Medicare Jurisdiction JK Contract Awarded

Date:   8/1/2013

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Jurisdiction JK contract to National Government Services(NGS).  Infinedi is currently working with NGS to obtain transition details and will send additional notifications as soon as they are available.  The payers listed below will be implementing system conversion changes.

 

New Hampshire Medicare

Massachusetts Medicare

Vermont Medicare

Rhode Island Medicare

Maine Medicare

 

Providers must be aware of the following:  

Contractor number changes:

  • Providers only need to include the Payer ID (not Contractor Number) in the claim. Infinedi will manage the Contractor Number changes for our customers.

Enrollment Changes:

  • Payer agreements for electronic claims are required.
    • Providers already approved to submit transactions through Infinedi do not need to complete a new agreement.
    • New providers need to complete a new agreement.
  • Payer agreements for electronic remittance are required.
    • Providers already approved to receive remittance advice through Infinedi do not need to complete a new agreement.
    • New providers need to complete a new agreement.

Provider Action:

Informational only.