Worse yet, the Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) prepayment reviews have significantly increased in volume.
What does MAC stand for?
MAC stands for Medicare Administrative Contractor
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- Members Advisory Committee (various organizations)
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- Membrane Attack Complex
- Memory Access Controller
- Memory and Aging Center
- Men's Advisory Counsel/Committee (prisons)
- Message Authentication Code
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Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) handling claim payment contracts have significant influence over the MDx reimbursement landscape.
This is about preparing for the age of health care audit accountability," notes Cortaro, who says hospitals that implement sound RAC polities will then be prepared for audits by Medicare Administrative Contractors, Medicaid Integrity Contractors, the Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Inspector General, and the Department of Justice.
Table 1: Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Awards Jurisdiction States 1 American Samoa, CA, Guam, HI, NV, Northern Marianas 2 AK, OR, WA 3 AZ, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY 4 CO, NM, OK, TX 5 IA, KS, MO, NE 6 IL, WI, MN 7 AR, LA, MS 8 IN, MI 9 FL, Puerto Rico, U.
Fiscal intermediaries and carriers, which were responsible for physician and hospital claims processing, are being replaced with Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) that administer the Medicare program for both physicians and facilities.
Over the next 18 months, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) selected by CMS will replace current Fiscal Intermediaries.
CMS will develop performance requirements and standards for Medicare administrative contractors through consultations with providers and beneficiaries, which will help ensure that the requirements produce desired results," the agency said in a report on Medicare contracting reform submitted to Congress last month.