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Medicare MAC Contract Protest Update

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has denied two protests that were filed challenging a decision by the CMS to award the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) contract for Medicare Parts A and B in Jurisdiction E to Noridian Administrative Services.

Bipartisan Policy Center Releases Health Care Cost Containment Plan

On April 18, 2013, the Bipartisan Policy Center released a health care cost containment plan that would reduce the federal deficit by about $560 billion over the next decade, including about $300 billion in Medicare savings.