Harris (NYSE:HRS) won a three-year, $72 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the agency’s national expansion of its Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC) business model. The contract contains one base-year with two one-year options.
According to Harris, the work will improve billing and collection activities across sixteen of VA’s networks and 108 associated medical centers. The VA is one of the world’s largest healthcare delivery organizations.
“This contract reflects the successful blending of Patriot’s longtime technical experience supporting the VA’s unique requirements with the information security technology and systems integration expertise of Harris, ” said Jim Traficant, vice president of Harris Healthcare Solutions. “The CPAC business model will bring significant cost-saving efficiencies to the VA’s Veterans Health Administration, and will ultimately enhance patient care.”