Palmetto GBA to Replace Cahaba GBA as Medicare MAC

September 27, 2017 

CMS has announced the award of the Jurisdiction J (Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee) Medicare Part A and Part B contract to Palmetto GBA. Palmetto will replace Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators ®, LLC (Cahaba) as the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for this region officially on February 26, 2018.  Palmetto GBA may contact participating physicians directly to open communications and introduce themselves.  

TMA staff has been in communication with Palmetto and will continue to update members with new information as it is available. Cahaba has also said it will post more information about the transition on its website once details are are solidified, and announce them via the Cahaba ListServ.