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CMS Announces 58 Awardees on $25B Health Care Quality Improvement Services IDIQ

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded 58 companies and institutions spots on a potential 10-year, $25B contract vehicle to support data-driven health care quality improvement efforts across various settings and programs.

CMS said in a FedBizOpps notice published Monday each contractor has a minimum guaranteed award amount of $1K under the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors program.

The NQIIC indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will cover several task order topic areas including behavioral health; patient safety; care coordination; nursing homes and long-term care; chronic disease self-management; and public health, according to the statement of work.

Contractors under the NQIIC program will help CMS empower doctors and patients to make health care decisions, support innovative ways to build up health quality, affordability and accessibility and improve customer experience.

NQIIC includes broad-ranged overarching tasks such as health information technology; direct technical assistance; recruitment; community coalitions; learning and action networks; and continuous improvement, measurement, data and reporting such as data collection and analytics.

The awardees are:

  • Alliant Health Solutions
  • Altarum Institute
  • American College of Radiology
  • C&T Solutions
  • Caravan Health
  • Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence
  • Carolinas HealthCare System
  • Community Health Center Association of Connecticut
  • Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control
  • Convergence Health Consulting
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Dignity Health
  • ECRI Institute
  • Essential Hospitals
  • Great Plains Quality Improvement Network
  • Greater New York Hospital Foundation
  • HCD International
  • Health Quality Innovators
  • Health Research & Educational Trust
  • Health Services Advisory Group
  • Healthcare Association of New York State
  • Healthcentric Advisors
  • Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
  • Island Peer Review Organization
  • Kansas Foundation for Medical Care
  • A. Care Health Plan
  • LifePoint Health
  • Mathematica Policy Research
  • Maximus’ (NYSE: MMS) federal business
  • Missouri Hospital Association
  • Mountain-Pacific Quality Health
  • National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
  • Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement
  • New Jersey Innovation Institute
  • New York e-Health Collaborative
  • Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
  • Pacific Business Group on Health
  • Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation
  • Premier Healthcare Solutions
  • Primary Care Development
  • Q3 Health Innnovation Partners
  • Qlarant Quality Solutions
  • Qsource
  • Qualidigm
  • Qualis-Healthinsight
  • Quality Insights
  • RAZR Solutions
  • RELI Group
  • Rhode Island Quality Institute
  • Softdev
  • Superior Health Quality Alliance
  • Telligen
  • TMF Health Quality Institute
  • Trustees of Indiana University
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Vizient
  • Washington State Hospital Association

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