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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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Weekly Roundup June 13 – June 17 2016: ManTech’s Cyber Buy, CACI’s Satcom Win & more

June 13 – June 17 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   We shift our focus this week back to GovCon’s merger-and-acquisition environment with one new deal to digest and a second that has brought the purchaser a new landmark contract …

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CMS Picks 80 Companies for Potential $25B IT Services IDIQ

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded 80 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle the agency intends to use as its primary mechanism for acquisitions of information technology services via task orders. CMS released the list of awardees in a Wednesday FedBizOpps notice and said all operational divisions of its Cabinet parent Department …

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Northrop-Led Team Awarded $92M Contract to Update CMS’ Fraud Prevention System

A team led by Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential five-year, $91.6 million contract to update a technology platform that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses to identify improper, fraudulent and wasteful Medicare payments. The company will lead a team comprising of seven contractors to build the second version of CMS’ …

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General Dynamics Awarded $75M CMS Medical Equipment Software Contract; Marcus Collier Comments

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit has been awarded a potential five-year, $75 million contract to supply and maintain software for a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services equipment management initiative. CMS will use the software to process claims submitted by suppliers for the Durable Medical Equipment program, General Dynamics said …

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Battelle Names Jeff Geppert Senior Research Leader; Sudip Parikh Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 24, 2016 — Battelle has appointed Jeff Geppert, a former internal research coordinator for health and consumer solutions, as one of the senior research leaders at the nonprofit company, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Battelle said Monday Geppert will be in charge of the company’s work with the Centers for …

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