|[February 27, 2012]
National Government Services Selected as Key Information Technology Partner in Department of Veterans Affairs Contract
INDIANAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
National Government Services, Inc. (NGS) has been awarded the
opportunity to participate in an important Indefinite
Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract issued by the US Department
of Veterans Affairs. NGS will be working with By Light Professional IT
Services, Inc. (By Light), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small
Business (SDVOSB) that has been ranked one of the fastest growing
government contractors by Washington Technology.
"NGS's selection reinforces our reputation as a leader in IT innovation
within the federal contracting space, and proves that we have diverse
capabilities that can support government agencies such as the Department
of Veterans Affairs," NGS President Sandy Miller said. "NGS can make
critical contributions to America's veterans and their families."
The IDIQ is part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Transformation
Twenty One Total Technology Program (T4). As one of By Light's
teammates, NGS will have the ability to vie for IT contracts valued at
$12 billion over five years. By Light selected NGS because of NGS's
record of success in health care claims processing.
NGS has served as a Medicare contractor with the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS) for 45 years. In 2010, NGS processed over 183.9
million Medicare claims and administered benefits of more than $79.8
billion from the Medicare Trust Fund. The Veterans Affairs' IDIQ
represents the first time NGS has secured a major partnership outside of
"This win is on of many recent victories that reflect NGS's broadening
horizons," explains Dan Regan, Vice President of Business Development at
NGS. "The partnership with By Light to provide critical support to the
VA shows that we are not only expanding our capabilities, we are also
expanding the communities that we serve."
About National Government Services, Inc.
For 46 years, National Government Services has been a trusted partner
and innovative leader in federal health care contracting. Employing more
than 2,000 associates, National Government Services is committed to
providing robust health information technology and administrative
services. As a Medicare contractor for the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS), NGS processed over 183.9 million Medicare
claims and administered benefits of more than $79.8 billion from the
Medicare Trust Fund in 2010. National Government Services is a
subsidiary of WellPoint, a Fortune 35 company, and one of the largest
health benefits companies in the nation. Additional information about
National Government Services is available at www.wellpoint.com/ngs.
About WellPoint, Inc.
WellPoint works to simplify the connection between Health, Care and
Value. We help to improve the health of our members and our communities,
and provide greater value to our customers and shareholders. WellPoint
is one of the nation's largest health benefits companies in terms of
medical membership, with 34 million members in its affiliated health
plans, and a total of more than 66 million individuals served through
its subsidiaries. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.
About By Light Professional IT Services, Inc.
By Light Professional IT Services, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 registered
and certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
that provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT
integration services. Founded by industry professionals with extensive
knowledge in the DoD and experience in the Federal Healthcare vertical,
with employees and business partners deployed worldwide, By Light
dedicates its services to improving the access to healthcare and
benefits for veterans nationwide. For more information, visit www.bylight.com.
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