HP Enterprise Services has announced that NHIC Corp., a subsidiary of HP, has been awarded a $72.3 million, five-year contract renewal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to continue servicing Durable Medical Equipment (DME) suppliers in 11 northeastern states as well as the District of Columbia.
Under the new contract, NHIC will support CMS in providing timely and accurate Medicare program payments for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS). The original contract, awarded in 2006, supported CMS’ initial implementation of Medicare Contracting Reform provisions mandated by the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.
Since 2006, NHIC has been servicing DME suppliers in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Contract services include claims processing, medical review, medical policy, appeals processing, and customer service.