Lockheed nabs Medicaid work
Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., won the $401 million Consolidated Information Technology Infrastructure contract, or CITIC, to provide agencywide information technology and infrastructure support services to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The 7 1/2-year contract combines multiple agency contracts for services now provided by several vendors. The consolidation is intended to improve the IT infrastructure's efficiency and increase its effectiveness in meeting the centers' critical business needs. The award was made through the National Institutes of Health Chief Information Officers Solutions and Partners II contracting vehicle.
Lockheed Martin Information Technology will assume responsibility for operating the agency's main data center, in Woodlawn, Md., and its server and desktop platforms nationwide.
The company also will manage, operate and maintain voice, video and data communications networks, including all local, wide and value-added networks.