Explanation of FI vs MAC

Very often when drafting positions and updates we refer to FI/MAC's. In 2006, CMS began to transition from awarding contracts to Fiscal Intermediaries that serviced providers nationwide to contracts with regionally based Medicare Administrative Contractors. This transition is a lengthy process. Currently there are 15 Jurisdictions that will ultimately be reduced to 10 consolidated MAC's. The most recent transition has been for Pinnacle to Novitas.

Click here to view the map as a pdf