Medicaid Incentive360™ solution provides turnkey technology and talent
to quickly meet federal requirements and deadlines
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FAIRFAX, VA, Jan. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX:
GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business
process services, today announced it is delivering a turnkey Medicaid
Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Payment Program solution for
the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) in time to meet
tight federal deadlines to launch program enrollment. The contract is
valued at US$8 million for the initial two years, with 3 option years.
CGI is delivering its Medicaid Incentive360™ solution through a
subcontract with HHSC's Medicaid claims administrator, the Texas
Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP).CGI's solution enables quick
EHR incentive payment program compliance by providing all of the
people, processes and technology needed for Medicaid agencies to
administer and oversee their programs.
CGI's Medicaid Incentive360 solution for Texas includes a comprehensive
provider portal; program call center support, provider verification and
payment distribution activities; and development of the provider
appeals process. In addition, this solution gives Texas the foundation
to spearhead a multi-state collaborative where all member states could
benefit from a shared platform. CGI's business services are based at
its U.S. Center of Excellence in Troy, AL, and the technology solution
is hosted at its Phoenix Data Center in Arizona.
"CGI's solution allows Texas to be one of the first states in the
country to enable eligible providers and hospitals to receive Medicaid
EHR incentive payments in 2011," said Holli Ploog, Vice-President, CGI.
"Our Medicaid Incentive360 offering meets the program's complex
requirements and staffing needs, while providing accountability and
control through service level agreements and reporting. We're thrilled
to partner with the State of Texas on this project."
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
31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process
services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in
the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at September 30,
2010, CGI's revenue was C$3.7 billion and its order backlog was C$13.3
billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A)
and are included in both, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the
FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
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SOURCE CGI GROUP INC.
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