Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Medicare Administrative Contractors

Code: NS-8000.5000-460

Private health care insurers, originally known as Part A Fiscal Intermediaries and Part B Carriers, that have been awarded a contract to process Medicare Part A and Part B (A/B) medical claims or Durable Medical Equipment (DME) claims for beneficiaries in the Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) program (Original Medicare) within a geographic jurisdiction. The Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) serve as the primary operational contact between the Medicare FFS program and the health care providers enrolled in the program.

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