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Who are the MACs: A/B MAC Jurisdiction 5 (J5)

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Contract Award Information

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Contract Implementation Status and Schedule

  • Implementation: In progress
  • States impacted: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
  • Outgoing contractor: Wisconsin Physicians Service Government Health Administrators
  • Incoming contractor: Wisconsin Physicians Service Government Health Administrators

* As Wisconsin Physicians Service Government Health Administrators is the incumbent contractor for this A/B MAC jurisdiction, CMS anticipates that implementation of the new contract will go smoothly, with few, if any, service issues for Medicare beneficiaries and providers.

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A/B MAC Jurisdiction 5 - Part A and Part B Facts

This image, the Jurisdiction 5 AB MAC Map, depicts a map of the United States with the J5 states Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska shaded grey.

  • J5 processes FFS Medicare Part A and Part B claims for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
  • Total Number of Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries: 2,000,563 (as of 09/30/2018)
  • Total Number of Physicians: 41,147 (as of 09/30/2018)
  • Total Number of Medicare Hospitals: 885 (as of 09/30/2018)*
  • Total Annual Claims Volume: 5.7% of national Part A/Part B workload

* Represents combination of J5 and "J5-National" (former Mutual of Omaha Workload)

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Who were the former contractors in this jurisdiction?

Learn about the former contractors in this jurisdiction at Archives: A/B MAC Jurisdiction 5.

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