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Jurisdiction 6 Implementation Schedule

Jurisdiction 6 Implementation Schedule

On September 27, 2012, CMS awarded the Jurisdiction 6 Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) contract to National Government Services, Inc. (NGS). The Jurisdiction 6 MAC contract covers the administration of the Medicare Part A and Part B fee-for-service claims in the states of Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  The contractor will also be responsible for processing Medicare Home Health and Hospice billings in thirteen states and five U.S. territories:  the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Wisconsin and Washington, as well as the territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  As the incoming MAC, National Government Services, Inc. will start processing the Medicare claims workloads for Jurisdiction 6 Medicare providers according to the following schedule:      

 

Jurisdiction 6 Transition to the NGS MAC
Medicare Part A (Institutional Providers)
StatesOutgoing ContractorIncoming MACCutover/Transition Date
Illinois and WisconsinNGSNGS7/13/2013
Home Health/HospiceNGSNGS7/13/2013
MinnesotaNoridianNGS8/10/2013
Medicare Part B (Physicians, Practitioners, & Suppliers)
StatesOutgoing ContractorIncoming MACCutover/Transition Date
Illinois, Minnesota and WisconsinWisconsin Physician ServicesNGS9/7/2013
                                                  National Government Services J6 Implementation Schedule