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CMS Selects Final Five MediCare Contractors

The final five Part A and Part B MAC contractors will immediately begin their implementation activities and will assume full responsibility for the claims processing work in their respective jurisdictions no later than March 2010.

Noridian Administrative Services, LLC (NAS) has been awarded a contract for the combined administration of Part A/Part B Medicare claims payment in Jurisdiction 6 comprised of Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. NAS is headquartered in Fargo, N.D.

National Government Services (NGS) has been awarded a contract for the combined administration of Part A/Part B Medicare claims payment in Jurisdiction 8 comprised of Indiana and Michigan. NGS is headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind.

Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators, LLC (Cahaba GBA) has been awarded a contract for the combined administration of Part A/Part B Medicare claims payment in Jurisdiction 10 comprised of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. Cahaba GBS is headquartered in Birmingham, Ala.

Palmetto Government Benefits Administrators, LLC (Palmetto GBA) has been awarded a contract for the combined administration of Part A/Part B Medicare claims payment in Jurisdiction 11 comprised of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Palmetto GBA has its operational headquarters in Columbia, S.C., with some operations performed in Columbus, Ohio.

Highmark Medicare Services (HMS) has been awarded a contract for the combined administration of Part A/Part B Medicare claims payment in Jurisdiction 15 comprised of Kentucky and Ohio. HMS is headquartered in Camp Hill, Pa.


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