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Federal Inc., in collaboration with its team of large and small business partners, is able to provide a broad range of information technology support services under CMS’ SPARC contract vehicle. SPARC is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract through which task orders can be competitively awarded over the life of the ten year contract. SPARC has a program ceiling of $25 billion across all awardees. There is no administrative fee, which is a benefit to the end customer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and all other Health and Human Services (HHS) Operating Divisions can procure end-to-end IT services through use of the SPARC IDIQ.

Services available through SPARC include:

  • Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services
  • Requirements Services
  • Design Services
  • Development Services
  • Test Services
  • SCA Services
  • IV&V Services
  • Maintenance Services
  • SPARC Support Services
  • Data Request Services
  • Help Desk Support Services

CGI Federal offers end-to-end support, utilizing CGI Federal’s robust, standardized and well-defined software development processes, which are assessed at CMMI Level 5-Development and services assessed CMMI Level 3-Services. CGI Federal is experienced in agile, waterfall or a hybrid development as appropriate. Our teaming arrangements enable CGI to support all aspects of the contract.

Centers for Medicare & medicaid services
Issued by:  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Contract number: HHSM-500-2016-00021l
Contract type: Multiple award contract Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)
Task order types:
  • Cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF);
  • Cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF);
  • Cost plus incentive (CPI);
  • Firm-fixed-price (FFP);
  • Firm fixed price award fee (FFPAF);
  • Fixed price incentive (FPI);
  • Time and materials (T&M); and
  • Labor hour (LH).
Base period: 06/08/2016 to 06/07/2021
Option period: 06/08/2021 to 06/07/2026