SOURCE: Citizant

October 04, 2007 10:15 ET

Citizant Wins $1 Million HHS Business Modernization Contract

Business Process Modeling Effort to Support Enterprise Architecture Initiative at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - October 4, 2007) - Citizant, one of the capitol area's fastest-growing providers of business and technical solutions to civilian and military government organizations, has been awarded a $1 million contract to support enterprise architecture development at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Citizant's team of experts will produce and document business process models across the organization that will allow the CMS chief information officer's department to evaluate and validate investment decisions.

"We are honored that CMS has selected Citizant's team to help it better serve 90 million beneficiaries and to achieve a transformed and modernized health care system in the United States," said Alba M. Alemán, president of Citizant. "While government scorecard performance and compliance with the FEA are critical objectives, the end result of all business modernization efforts within the government should be to make life better for the citizens."

Citizant has successfully managed enterprise architecture and business process modeling assignments at the Federal Railroad Administration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other federal agencies. Throughout its eight-year history, Citizant has achieved a 100 percent positive past performance record, based in large part on its quality process orientation and dedication to achieving the customer's mission.

About Citizant

Citizant partners with government organizations to develop forward-thinking business and technology solutions that create a better future for all citizens. Citizant specializes in enterprise architecture, custom application development and program management support. Citizant is ISO 9001:2000-certified and has been independently appraised at SEI CMMI Level 2. Citizant is a fast-growing, woman-owned 8(a) business headquartered in Chantilly, Va., with offices in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C. More information about the company is available at www.citizant.com.

About CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is an agency within the Department of Health & Human Services that oversees the country's two largest federal health care programs, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the State Children's Health Insurance Program. CMS's mission is to ensure effective, up-to-date health care coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries as it pursues its vision of achieving a transformed and modernized health care system. With a budget of more than $650 billion and serving approximately 90 million beneficiaries, CMS has become the largest purchaser of health care in the United States. CMS accomplishes its mission through the efforts of more than 4,800 employees and many partners, including contractors, states, territories, tribes, health care professionals and providers, health care groups and associates, beneficiary and consumer organizations, accrediting bodies and researchers.

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