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United States : GDIT secures $63M ARMY contract to modernize billing, collections system

May 17, 2014



General Dynamics Information Technology has secured contract worth a $63 million to modernize the Army s Armed Forces Billing and Collection Utilization Solution (ABACUS), which helps them collect from other health insurance systems.

This task order comes as the first one to be awarded under the Army s Area Processing Centers, Army Private Cloud contract, or APC2, which procures Army information capabilities such as collecting, processing and storing information for warfighters.

Through the ABACUS system, the U.S. Army Medical Command, U.S. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and the U.S. Air Force Medical Service will be in a position to better identify, process and collect other health insurance.

General Dynamics will be responsible to build a system and also provide software-as-a-service using to generate medical claims, pharmacy claims, invoices and governmental billing forms. The firm is alto to consolidate the tasks of three disparate systems while replacing the legacy systems.

Installation of ABACUS will be at 136 military medical treatment facilities worldwide.

Work is to be carried out in Herndon, Va., and should be completed by May 2019.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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