A March 22nd transmittal from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Noridian Administrative Services as the new MAC for Jurisdiction E. This jurisdiction, previously covered by Palmetto GBA, includes; California, Nevada, Hawaii, Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. This decision was released after denied protests from both Palmetto GBA and CGS Administrators LLC. This transition took place on July 1st, 2013 and APS has actively tested submission and remittance files with Noridian, in order to ensure no disruption of revenue cycle to our clients based in this jurisdiction. If you have any additional questions, please contact your Client Representative.
APS has completely fulfilled all of our expectations, both in clinical pathology professional component billing and in all other areas of pathology billing.