Unisys wins Medicaid work
Unisys Corp. won a contract from West Virginia to handle Medicaid transactions for the state. The eight-year contract, valued at $61 million, is for four years with four one-year options.
The Blue Bell, Pa., company will implement and manage a claims processing system called the Unisys Healthcare Payer Administrative Solutions, or Health PAS. Unisys also will help West Virginia comply with the electronic data interchange transaction requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, the company said.
Unisys will handle the workflow of paper and electronic claims, including scanning paper claims into electronic formats. The company also will provide training and help-desk services and maintain the systems.