Emdeon, Nashville, has won a five-year contract with the U.S. General Services Administration that makes the healthcare IT provider eligible to provide products and services to more than 90 government entities, according to an Emdeon news release.
Emdeon wins GSA IT contract
The contract provides pre-negotiated terms and pricing to streamline purchasing orders by federal, state and local governments, enabling Emdeon to sell these entities pharmacy, payer and consulting services, according to the release. Emdeon already supplies pharmacy technology to the U.S. Defense Department and claims processing for the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department, according to the release.
Emdeon recently paid $41 million to acquire EquiClaim from MultiPlan, a national PPO based in New York, according to a news release announcing the deal. EquiClaim provides post-payment audit and recovery services and was one of the first subcontractors under the CMS' Recovery Audit Contractor program, according to the release.
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