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CMS seeks to help states open new paths for Medicaid IT

In a Jan. 11 blog post, Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt said expanding the state-based IT infrastructure that supports Medicaid enrollment is a priority under new funding rules. Slavitt joined CMS after helping lead the private-sector members of the team that fixed HealthCare.gov. Continue reading

Be Prepared to Meet (and Leverage) Federal Contracting Opportunities

To this day, one of my pet peeves is someone trying to sell me when they don’t know me or my company, and have very obviously not made any effort to do so. Continue reading

If ‘To Team Or Not To Team’ Is The Question, Here’s The Answer…

Team by golly! Why? Consider this. Of the $443 billion in FY14 obligations reported to FPDS-NG: Fifty-one percent were to single and multiple award Indefinite Delivery Vehicles (IDVs), and; 60% of those dollars were the result of modifications to an established contract vehicle, delivery order or task order. For the record, IDVs include: Basic Ordering … Continue reading

What’s Uncle Sam ‘Simplified’ Buying at the Start of FY2015?

Curious about what products and services are at the top of list for Uncle Sam when it comes to streamlined purchasing? Remember, spending under this method has increased by $1 billion each year since FY2010. Continue reading