HP signed an eight-year technology services contract with the Alabama Medicaid Agency worth $135 million, helping the state meet HIPAA requirements, improve healthcare delivery and increase program effectiveness.
According to the firm, “the new contract extends HP’s 30-year relationship with Alabama’s Medicaid agency, which oversees the Medicaid program for more than 900, 000 state residents each year. HP processed nearly 32 million Medicaid claims for Alabama healthcare providers in 2009.”
“HP and the Alabama Medicaid Agency are delivering a flexible, technically advanced system and streamlined processes to meet the agency’s need to conserve state funds while improving service for healthcare providers and Alabama’s Medicaid recipients, ” said Barbara Anderson, vice president, State and Local Health and Human Services, HP Enterprise Services. “HP’s 40-plus years of Medicaid and healthcare technology experience converge to develop and provide quality service delivery that will continue meeting the state’s needs.”