Cognosante picks up CMS State Health Insurance Exchange Operational Oversight contract

G2X TAKE: With a stated mission to transform our country’s Healthcare system, Cognosante, an established provider of health IT solutions, business process outsourcing services, and consulting, was just awarded this 3-year $14.4M contract to provide Operational Oversight and Monitoring Support for the CMS State Health Insurance Exchange initiative. This contract was competed using GSA, drawing 4 other bidders.

This recompete request out of CCIIO State Marketplace & Insurance Group is to support activities related to technical assistance, policy, financial stability, compliance and grant administration for state-based exchanges and those that use the Federal Exchange Platform. 

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  • Federal Health industry veteran James Gordon was recently recruited to join Cognosante as President, a new position for the Company, and Douglas Neff was added early this year as their new CIO.
  • Led by CEO, Michele Kang, and Sr VP & General Manager, Corey Stevenson, a former CMS Director for Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations Group, Cognosante was recently rated as one of the Federal Health consulting firms creating a BUZZ
  • Cognosante, a longtime partner to CMS, is a Prime contract holder on the $25B Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) IDIQ.

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