Unissant Awarded Contract by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Privacy Support Program

08:52 24 September in Pressroom

HERNDON, VA – September 24, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have awarded Unissant a 5-year contract including options to provide support for their Privacy and Security Program.

CMS is an innovative health leader that is required to enter into Computer Matching, data exchange and other agreements prior to the sharing or disclosure of information of personally identifiable information and protected health information with another third party such as Medicaid State Agencies and other federal agencies and partners.

“Unissant is proud to support CMS and the Office of Information Technology,” said Manish Malhotra, CEO. “in advancing the important mission of protecting personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI).”

The inventory of agreements has grown significantly in recent years and this work provides critical program support to federal staff who develop and manage these agreements. Unissant will assist in managing the agreement inventory and ensuring that appropriate project management, documentation, and engagement with customers occurs in a timely and efficient manner and supporting CMS’ privacy and security policy development to achieve these mission critical data sharing activities.

“Unissant, with our partner MBL Technologies, is committed to extending our delivery excellence backed by our corporate advanced technology group to CMS OIT in support of their security and privacy agreement management to ensure mission success,” said Kenneth Bonner, President.

Before joining Unissant, Mr. Di Benigno was Vice President, Federal Civilian Business Development with MAXIMUS, Inc., where he developed the Federal Civilian Business Development Team. A driven leader with a proven track record of success in developing new business requiring complex technology solutions, Terence participates in several professional organizations including the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). He holds a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University.

About Unissant Inc.

Unissant is an advanced data analytics and business transformation services provider with expertise in healthcare and health IT, finance, national security, and energy. The company delivers innovative solutions to assist government agencies and private sector businesses in tackling their biggest challenges. Founded in 2006, Unissant is a prime contractor on various government vehicles such as CIO-SP3, GSA PSS, GSA Health IT SIN, and GSA 8(a) STARS II and is a CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001 & 27001 certified company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia with a satellite office in San Antonio, Texas. In March 2017, Unissant received the Government Project of the Year award by Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF).

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