Upcoming CMS Jurisdiction JK Medicare Contractor Change
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Jurisdiction JK contract to National Government Services (NGS). The clearinghouse 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.

CPID: 2469
Payer Name: Massachusetts Medicare
Transition Date: 10/25/2013
Current MAC: NHIC
Old Payer ID: 14202
New Payer ID: 14212

CPID: 2470
Payer Name: New Hampshire Medicare
Transition Date: 10/25/2013
Current MAC: NHIC
Old Payer ID: 14302
New Payer ID: 14312

CPID: 2471
Payer Name: Vermont Medicare
Transition Date: 10/25/2013
Current MAC: NHIC
Old Payer ID: 14502
New Payer ID: 14512

CPID: 2472
Payer Name: Maine Medicare
Transition Date: 10/25/2013
Current MAC: NHIC
Old Payer ID: 14102
New Payer ID: 14112

CPID: 7419
Payer Name: Rhode Island Medicare
Transition Date: 10/25/2013
Current MAC: NHIC
Old Payer ID: 14402
New Payer ID: 14412

Providers must be aware of the following:

Contractor number (Payer ID) changes:
• Providers only need to include the CPID (not Contractor Number) in the claim. The clearinghouse 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 the clearinghouse 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 the clearinghouse do not need to complete a new agreement.
- New providers need to complete a new agreement.

Providers should be aware of the transition and watch for future notifications regarding this transition.

If you have any questions, please contact Client Services at 1-888-348-8457, option 2.