Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Review of Medicare Contractor's Pension Segmentation Requirements for the Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier Segment at HealthNow New York, Inc., a Terminated Medicare Contractor, for the Period January 1, 2002, to January 1, 2007

HealthNow New York, Inc. (HealthNow), a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) contractor, understated the Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (DMERC) Medicare segment pension assets by $498,000 and understated Medicare's share of the DMERC Medicare segment excess pension assets, as a result of the termination of the DMERC Medicare contracts, by $122,000. HealthNow administered Medicare Part B and DMERC operations under cost reimbursement contracts with CMS.

Filed under: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services