
Would you like to reduce the time you spend contacting Medicare? Here are inquiry topics received most frequently by the provider contact center with tips and resources to help you reduce time spent on these issues.
Last Modified: 1/23/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A, Part B
Would you like to reduce the time you spend contacting Medicare? Here are inquiry topics received most frequently by the provider contact center with tips and resources to help you reduce time spent on these issues.
Last Modified: 3/2/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A, Part B
... prepayment basis. Clean claims must be filed in the timely filing period.
Source: CMS IOM, Pub 100-04, Chapter 1, Section 80.2.
Last Modified: 1/26/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
... if the patient's services were provided during the covered or non-covered portion
of the stay and for claims resolution since timely filing rules apply. ...
Last Modified: 2/21/2018Location: FL, USVIBusiness: Part B
Review minutes from the Part B Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POE-AG) meeting for Florida/USVI.
Last Modified: 4/6/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A, Part B
Learn more about the seminars and workshops offered at Medicare Speaks 2018 Orlando. You’ll find detailed course descriptions as well as registration links.
Last Modified: 2/14/2018Location: FL, PR, USVIBusiness: Part A
This identifies who has appeal rights, the types of appeals, and filing requirements.
Here is the approved cost report vendor list as well as other important cost report and PS&R information.
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.