Accenture Federal Services has been awarded a one-year, $45 million contract to help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services address technical issues on the federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov.
The subsidiary will manage online eligibility and enrollment activities, provide customer support and develop new features for succeeding phases of the CMS program, Accenture said Saturday.
CMS launched the service Oct. 1, 2013 and is scheduled to carry out the next open enrollment period in October 2014.
“We are honored to be part of the team of technology and healthcare companies and government professionals helping the federal government meet the healthcare coverage needs of its citizens, ” said David Moskovitz, CEO of Accenture Federal Services.
Accenture also runs web portals for the Education Department, Internal Revenue Service, the Census Bureau and other federal agencies.