Tag Archives: Medicare

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Receives First Wash100 Award

Xavier Becerra HHS Secretary

Xavier Becerra, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has won the first Wash100 Award of his long federal career as a part of Executive Mosaic's 2021 recipients. Becerra has received the highest honor in all of government contracting (GovCon) for his efforts to drive health initiatives, priorities and modernization, as well as his leadership and effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Peraton Realigns Business Sectors, Appoints New Exec Leadership; Stu Shea Quoted

Stu Shea Chairman

Peraton has aligned the company around four business sectors and appointed new executives to its leadership team, following its $3.4 billion acquisition of Northrop Grumman's integrated mission support and IT solutions business, the company reported on Thursday. "As Peraton expands we will be faced with a complex range of new opportunities and challenges across our functions and businesses,“ said Stu Shea, chairman, president and CEO of Peraton and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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CNSI Names Verlon Johnson Corporate Strategy SVP; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

Verlon Johnson SVP of Corporate Strategy CNSI

Verlon Johnson, former vice president of health care policy and program management at IBM Watson Health's government health and human services business, has been appointed senior VP of corporate strategy at CNSI. “Her experience and expertise will help us shape our strategy, products, and solutions to meet our clients' current and future needs," said Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of CNSI and previous Wash100 Award recipient.

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Perspecta Gets CMMI Maturity Level Ratings for Medicare IT Services, Systems; Mac Curtis Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2019 “” Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) has received new maturity level ratings from assessment firm Atkott under the Capability Maturity Model Integration framework at an appraisal event for its Medicare hosting services and systems as well as program and organizational management processes, GovCon Wire reported July 31.

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Seema Verma, Administrator of CMS, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Guiding Health Policy, Helping Patients Access & Share Medical Data

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena “” for guiding health policy and helping patients access and share personal medical data. This marks the first Wash100 Award for Verma.

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Bruce Caswell, President and CEO of Maximus, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Efforts in Public Health, Human Services and IT

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Bruce Caswell, president and CEO of Maximus, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for his efforts in public health, human services and information technology. This marks the first Wash100 award for Caswell.

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Premier Analyzes Financial Impact of Opioid Overdoses on Hospitals; Roshni Ghosh Quoted

A new analysis by health care company Premier found that U.S. hospitals incur approximately $11.3B in total annual costs associated with patients who experienced opioid overdoses, constituting 1 percent of all hospital spending. Premier performed the opioid overdose analysis in October using a year's worth of data from 647 health …

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Gary Davis on HighPoint Global’s Citizen Experience Programs for Agencies & Professional Services Expansion Efforts

Gary Davis oversees HighPoint Global‘s efforts to expand in the government information technology services market with a particular focus on federal healthcare agencies as a senior vice president of business development for the company. The 35-year federal sector veteran joined HighPoint in July 2015 after 28 years at Anthem, where his …

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ARDX to Help CMS’ Efforts to Process Medicare Data; Angela Reddix Comments

Norfolk, Virginia-based healthcare management company ARDX has received consolidated support services contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to help the agency’s push to process Medicare data in an accurate and timely manner. ARDX said Monday the contract covers operational, technical and project management support services for the …

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CMS to Extend Use of McKesson InterQual Criteria for Medicare Auditing Efforts

McKesson‘s health solutions business has received a contract to continue to provide the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services access to company-developed criteria for Medicare services auditing programs. InterQual Criteria works to help administrative law judges, Medicare fiscal intermediaries and administrative contractors, quality improvement organizations and CMS departments to make evidence-based clinical …

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NCI to Offer Big Data & Analytics Services Under 1st Task Order for $2.5B CMS Contract

A subsidiary of NCI has received the first task order worth $76.8 million from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to apply big data and analytics to help detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse among Medicare and Medicaid claims within the Midwestern jurisdiction. The company said July 28 the covered jurisdiction includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, …

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