CGI has been awarded a recompete contract by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to modernize, maintain and operate the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug (MARx) system, Part D, which includes transitioning legacy platforms to the cloud. The five-year contract, awarded through the CMS Office of Information Technology (OIT), Division of Medicare Systems Support, is valued at $44.1 million.
CGI will leverage more than a decade of experience with MARx and a broad understanding of the Medicare Enrollment and Payment Systems (MEPS) ecosystem to recommend and implement a cloud-based environment using agile development and DevSecOps. CMS will gain efficiencies and realize cost savings as MARx moves to the cloud, and benefit from a more secure, long-term technical architecture that enhances the experience for the system’s 51 million beneficiaries.
“We’re proud of our continued outstanding delivery on the MARx system and more than 20 years of trusted partnership and innovation with CMS,” stated Steven Sousa, CGI Senior Vice-President, Consulting Services. “This modernization will provide needed support for the future operations of the MARx system, further expediting and securing prescription drug services for seniors or those eligible for Medicare.”
CGI was also awarded three other contracts at CMS in the past year, including a $100 million task order for CMS Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) 2.0 redesign and modernization, a $33 million Medicare Appeals System (MAS) support contract and a $34.4M contract at the Center for Program Integrity to continue building their full lifecycle API Gateway.
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