Cognosante Awarded Pennsylvania MITA Contract


MCLEAN, Va., June 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cognosante, a leading provider of IT services for healthcare organizations, announced it was awarded a contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to provide technical assistance for the completion of the Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) 3.0 "To Be" State Self-Assessment (SS-A) update required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Cognosante worked with DPW to prepare their MITA 2.01 SS-A in 2011. Cognosante will now assess the impact on the existing SS-A, developing a crosswalk between Pennsylvania's current business processes and the MITA Framework 3.0 changes, and defining or confirming capability levels. Cognosante will update the MITA 'To Be' Roadmap, document progress that has been made and confirm targeted implementation dates.

About Cognosante

Cognosante is a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 46 states and the District of Columbia to assist its clients in developing, managing and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes standards development, interoperability, business and technical architecture, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, improper payment, health insurance exchange, NwHIN, and The Direct Project. Please visit for more information.

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