HP (NYSE: HPQ) Enterprise Services signed a five-year, $176 million services agreement with the Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy.
With the deal in place, HP will look to boost Medicaid operations, helping the state ready for healthcare reform.
According to the firm, “the new agreement calls for HP to become Nevada’s Medicaid fiscal agent and to upgrade and manage the state’s Medicaid Management Information System. HP also will help the agency enhance service delivery to Medicaid clients and improve staff productivity.”
“All states are preparing for demands required by new healthcare reform legislation, ” said Susan Arthur, vice president, U.S. Healthcare Industry, HP Enterprise Services. “HP will build on our deep industry, applications and infrastructure expertise as well as experience from supporting 21 other states’ Medicaid programs to ensure Nevada can deliver quality healthcare to Medicaid clients while continuing to remain responsible stewards of state revenues.”