Heartland Consulting, LLC has been awarded a prime contract by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), to provide support for the CMS Survey and Certification Group (SCG) National Surveyor Training Program (NSTP). CMS-NSTP is a multiple award indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract (IDIQ). The IDIQ has a base term of one year, four one-year option periods, and a total ceiling value for all awardees of $200 million if all options are exercised. Heartland will provide instructors, instructional systems design, online hosting, Blackboard hosting, Learning Management System (LMS), editorial support and integration of processes to deliver a national training program for State Survey Agencies, CMS Regional Offices, Survey & Certification leadership staff, and CMS Central Office SCG staff.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Survey and Certification Group, Training Team is responsible for providing leadership, overall programmatic direction and training to Regional Offices (ROs) and State Survey Agencies (SAs) for implementation and enforcement of health quality standards and safety requirements for Medicare/Medicaid providers and suppliers of health care services.
G2X TAKE: This certified 8(a) Veteran Owned-Small Business that provides management consulting, information technology and financial management services has been awarded a prime spot on this $200M IDIQ. This was expected to be a multiple award contract, but the other awardees have not been identified yet. While this extends well outside of IT, there is a major technology component here as it includes design and hosting of the LMS.
** Update – Here is the official list of all 13 NSTP IDIQ Awardees: – Neil Hoosier & Associates, Inc. – Harold and Associates, LLC – A P Ventures – Arch Systems, LLC – ArcSource Group, Inc. – CAS Consultants, Inc. – Health Care Innovation Services – Hendall Inc. – Heartland Consulting – Longevity Consulting, LLC – McKinley Group LLC – Signature Consulting Group – Swingtech Consulting, Inc.