Ad Hoc Awarded CMS Contract under the ADELE-QRI BPA
Today Ad Hoc was one of six companies to receive a prime contract award under the Agile Delivery to Execute Legislative Endeavors for Quality Related Initiatives (ADELE-QRI) Blanket Purchasing Agreement (BPA) from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
According to CMS, the scope of the ADELE-QRI is “to provide a commercial, streamlined process to support CMS Quality Related Initiatives with the need for agile delivery services, including IT management and governance, business process analysis, user-centered design, agile solution architecture and design, agile application development and configuration, analytics, integration, and DevOps”.
Ad Hoc and our fellow BPA holders will bid on projects to “implement applications, platforms, IT development services and products, utilize End User Experience (UX) Design thinking and Agile Software Development processes that achieve results through continuous capability enhancements, minimal downtime, prompt response to emerging needs, demonstrated reliability, and optimized performance with resource utilization minimized”.
The Ad Hoc award is number HHSM-500-2016-00008B, with a period of performance of September 16, 2016 - September 15, 2021.