CGI Qualifies for US$4 Billion Medicare/Medicaid Contract



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    FAIRFAX, VA, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Federal, Inc., (CGI) a
wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., (NYSE:   GIB; TSX:
GIB.A) today announced that it was one of 8 large business IT service
providers selected by the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to bid on up to US$4 billion in work to be
awarded under CMS's Enterprise Systems Development (ESD) IDIQ contract.
    CMS is responsible for administering Medicare, Medicaid and State
Children's Health Insurance programs. The ESD contract will be used to
modernize and maintain CMS's IT platform that is used to process and track
millions of claims annually. The ESD contract covers systems development and
integration, system and application engineering and technical support to
improve the automated systems and agency-wide applications of the Health and
Human Services Department.
    "CMS has been a client of CGI since 1998," said Cheryl Campbell,
Vice-President, CGI and account manager for CGI's ESD contract. "We are
pleased that they continue to have confidence in our ability to provide them
with state-of-the-art solutions and services, and we look forward to
participating in the bidding process."
    CGI supports several critical mission functions for CMS, including the
agencies' www.medicare.gov website as well as providing support and
enhancements to the Health Plan Management System - a Web-enabled centralized
information system used to analyze Plan level quality of care, benefit
packages, financial management data, and compliance monitoring. CGI also
provides support for several systems under CMS' Office of Financial
Management, including the development and implementation of the Provider
Enrollment Chain and Ownership System, which is the national enrollment system
for all Medicare providers in the U.S that provides a single, centralized
database to track individuals, organizations and their relationships across
the entire Medicare program.
    "This opportunity is an affirmation of the quality of work that CGI has
been performing," said George Schindler, President, CGI Federal. "We are
excited to be able to focus on enterprise development for CMS and the
opportunity to continue to help them upgrade their IT infrastructure. We look
forward to competing for, and winning, a substantial portion of the work to be
awarded under this contract."

    About CGI Federal

    CGI Federal (www.cgi.com\usfederal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating
subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions
for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government
experience and technology skills. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of
the largest independent information technology and business process services
firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately
25,500 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services
to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia
Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and
India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $3.7 billion (US$3.5 billion)
and at June 30th, 2007, CGI's order backlog was $12.4 billion               
(US$11.6 billion). CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB)
and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped
Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.

    CGI Forward-Looking Statements

    All statements in this press release that do not directly and exclusively
relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of that term in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of
1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, as amended, and are "forward-looking information" within the meaning
of sections 138.3 and following of the Ontario Securities Act, as amended.
These statements and this information represent CGI Group Inc.'s ("CGI")
intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs, and are subject to risks,
uncertainties and other factors, of which many are beyond the control of the
Company. These factors could cause actual results to differ materially from
such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. These factors
include and are not restricted to the timing and size of new contracts,
acquisitions and other corporate developments; the ability to attract and
retain qualified members; market competition in the rapidly-evolving
information technology industry; general economic and business conditions,
foreign exchange and other risks identified in the Management's Discussion and
Analysis ("MD&A") in CGI's Annual Report or Form 40-F filed with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (filed on EDGAR at www.sec.gov), and in
CGI's annual and quarterly MD&A and Annual Information Form filed with the
Canadian securities authorities (filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com), as well as
assumptions regarding the foregoing. The words "believe," "estimate,"
"expect," "intend," "anticipate," "foresee," "plan," and similar expressions
and variations thereof, identify certain of such forward-looking statements or
forward-looking information, which speak only as of the date on which they are
made. In particular, statements relating to future performance are
forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. CGI disclaims any
intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking
statements or forward-looking information, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to place
undue reliance on these forward-looking statements or on this forward-looking
information.




For further information:

For further information: Media: Peter Cutler, Director, Communications,
peter.cutler@cgifederal.com, (703) 633-8973; Investors: Lorne Gorber,
Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations,
lorne.gorber@cgi.com, (514) 841-3355


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