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HP Enterprise Services Books $176 Million Healthcare Deal with Nevada

HP (NYSE: HPQ) Enterprise Services signed a five-year, $176 million services agreement with the Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy. With the deal in place, HP will look to boost Medicaid operations, helping the state ready for healthcare reform. According to the firm, “the new agreement calls for …

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SAIC Signs NIH Tech Support Deal

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) won a follow-on task order by the National Institutes of Health to provide software and technical support to the Center for Scientific Review. The ID/IQ carries a six-month base term, nine six-month options and a ceiling of more than $24 million. According to SAIC, the program “is …

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MAXIMUS Reaches $360 Million Extension to Help Calif. Kids Get Health Insurance; CEO Richard Montoni Remarks

MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) has a deal in place with California’s Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB) to extend the Healthy Families contract. The five-year extension carries a value of $360.6 million. According to the firm, “Healthy Families is California’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the largest in the nation, serving …

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CSC Books $230 Million Medicare/Medicaid IT Deal; Dr. Robert Wah Comments

CSC (NYSE:CSC) has won a $230 million task order from Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Clinical Standards and Quality Services. The firm will oversee the migration of IT systems to a newly designed architecture. The deal has a six-month term with six one-year extension options. “CSC has worked closely …

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CSC, Mike Gaffney Help NC Health Program Save Millions

CSC (NYSE: CSC) reported the first stage of the Supplemental Drug Rebate Program for North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has already saved the state more than $2 million. According to the firm, “CSC operates both the Supplemental Drug Rebate and the Medicaid Retrospective Drug Utilization Review …

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Harris Healthcare Program CONNECT Honored; Jim Traficant Comments

Harris Corporation’s (NYSE: HRS) CONNECT program has won the 2010 “Innovation Award” in the Healthcare IT category from The Wall Street Journal. CONNECT is an open source implementation of the Nationwide Health Information Network Specifications allowing federal agencies and healthcare providers to safely share patient information while improving care and cutting …

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Lockheed Martin Snags Deal to Advance, Secure EHRs

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work with the Nationwide Health Information Network to support and secure electronic health records and the exchanges the information run on. The deals are valued at $9 million over two years. According to the firm, “Lockheed Martin will create new reference implementation software to support …

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HP Signs $135 Million Deal, Extends Long-Time Relationship with Alabama Medicaid

HP signed an eight-year technology services contract with the Alabama Medicaid Agency worth $135 million, helping the state meet HIPAA requirements, improve healthcare delivery and increase program effectiveness. According to the firm, “the new contract extends HP’s 30-year relationship with Alabama’s Medicaid agency, which oversees the Medicaid program for more …

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CSC Picks David Zolet to Lead BD for NPS Unit, James Sheaffer Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced David W. Zolet has come aboard to serve as president of business development for its North American Public Sector (NPS) business unit. “Reporting to NPS President James W. Sheaffer, ” the firm said in a statement, “Zolet is leading efforts to capture North American federal, state …

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Howard Ady on Stanley’s HHS, ONC Contract Win

Stanley (NYSE: SXE) was awarded a two-year, time-and-materials deal worth $6 million, with exercise of options, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), to provide operation and infrastructure support for the Nationwide Health Information Network. According to the firm, “the award …

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