CMS has announced that Palmetto GBA will be the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for Jurisdiction M, formally Jurisdiction 11, beginning on July 13, 2015. Palmetto GBA will be the administrator for Medicare Part A and Part B Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims as well as the Home Health and Hospice Region C service area.
Palmetto GBA will be the MAC for Medicare Part A and Part B Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims for the States of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Home Health and Hospice Region C service area includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Providers should not see any change in the MAC's work since Palmetto GA is the incumbent contractor for MAC Jurisdiction 11, the current MAC workload numbers will remain the same.