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Former CMS Official Teresa Titus-Howard Named Federal Health Solutions VP at Telligen

Teresa Titus-Howard, a former official within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has joined Iowa-based healthcare intelligence firm Telligen as vice president of federal health solutions. The company said Monday Titus-Howard will be in charge of its healthcare services portfolio for the federal market and assume duties related to strategic planning, account management, …

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National Government Services to Continue CMS Next-Gen Desktop Program Support Under Potential $310M Award

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded National Government Services a potential $310 million contract to continue helping CMS manage contact center calls from Medicare beneficiaries and health insurance marketplace customers through the Next-Generation Desktop program. National Government Services said Monday the follow-on contract has a two-month base period of …

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ManTech Purchases Health IT Services Firm Edaptive Systems

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has purchased Owings Mills, Md.-based health information technology services contractor Edaptive Systems for an undisclosed sum to add new agile software development and business intelligence offerings in the federal healthcare market. ManTech said Monday it expects the deal to help increase earnings in 2017 and also help …

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Health IT Vet Brooke Patterson Named ARDX Govt Services SVP

Brooke Patterson, formerly vice president and deputy general manager of FEI Systems, has been appointed senior VP for government services at Norfolk, Virginia-based healthcare management and information technology consulting firm ARDX. ARDX said Tuesday that Patterson will oversee the company’s efforts to expand and implement healthcare technology offerings for federal, state and local government …

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Cubic Buys UK-Based Vocality to Continue C4ISR Portfolio Expansion Strategy

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has purchased U.K.-based embedded technology provider Vocality International for approximately $10 million in a push to add new expeditionary communications and ISR processing, exploitation and dissemination to its C4ISR portfolio. The acquisition adds new content and intellectual property to programs of record within Cubic’s mission solutions business, the company said Wednesday. …

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CMS Awards New Round of Medicare Recovery Audit Support Contracts

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded contracts to Performant Recovery, Cotiviti and HMS Federal Solutions to conduct assessments across five U.S. regions in support of the Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Program. The Medicare FFS Recovery Audit Program seeks to detect and correct overpayments and underpayments to healthcare providers through …

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NCI Lands $87M Recompete Award for CMS Error Rate Testing Program Support

NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) has secured a potential five-year, $87 million contract to continue to support a technology platform the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses to track, review and report claims data under the Medicare Fee-For-Service program. The company said Monday the contract, won through a recompete, contains one base year plus four option years and …

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Apprio Names Healthcare Veteran David Wade as Chief Medical Officer

Apprio has appointed David Wade, a 25-year healthcare veteran and former Hayes chief medical officer, to the CMO post and he will responsible for clinical health programs in support of federal agencies. Apprio said Monday he will be in charge of the company’s offerings for agencies such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of …

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Weekly Roundup July 11 – July 15 2016: Boeing Throws Hat Into Defense Services M&A Mix & more

July 11 – July 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    One of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers is mulling acquisitions in the defense services arena that would continue a trend among prime contractors toward capability-based deals. Leanne Caret, …

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CMS Awards Potential $2.5B Medicare, Medicaid Anti-Fraud Services Contract Vehicle

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded positions on a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract vehicle to seven companies for program integrity support services intended to help CMS and its partners identify instances of healthcare fraud, waste and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid. CMS consolidated prior anti-waste and abuse services carried …

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