$7B RMADA Contract Awarded by HHS
July 15, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded contracts to 15 of 23 bidders on its five-year, $7 billion Research, Measurement, Assessment, Design and Analysis (RMADA) procurement program.
The contract is considered among the biggest civilian contract programs to be awarded this year and will provide a variety of professional, scientific and technical services.
Vendors in the RMADA program will provide research and payment and service delivery models aimed at reducing costs in the Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare programs, according to the RMADA request for proposals. The cost-cutting initiatives were authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).