General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit has won a task order from the U.S. Health and Human Services department’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to support the medicare secondary payer program.
According to General Dynamics, the task order which falls under the CMS enterprise system development contract, is valued at $100 million for its five-year duration, if all options are exercised.
“Ensuring claims are paid correctly is a vital element in keeping the Medicare system functioning smoothly, ” said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of GDIT’s health and civilian solutions division.
“We look forward to helping CMS continually improve its system for managing payments and its overall customer experience, ” he added.
(Click Here to read about a $500M IT contract GDIT had with OPM in May.)
General Dynamics will provide various IT services for the medicare secondary payer program such as software development, hosting and production operations.
According to the company, GDIT will also enhance, maintain and consolidate over 20 applications for the program.