SAIC Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement, Task Orders by Department of Health and Human Services
MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide a broad range of lifecycle information technology (IT) services to help develop and maintain a variety of data-focused systems for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau Reporting Systems. The blanket purchase agreement (BPA) has a one-year base period of performance and four one-year options. SAIC was also awarded four initial task orders under the agreement worth more than $26 million combined that will provide IT services and support to the Bureau of Health Professions, the Maternal Child Health Bureau, the HIV/AIDS Bureau, and the Office of Rural Health Policy. Work will be performed primarily in the National Capital Region.
HRSA is the primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. HRSA’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) is required to develop, implement and maintain HRSA’s information architecture and enhance data systems as needed. Under the contract, SAIC will provide a broad range of lifecycle IT support services including operations and maintenance support; software development, testing, verification and reporting; as well as on-going technical support to enable HRSA to gather performance data from grantees and health care providers nationwide.
“We look forward to continuing to support HRSA’s mission and helping enhance its IT infrastructure and programs to operate more efficiently, reduce costs and protect the integrity of the agency’s grant and historical data,” said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
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