Jurisdiction 12 Gets New Medicare Administrative Carrier

By |2024-03-14T10:00:29-04:00June 1, 2018|Medicare, The Health Law Firm Blog|

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law

Diversified Service Options (DSO) acquired Highmark Medicare Services (Highmark) on January 1, 2012. DSO is a holding company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBS Florida). Highmark had the contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), formerly known as a “Carrier” or “Fiscal Intermediary,” for Jurisdiction 12, which includes Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. For Part B services, Jurisdiction 12 also includes the counties of Arlington and Fairfax in Virginia and the city of Alexandria in Virginia.

As of March 1, 2012, […]