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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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Mitre-Operated FFRDC Partners With Health IT Org for Underserved Communities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 3, 2015 — The Mitre-operated CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare, a federally funded research and development center, has partnered with the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Mitre said Tuesday the alliance works to put underserved communities at the forefront of healthcare strategies with …

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CMS Selects Opera Solutions’ Software to Analyze HIX Operations

Opera Solutions has been awarded a three-year, $28 million contract to provide operational analytics software to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the analysis of enrollment and payment processes on federally-run health insurance exchanges. The company said Nov. 17 it will also help the agency evaluate HIX issuer claims, revenues …

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Apprio Appoints Sallie Sweeney as CISO; Darryl Britt Comments

Sallie Sweeney, an information security professional and former security director of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has joined Apprio as chief information security officer. Apprio said Thursday Sweeney will be in charge of the company’s corporate information security and government contract security services programs. “Sallie has established a great reputation of …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. …

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DCCA Wins $24M CMS Contract for Health IT Incentive Program’s Data Repository; David Bower Comments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded a potential $24 million contract to Data Computer Corp. of America to provide technology support services for the agency’s National Level Repository. DCCA said Thursday NLR is a data system designed to track “meaningful use” of electronic health records by health …

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General Dynamics to Continue CMS Retiree Drug Subsidy Program Website Support

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will continue to provide support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services‘ Retiree Drug Subsidy under a new $43.5 million contract. The company said Wednesday it will provide operations management, payment and appeals processing, compliance oversight, technical support and other services for the program’s separate websites for the …

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Harris Awarded $450M DISA Multimedia CMS Support Contract; Wayne Lucernoni Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has secured a potential $450 million contract to provide systems engineering services for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s crisis management system. Under the recompete contract originally awarded in 2004, Harris will continue to perform program management work on the CMS through 2016, with options to extend up …

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