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DME MAC offers new online tool

December 1, 2016HME News Staff

NASHVILLE - CGS Administrators, the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, has launched Mr. Wizard, an online tool that provides detailed information on claims under review and the status of additional documentation requests. Providers simply enter their 14-digit claim control number to receive information on type of denial received and detailed explanation; provider NPI; date of service, code billed, and links to education and resources for particular denials.

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CGS changes offset request process

July 26, 2016HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - CGS Administrators, the Jurisdiction B MAC, will no longer accept offset requests at the time of claim re-openings and adjustments, it said in a July 25 bulletin. Starting Aug. 1,suppliers who wish to have an overpayment withheld from future payments must wait for a demand letter. Upon receipt of the demand letter, the supplier may submit a request for immediate offset with, at minimum, a copy of the first page of the demand letter. Suppliers will have the option to submit a request...

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CGS readies transition

March 30, 2016HME News Staff

NASHVILLE - CGS Administrators will take over the Jurisdiction B DME MAC contract July 5. The myCGS portal registration window for suppliers will open three weeks prior, and the process is expected to be a simplified, express registration to ease the transition, the agency said during a recent call. Jurisdiction B suppliers will receive a written invitation to pre-register. Any unfinished claims processing, appeals and other work will be officially transitioned from the previous contractor, National...

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Here come the 'Super MACs'

January 29, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Industry stakeholders are weighing the recent shake up in the DME MACs.For the first time ever, there will be two contractors handling claims processing for all four jurisdictions: CGS Administrators and Noridian Healthcare Solutions.“This is definitely a big change,” said Wayne van Halem, president of The van Halem Group. “The four jurisdictions have been around since 1993 and there have always been four unique companies doing it. (CGS and Noridian) have become...

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In brief: CGS gets contract, VGM Insurance gives away thousands

January 15, 2016HME News Staff

NASHVILLE - CMS has awarded CGS Administrators a $78 million contract for DMEPOS claims in Jurisdiction B, according to a press release.The contract represents approximately 20.7% of the national DMEPOS workload and covers claims by more than 6.8 million beneficiaries and 18,000 DME suppliers in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.Nationally, CGS will now administer about 60% of Medicare DME claims.CGS, which has been headquartered here since 1966 and employs more...

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CGS gains lion's share of DME workload

January 13, 2016HME News Staff

NASHVILLE - CMS has awarded CGS Administrators a $78 million contract for DMEPOS claims in Jurisdiction B, according to a press release.The contract represents approximately 20.7% of the national DMEPOS workload and covers claims by more than 6.8 million beneficiaries and 18,000 DME suppliers in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.Nationally, CGS will now administer about 60% of Medicare DME claims.CGS, which has been headquartered here since 1966 and employs more...

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