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  • AcademyHealth Partners With Mitre-Operated R&D Center to Help Address Health IT Challenges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AcademyHealth Partners With Mitre-Operated R&D Center to Help Address Health IT Challenges

    A Mitre-run federally funded research and development center and AcademyHealth have forged a partnership to help the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services address health information technology challenges in the U.S. Mitre said Wednesday AcademyHealth and the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare FFRDC will study the impact of policy changes in […] More

  • HP Moving Medicaid Info System To Data Center; Susan Arthur Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP Moving Medicaid Info System To Data Center; Susan Arthur Comments

    HP Enterprise Services has won a $48 million contract to continue acting as Vermont’s Medicaid fiscal agent and provide services intended to help the state achieve its healthcare reform goals. The company will relocate the state’s current Medicaid Management Information System to a new HP data center and update call-center technology under the new four-year […] More

  • Accenture To Help DC Change Medicaid Processes, Create Exchange - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture To Help DC Change Medicaid Processes, Create Exchange

    Accenture will help the District of Colombia meet federal health insurance exchange deadlines and requirements, the company announced Thursday. D.C.“™s Healthcare Reform Implementation Committee is in charge of planning and system requirements for changing the Medicaid eligibility process, creating new self-service tools and creating a health benefits exchange. The company delivered blueprint and system requirements […] More

  • CGI Announces 'CGI Health Insurance Exchange360' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI Announces ‘CGI Health Insurance Exchange360’

    CGI Group Inc. announced today the launch of its CGI Health Insurance Exchange360, a suite of business, technology and consulting services designed to help states establish cost-effective and sustainable Health Insurance Exchanges. The platform comes in time to meet the 2014 deadline set by federal health reform legislation. “CGI Health Insurance Exchange360 brings states the […] More

  • Deloitte Study Reveals Hidden Medical Costs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte Study Reveals Hidden Medical Costs

    If you thought your largest monthly bill is the check you write to the mortgage company, Deloitte“™s latest report might lead you to consult your checkbook. The general rule of thumb for housing costs places rent or mortgage around 30 percent of your monthly income. Car payments, insurance and maintenance come in second. Credit cards […] More

  • A Sea of Change Coming: The 2010 Elections in the States - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    A Sea of Change Coming: The 2010 Elections in the States

    I have followed state politics since I was a student leader and member of the first graduating class of the LBJ School of Public Affairs in the early 1970s. With all that I have witnessed, I believe we are now facing the most far-reaching set of state elections in our generation “” with the prospect […] More

  • General Dynamics Plans on Hiring 110 IT Workers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Plans on Hiring 110 IT Workers

    General Dynamics Corp. has announced it will hire up to 110 IT professionals after winning a multimillion-dollar contract with Department of Health and Human Services to provide software development and technology support for HHS’ Early Retiree Reinsurance Program. General Dynamics said its IT business unit will receive as much as $80.3 million over four years […] More

  • HHS Launches New Healthcare Website - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Launches New Healthcare Website

    A new Web site launched by the Obama administration compiles a complete ‘menu’ of all available public and private health-insurance plans across the nation. It is the first platform to place all of these plans in a single place, a “one-stop shop for information on the Affordable Care Act and all of your options for […] More

  • Healthcare reform and Medicaid: Seven ways to restore provider confidence in Medicaid reimbursement process - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Healthcare reform and Medicaid: Seven ways to restore provider confidence in Medicaid reimbursement process

    Among the many profound changes spelled out in Sunday“™s passage of healthcare reform is this: An estimated 16 million more low-income people nationwide will become eligible for Medicaid. The question now is, How can the current system support rising enrollment? States that have already invested in a modern web-based Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) will […] More

  • 26 ways to grow your healthcare IT business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    26 ways to grow your healthcare IT business

    As healthcare reform continues to dominate the headlines, government contractors will be called upon to implement whatever government initiatives come to pass “” that much is clear. The question for contractors now is: What does it take to succeed in this space? We brought that question to 11 industry leaders in healthcare IT. Here are […] More

  • Senator Webb Speaks at the Potomac Officers' Club - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Senator Webb Speaks at the Potomac Officers’ Club

    Author, journalist, filmmaker and Senator Jim Webb spoke at a breakfast event for around 175 executive members of the Potomac Officers Club today.  He spoke about his frustration with the White House’s efforts to reform America’s healthcare system, but tempered his criticism with praise for the goals of healthcare reform and defended his vote in […] More

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