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Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA), Inc. has been awarded a 4-year contract, provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to serve as the Evaluation and Oversight Contractor. NHA’s duties will consist of evaluating the accuracy, timeliness and quality of Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC) decisions, as well as each QIC’s overall performance of other contractual duties for Medicare fee-for-service (FFS), Part C, and Part D appeals processes. Click on the following links to learn more about the Medicare Appeals Process:

Fee For Service

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Appeals-and-Grievances/OrgMedFFSAppeals/index.html?redirect=/orgmedffsappeals/

Part C

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Appeals-and-Grievances/MMCAG/index.html

Part D

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Appeals-and-Grievances/MedPrescriptDrugApplGriev/index.html?redirect=/medprescriptdrugapplgriev/

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Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA), Inc. has been awarded an 8(a) sole source contract provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Program Integrity Operational Review Contractor. 

NHA will be conducting an operational review of the Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) and Program Safeguard Contractors (PSCs).  This review will examine all policies and procedures implemented at a ZPIC or PSC, document the results of the review, and make recommendations on processes that impact the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the program in meeting CMS objectives to prevent and combat fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA)....

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Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA), Inc. has been awarded the Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) as a member of both the SoftDev, Inc. team in Small Business Pool, and the Accenture, PLC team in the Unrestricted Pool. 

SPARC is designed to provide strategic, technical, and program management advice, guidance and support services to CMS to facilitate the transformation of business processes and supporting systems and their operations. These systems will include the Federal Healthcare Exchange and Medicare/Medicaid information technology systems. NHA will be conducting a full range of mission support capabilities that are needed to...

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The Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA) and FEI Systems joint venture, formerly known as FEI-NHA, LLC, has submitted a proposal response for the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners (CIO-SP3) Small Business Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC).

CIO-SP3 is a contract vehicle used by federal, civilian or Department of Defense (DoD) agencies to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial and information management requirements. It was designed to provide general IT purchases across all agencies, and it gives Government agencies a mechanism for the quick ordering of needed IT solutions and services for the best value. CIO-SP3 offers government agencies an unprecedented breadth...

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As of April 8, 2016, NHA attained the state of Maryland Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, as well as the state of Maryland U.S. Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification. Both the MBE and DBE program provide numerous benefits, services and opportunities to businesses looking to participate in state and local federally funded projects and procurements. We now have access to industry, state, and local government resources; organizational training tools; business development and networking resources and financial assistance.

Click on the following link to learn more about the NMDC MBE Program:
http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE/Certification.html

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) is hosting an Industry day on Friday, February 19th, to provide education and outreach regarding the CIO-SP3 small business Ramp-On season. NITAAC is a federal Executive Agent, authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), charged with administering CIO-SP3 Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) for information technology procurements.

This year’s Industry day aims to bring together some of the nations top federal agency liaisons, consultants, industry experts and IT contractors. The conference will be providing Small Business, 8(a), SDVOSB, and HUBZone vendors with a general overview of...

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On behalf of the Alabama Unified Certification Program (ALUCP), NHA has attainted the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification. This certification gives NHA eligibility to participate in the DBE program within various counties throughout the state of California. 

For over 20 years, the Department of Transportation has been assisting small businesses competitively participate in contracting opportunities created by way of financial assistance programs. The DBE program will provide a vehicle for ensuring NHA can compete fairly for both state and local federally funded projects and procurements. In addition, as a member of the program, NHA’s skills...

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The Defense Health Agency (DHA), formerly know as TRICARE Management Activity (TMA), was established in 2013 with the mission of managing enterprise-wide support of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Military Health System (MHS), and overall medical mission. 

The DHA, Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), will be hosting a Small Business Forum on November 9th, in which vendors will have an opportunity to learn about DHA’s strategic sourcing initiatives, contracting process, and upcoming potential procurement opportunities.  Additionally, companies will have the opportunity to present their capabilities and network with other companies. 

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As of September 16, 2015, the Small Business Administration (SBA) approved the Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA) Mentor-Protégé Agreement with FEi Systems. This unique opportunity will be instrumental in assisting both NHA and FEI Systems in effectively competing within the marketplace, thus gaining a stronger foothold in government contracting. 

The SBA 8(a) Mentor-Protégé program was designed to assist small businesses owned/controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals that are eligible to receive 8(a) small business contracts, in performing these contracts. The agreement is structured to have the ‘Mentor’ enhance the capabilities of its ‘Protégé’ (8(a) firm), thus improving their ability...

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NHA has attainted the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification. This certification gives NHA eligibility to participate in the DBE program within various counties throughout the state of California. 

For over 20 years, the Department of Transportation has been assisting small businesses competitively participate in contracting opportunities created by way of financial assistance programs. The DBE program will provide a vehicle for ensuring NHA can compete fairly for both state and local federally funded projects and procurements. In addition, as a member of the program, NHA’s skills and expertise become increasingly more attractive to Prime Contractors...

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