IBM Corp. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Curam Software, an Irish company that provides software support for social programs implemented by government agencies.
IBM to buy Curam Software
Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed, according to an IBM news release.
Curam's software technology is used by health and human services agencies as well as workforce services and social security agencies in cities and other local governments around the world. The company employs 700 people and has offices in Bangalore, India; Canberra, Australia; Frankfurt, Germany; Herndon, Va.; and Toronto.
Among the Dublin-based company's offerings are services aimed at supporting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to the company's website.
The Curam for Health Care Reform program aims to provide for public health departments and social services departments support for centralizing health insurance exchange eligibility and enrollment as well as assistance with program delivery and outcomes management.
In August, IBM announced plans to acquire i2, a fraud- and security-software company that services pharmaceutical, finance and law-enforcement organizations. That deal was completed in October, according to IBM's news release.
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