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Medicare Administrative Contractors

The following contracts have been awarded so far:

Highmark Medicare Services

On October 24, 2007, CMS awarded the J12 A/B MAC contract to Highmark Medicare Services, Inc (HMS). As the J12 A/B MAC, HMS will immediately begin implementation activities and will assume full responsibility for the work no later than September 2008. Visit their web site.

Noridian Administrative Services

On July 31, 2006, CMS announced that it had awarded the Jurisdiction 3 (J3) A/B MAC contract to Noridian Administrative Services (NAS). As the J3 A/B MAC, NAS immediately began implementation activities and assumed full responsibility for the work in March 2007. Visit their web site.

Palmetto GBA

On October 25, 2007, CMS awarded the J1 A/B MAC contract to Palmetto GBA (Palmetto). As the J1 A/B MAC, Palmetto will immediately begin implementation activities and will assume responsibility for the work no later than June 2008. Visit their web site.

Trailblazer Health Enterprises

On August 2, 2007, CMS announced that it had awarded the J4 A/B MAC contract to Trailblazer Health Enterprises (Trailblazer). As the J4 A/B MAC, Trailblazer immediately began implementation activities and will assume full responsibility for the work no later than Spring 2008.

Wisconsin Physicians Service

On September 5, 2007, CMS announced that it had awarded the J5 A/B MAC contract to Wisconsin Physicians Services Health Insurance Corporation (WPS). As the J5 A/B MAC, WPS immediately began implementation activities and will assume full responsibility for the work no later than September 9, 2008.


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