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Medicare Contractor Updates from NGS

National Government Services (NGS), New York’s Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), has recently posted the following information to its website.

  • Reminder: NGS Requests Provider Participation in 2015 MAC Satisfaction Indicator Survey – NGS is asking all Jurisdiction 6 providers to participate in the 2015 Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) Satisfaction Indicator (MSI) survey. The survey takes less than 10 minute to complete and will ask you to share your experience with the services NGS provides. The survey is at
  • Correction of E-mail Address on Hospice Notification – The initial notification letters were sent on June 8 to hospice agencies that were subject to the two percentage point payment update reduction for Fiscal Year 2016 (due to not submitting quality data). The letters contained an incorrect e-mail address for CMS. The correct address is

For further information, contact HCA’s Patrick Conole at (518) 810-0661 or at