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National Government Services Selected as Provider Enrollment Oversight Contractor for CMS IDIQ Program

4/16/21

The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contractors will help detect, prevent and proactively deter fraud, waste and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid programs

INDIANAPOLIS –National Government Services has been named one of the contract awardees for the Provider Enrollment Oversight (PEO) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As a prime seat holder of the IDIQ, NGS is eligible to bid on task orders released under this program. The PEO IDIQ is a 10 year IDIQ which started in 2020.If selected, NGS would then carry out provider enrollment and screening tasks for Medicare and Medicaid programs aimed at detecting, preventing and deterring fraud, waste and abuse.

CMS currently relies on a network of contractors to carry out program integrity and provider enrollment and screening tasks in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The enrollment and screening process is constantly evolving through new regulations and authorities to address program vulnerabilities and prevent fraud, waste and abuse. In order to implement and operationalize these changes quickly and efficiently, CMS requires a contracting vehicle that is able to adapt to the swift demands of this ever-changing enrollment and screening landscape.

"We are so pleased to continue our partnership with CMS to help evolve the provider enrollment experience throughout the next decade,” said Andrew Conn, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of National Government Services. “As a long-standing Medicare Administrative Contractor responsible for nearly 20% of the national Part A/B Fee-for-Service workload, we consistently deliver solutions that reduce provider burden and sustain the Medicare Trust Fund through our talented organization of provider enrollment and education professionals and intimate knowledge of government systems."

 

ABOUT NATIONAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES, INC.

For more than 50 years, National Government Services has been a trusted partner and innovative leader in federal health care contracting. Employing approximately 1,500 associates, National Government Services is committed to providing robust health information technology and administrative services. As a Medicare contractor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), National Government Services processes more than 228 million Medicare claims and administers benefits of approximately $84 billion from the Medicare Trust Fund annually. Additional information about National Government Services is available at www.ngsservices.com.

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Tina Gaines
317-726-6339
tina.gaines@anthem.com

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