Tag Archives: CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Awards Octo with Agile Coaching Contract; Charlie McQuillan Quoted

Charlie McQuillan

Octo Consulting has been awarded a five-year contract to lead the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Payment System Modernization (MPSM) program in the agency’s transition to modern technology platforms and adoption of Agile processes.

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NCI Awarded $112M Contract Extension From CMS to Continue Support of Medicare Payments; CEO Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay

NCI Information Systems announced on Tuesday that the company has received a five-year, $112 million Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) contract extension from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to advance the agency’s monitoring, measuring, and reporting of Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) improper payments. NCI will expand the deployment of its capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. 

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CNSI Receives Top Score in NASPO Evaluation; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

Todd Stottlemyer

CNSI announced Wednesday that it received the top overall score in the 2020 NASPO ValuePoint™ multi-state evaluation of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Claims Processing and Management Services. CNSI received the highest composite proposal and demonstration scores and the top overall weighted score. CNSI’s performance will permit states and territories to procure CNSI solutions through NASPO ValuePoint.

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Jacobs CMS Business Names LTG Bruce Crawford as SVP of Strategic Development; Dawne Hickton Quoted

LTG Bruce Crawford

Jacobs has appointed retired Army LTG Bruce Crawford as senior vice president of Strategic Development for the company’s Critical Mission Solutions (CMS) line of business. Crawford will provide strategic leadership, vision and focus to support growth and innovative solutions across the company’s client base within CMS.

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Former Deloitte Exec Raj Iyer Joins Army as CIO

Raj Iyer

Raj Iyer, formerly a managing director in the government and public services practice at Deloitte Consulting, has been named as the U.S. Army's first civilian chief information officer. Iyer assumes his new position after the separation of the Army's CIO/G-6 organization into two functions as part of efforts to address multidomain operational requirements across the information technology and cyber domains.

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CMS, IRS Senior Leaders Talk Using AI to Automate Data Processing, Fraud Detection

Data Processing

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking into consolidating its enterprise data in addition to using artificial intelligence and machine learning for fraud detection activities. Bobby Saxon said that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unit intends to implement automation for various agency use cases in three to six months.

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Mike Knowles to Head Cubic’s Streamlined Defense Business; Bradley Feldmann Quoted

Mike Knowles

Mike Knowles, senior vice president of Cubic Corporation and former president of Cubic Global Defense (CGD), has been appointed to lead the company’s newly established Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions (CMPS) as president of the division. In Knowles’ new role, he will be responsible for the strategic direction and business management of the company’s C4ISR and training solutions in the global defense and commercial markets.

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