MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cognosante announced it has been awarded a contract with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to help develop its Wisconsin Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), Fiscal Agent Request for Proposal (RFP) and Enterprise Data Architecture Management Strategy Assessment Project. Cognosante has previous experience working with DHS; in 2009, Cognosante was awarded a contract to support DHS's Medicaid Information Technology Architecture State Self-Assessment Project. DHS administers the state's medical assistance programs for Wisconsin's most vulnerable citizens.
"Cognosante brings both years of experience and the ability to craft innovative and individualized approaches to MMIS procurement," said Jim Joyce, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Health Consulting Services, Cognosante. "We are committed to helping our state clients select the MMIS solution that best meets their specific needs, and we are pleased to support Wisconsin in the development of its MMIS and Fiscal Agent RFP and comprehensive Enterprise Data Architecture Management Strategy Assessment."
The contract began August 1, 2015, and will end November 30, 2017; it is intended to aid DHS in meeting current and future Medicaid enterprise business needs.
Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation, healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse. Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.
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