New Administrator of Medicare Part B Services

Many providers have recently received information regarding Cigna Government Services taking over administration of Medicare Part B services in the states of Kentucky and Ohio.  As noted in a recent e-mail from Cigna Government Services regarding Jurisdiction J15:

 “Part B providers who currently bill National Government Services (NGS) and are currently enrolled with NGS to receive payments electronically must submit a revised CMS-588 EFT Authorization Agreement to CIGNA Government Services immediately upon receipt of notification. Request letters for Kentucky Part B providers were mailed the week of January 24, 2011….. timely completion of the EFT agreement will ensure continued receipt of electronic Medicare payments following the completed transition of claims processing and payment operations to CIGNA Government Services. It is imperative that Kentucky Part B providers complete an EFT Authorization Agreement and return it to CIGNA Government Services no later than March 18, 2011.”

Other transitions (i.e.: claims resolution, payment processing, etc.) will take place in the coming months. For a full list of dates and deadlines, please visit the Cigna Government Services website at: www.cignagovermentservices.com.