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HHS CMS Awards SCG Medicaid Operational Data National Rollout Initiative

Baltimore, MD / Tuesday, April 23, 2013

HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Awards Signature Consulting Group the Medicaid Operational Data National Rollout Initiative

The Centers for Medicaid and Chip Services (CMCS), under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), awarded a prime contract to Maryland-based Signature Consulting Group (SCG) to provide program and technical data management services for the National Rollout of the T-MSIS Medicaid Data Initiative. In support of the overall Medicaid and CHIP Business Information Solutions (MCBIS) Data Initiative, SCG will be working across state and CMS stakeholders to manage the T-MSIS Operational Medicaid data dictionary, state data mapping and ETL loading, data rules, and application and repository infrastructure planning.

SCG will provide technical assistance and PMO Support to the completion of extracting data from the12 States who participated in T-MSIS Pilot. SCG will support the Extract Transfer Load (ETL) processes at ORNL for T-MSIS for onboarding states rules and file testing.

The goals of the TMSIS national rollout are: (1) Create a uniform and consolidated extract process. (2) Improve tracking of Dual Eligible status and utilization through discrete, consistent identification/tagging of data related to all types of Duals, by Dual Eligible categories. (3) Consolidate existing extracts to reduce the number of partially to fully redundant interfaces, therefore producing savings. (4) Initiate timely state data submissions for more reliable statistical analysis. (5) Consolidate an analytical engine to satisfy multiple CMS, states, and other federal partner user needs.

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