Noridian Healthcare Solutions re-awarded CMS JF contract

Noridian Healthcare Solutions re-awarded CMS JF contract

FARGO, N.D. – (July 23, 2018) Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian) has been re-awarded the Part A and Part B Medicare Administrative Contractor Jurisdiction F (JF) contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), concluding a full-and-open competitive procurement. Under this re-award, Noridian will continue to perform the JF contract which it was first awarded in 2011.

“The re-award reflects NHS’s strong performance as a Medicare contractor, as well as our ability to implement innovations and enhancements to provide the best value throughout the contract,” said Paul Wilson, President and CEO. “This is a direct reflection of the great work of our employees.”

Under the JF contract, NHS processes claims for Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The contract serves 74,000 physicians and over 500 hospitals. Jurisdiction F represents 6.2% of the national Part A and B claims volume.

Beginning with a single Medicare contract in 1966 serving Medicare beneficiaries only in North Dakota, today NHS serves beneficiaries, health care providers and suppliers across the U.S. In addition to the JF contract, NHS holds four other MAC contracts including the Medicare Part A/Part B contract for Jurisdictions E, two Durable Medical Equipment contracts for Jurisdiction D and Jurisdiction A, and the national Pricing, Data Analysis and Coding contract. NHS also holds a Supplemental Review Contract (SMRC) to conduct medical review in all U.S. states and territories, as directed by CMS. The company currently employs almost 2,000 individuals across the U.S.


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About Noridian Healthcare Solutions

Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian) designs and delivers innovative administrative services that enhance federal and state government health care programs. Noridian has served as a government claims contractor for Medicare since the federal program’s inception in 1966. The company is headquartered in Fargo, N.D., with staff located throughout the country. For more information, visit

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