CGI to build health insurance exchange for CMS

CGI will develop CMS’ Federal Exchange as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

CGI will build online health info system for CMS

CGI Federal will design and build the Rate and Benefits Information System for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services so consumers can compare local health plans available to them.

Florida awards HP $172M medicaid extension

Hewlett Packard wins contract renewal from Florida to steamline compliance and move the state's Medicaid program toward managed care.

ABT tasked with bolstering CMS' clinical care measurements

Research firm ABT Associates has received a three-year, $13 million award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to improve the way the quality of clinical care in the U.S. is measured.

Northrop team helps CMS detect high-risk claims fraud

Northrop Grumman Corp. will lead a contractor team that will develop a fraud prevention system for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a four-year task order worth $77 million.

GDIT wins $95M contract for CMS claims operations

General Dynamics Corp. will continue providing claims processing support to the Health and Human Services Department under a five-year task order that has a potential value of $95 million.

Looking for help from veterans (again)

FCW wants to know what you think of the VA's new Blue Button personal health record Web application.

CMS, DOD officials honored for security work

C. Ryan Brewer, CISO at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn won awards at the RSA Conference.

CGI to continue operational IT care for CMS

CGI Federal Inc., the U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., will continue to provide software development and operational support services to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under a five-year task order worth $55 million.

CMS helping states hire Medicaid audit contractors

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is publishing a proposed rule to help states hire auditors in the Medicaid program.

Government health IT market shows steady growth

The pace of activity in the federal health information technology market has reached a feverish pitch in recent weeks.

Blue Cross unit to track health-record stimulus payments

Companion Data Services, a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, will host a repository to track doctors and hospitals receiving federal economic stimulus payments for digital health systems.

New center to spur innovation in health care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will test new ideas for saving money while preserving quality of care.

CGI Federal continues triage of CMS Web sites

CGI Federal Inc. will continue to upgrade Web sites for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a five-year contract worth $73.2 million.

Northrop Grumman will build CMS records repository

Northrop Grumman Corp. will advance the creation of electronic health records for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as a result of a new task order valued at approximately $34 million over one year with five and one-half option years.

General Dynamics to support CMS program under $84M contract

A unit of General Dynamics Information Technology will provide IT and management services to support a Medicare prescription drug subsidy program.

How the VA VistA system is like a fighter jet

Dr. Steve Ondra's metaphor comparing the VA's electronic health record systems to fighter jets took wing at the AFCEA Health IT Day today.