A research request was recently provided to OS AI from an 8(a) small business looking for details related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of a contract to support this Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) full-service website where health and drug plans, plan consultants, third party vendors, and pharmaceutical manufacturers can work with CMS to fulfil the plan enrolment and compliance requirements of the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Prescription Drug (Part D) programs.
We at OrangeSlices AI believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are a few of the 1) opportunity details provided by the requestor; 2) some key points of contact; 3) related pursuit/capture data; and 4) when possible, projected odds of this contract going back to the incumbent.
Competitive Details (if known):
- Funding Agency: Department of Health and Human Services / CMS
- Incumbent: Softrams
- Contract Vehicle: This was competed as a small business set-aside action on GSA IT-70.
- Expected Competition Date: Fiscal Year 2023 – date tbd
- Contract Details and Spend to Date for Award ID 75FCMC18F0043
Scope: The incumbent contractor provides “legacy modernization and maintenance of the HPMS information system that plays a critical role in the daily operations and high-profile initiatives of the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs, to include providing system support for HPMS data collection, compliance business functions, strategic planning, program analysis and reporting activities. The predecessor contract also included migration of the HPMS system to the cloud and incremental modernization of the HPMS platform.”
** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.
- Softrams HPMS case study 1 AND Softrams HPMS case study 2
- CMS launches new webpage for HPMS, October 2021
- 2022 Innovation Award Winner Health Plan Management System – Part D Pricing File Submission (HPMS – PDPFS)
- Org Chart – CMS Approved Leadership as of August 25, 2022
- FY2023 CMS Congressional Justification of Estimates for CMS
- CMS and NIH Procurement Updates, 08/26/2022
- Find the latest CMS Procurement Forecast here
Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past):
- Evelyn Dixon, Contracts, CMS
- Herman Harris, Contracts, CMS
- Lori Robinson, Director, Division of Plan Data, CMS
- Atchut Kanthamani, CEO, Softrams
- Bryce Golwalla, CSO, Softrams
- Malik Farhan, Product Manager, Softrams.
What are the odds of the incumbent company winning this contract as a Prime again?
The OS AI Bot calculates the odds the incumbent wins this contract back is 80%.
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Firms drawing the most attention:
Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted as drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory over the past week and that bring direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
- CGI Federal
- Elevance Health
- Williams Consulting
- Rainmakers Strategic Solutions
- RELI Group
- Agile Six
- Arch Systems
- Nimbus Consulting
Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any potential bidder will want to get to know.
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