HMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY), announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS), to provide a customized Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Detection System to detect fraud, waste, and abuse through data modeling algorithms that analyze claims and provider behavior.
The contract runs for one year and includes two one-year renewal options.
“ HMS has combined a number of our program integrity core competencies into a single, customized, state-of-the-art fraud and abuse detection system for Virginia. We value the opportunity to work with the Commonwealth to help maximize the integrity and efficiency of its Medicaid program,” said Maria Perrin, HMS's Chief Business Officer.
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