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Northrop Grumman Wins Medicare Beneficiary Database Contract; Highlights Modernization and Integration Expertise

October 6, 2014

BALTIMORE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the Medicare Beneficiary Database Suite of Systems (MBDSS). The $53.7 million contract will run through November 2018. Northrop Grumman will continue work on MBDSS adding a new scope that includes modernization activities and integration with Medicare Enrollment and Premium Billing Systems (MEPBS).

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"We've been privileged to partner with CMS on the MBDSS programs for more than a decade," said Erik Buice, director, health systems management operating unit, Northrop Grumman Information Systems. "We continue to deliver value and innovation to support CMS through changing requirements and challenging budgets, providing key efficiencies and a better user experience."

Northrop Grumman has been the contractor for MBDSS since 1998. Since the last award, the program was redesigned to reduce data lag, allow for faster processing of beneficiary information, ensure prescription coverage Service Level Agreements and provide better visibility to data supporting business decisions.

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