Government contractor CGI Federal has been awarded a two-year, $8.9 million contract from the CMS to create and implement a health insurance comparison tool for consumers.
CGI wins CMS contract for info system
According to a CGI news release about the contract, Fairfax, Va.-based CGI Federal will develop the CMS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight's Rate and Benefits Information System. The insurance information from the system will be available on the government's Hospital Compare website so users can review it when deciding on coverage.
"(The Rate and Benefits Information System) is critical to empowering citizens with healthcare decision-making tools and central to CMS' mission of ensuring effective, up-to-date healthcare coverage and promoting quality care for consumers," Rich Martin, CGI's vice president, said in the release.
CGI Federal is a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI Group, headquartered in Montreal.
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