The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has named National Heritage Insurance Corp. (NHIC) as the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for Part A and B claims payment in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. NHIC will administer Medicare fee-for-service claims processing and payment for hospitals and other health care providers in those states. It is the tenth Part A/B MAC named by CMS under the Medicare Modernization Act’s (MMA) contracting reform provisions.
More information regarding the new MAC, visit http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicareContractingReform/ Downloads/J14AwardBackgroundSheet.pdf.
Further details regarding Medicare contracting reform can be accessed at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicareContractingReform/.