NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCIT), a leading provider of information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, announced today that it was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at $51.9 million to support the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The contract has a one-year base and four one-year option periods. NCI's solution applies advanced technology to adapt and improve the NSC program to aid in the prevention of fraud, waste and abuse, while enabling rapid enrollment of qualified durable equipment suppliers to support the needs of Medicare beneficiaries nationwide. "We are very pleased to be chosen for this award as it represents significant new work and an important milestone for NCI," said Brian J. Clark, NCI's president. "Our wholly-owned subsidiary, AdvanceMed, has a long history of supporting CMS, giving us in-depth durable medical equipment policy expertise and an excellent track record performing fraud investigations. This, coupled with NCI's technological capabilities and innovative methodologies, helped us bring a strong solution and unique capability set to the needs of this program." In April of this year, CMS also awarded NCI a Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC) contract for Zone 3 to help identify and reduce fraud. About NCI, Inc.: NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health care and civilian government agencies. The company has the expertise and proven track record to solve its customers' most important and complex mission challenges through technology and innovation. NCI's team of highly skilled professionals focuses on delivering cost-effective solutions and services in the areas of agile software application and systems development/integration; cybersecurity and information assurance; engineering and logistics support; enterprise information management and advanced analytics; cloud computing and IT infrastructure optimization; health IT and medical support; IT service management; and modeling, simulation and training. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has more than 1,800 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide. For more information, visit www.nciinc.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@nciinc_) and LinkedIn.
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