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Neil Hoosier & Associates is proud to announce that we have been named the new Medicare Secondary Payer Integration Contractor (MSPIC)! Our new 5-year contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) starts today, February 9, 2018. This award recognizes NHA’s longstanding expertise in the Medicare field, as well as our ability to meet our client’s needs while delivering with a high level of performance.

As the MSPIC, NHA’s role will be to continue supporting the Coordination of Benefits & Recovery (COB&R) program and ensuring all program components function in concert for an additional 5 years.  NHA will...

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NHA has recently obtained Department of Transportation (DOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program certification in several additional states.  We are now certified in the states of AL, CA, CT, FL, MD, NH, NJ, NY, and TX.  The DBE program is designed to provide fair opportunity to compete for federally funded transportation contracts.  NHA can now help prime contractors in these states meet state DBE contracting goals while providing the exceptional services we are known for. 

NHA continues to pursue DOT DBE certifications in additional states and expect to attain those certifications in the coming months.

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Neil Hoosier & Associates, Inc. has reached two significant milestones that expand our ability to offer our services.

NHA has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Services Schedule (PSS) contract. Our contract is for an initial five-year period (8/21/17 – 8/20/22), with three five-year Option Periods, making it valid for a potential twenty years.  NHA offers services under PSS Special Item Numbers (SINs) 874-1, Integrated Consulting Services and 874-7, Integrated Business Program Support Services. 

Additionally, NHA’s accounting system has been audited and deemed acceptable by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS auditor conducted a...

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Neil Hoosier & Associates, Inc. is excited to serve as the Medicare Secondary Payer Integration Contractor (MSPIC).  Our 6-month contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will start on September 7, 2017 with a 30-day transition period.  As of October 7, 2017 NHA will take the reins as the MSPIC prime contractor after serving as the 49% MSPIC subcontractor for the last 5+ years and supporting CMS’s MSP program in various capacities for over 17 years.

As the MSPIC, NHA’s role will be to make certain that all components supporting the Coordination of Benefits & Recovery (COB&R)...

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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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