Government Services and Contract Vehicles

How We Help Our Government Clients

Strategic Advisory Services

  • Plan and deliver business-driven, modular technology projects for state Medicaid programs to meet near-term business goals.
  • Identify candidates for re-use by analyzing agency technology assets.
  • Negotiate and manage vendor contracts throughout the project lifecycle.

Information Technology Projects

  • Identify provider directories and master patient indexes through Master Data Management (MDM) implementation
  • Build software development projects using open source technologies (our agile software development process is appraised as Maturity Level 3 by CMMI Institute)
  • Develop and operate web-based tools and technology, informed by our policy expertise, in support of nationwide policy implementation.
  • Make EHR incentive payments to providers and administer quality measurement requirements in value-based purchases programs. (Learn about our clinical quality measurement calculation engine, CAliPHR)

Care Coordination Solutions

Policy & Standards Expertise & Implementation

  • Produce implementation tools and provide guidance for agency stakeholders, such as the Health Information Technology Framework for Advanced Payment Models.
  • Monitor policy implementation through environmental scans. Receive reports of findings and recommendations for moving forward.
  • Develop, implement, and manage programs using our on-the-ground insights of healthcare organizations’ usage of health IT tools.

More Information About Our Contract Vehicles

About the SPARC Contract

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Audacious Inquiry (Ai) the Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC), a contract worth up to $25 Billion over 10 years. CMS will use SPARC to acquire health information technology capabilities, including Strategic Advisory Services, Program Management Support and Technical Implementation services, in support of their programs. Ai’s specialized expertise and past performance in Technical Implementation services include: Master Data Management, Health Systems Integration, Data Quality & Analysis, and Data Visualization & Analytics. We utilize agile software development methodologies, emphasizing open-source and cloud-based technologies for our technology implementation and managed services projects. Additionally, as an 8(a) SPARC vendor, Ai is eligible for sole source task orders under $4Million from any HHS operating division.

Information Applicable to Ai’s GSA Schedule 70

Audacious Inquiry, LLC. is a participant of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) for providing information technology professional services. The contract is a Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract, commonly referred to as a “GSA schedule”, awarded by GSA’s Federal Supply Service. Under the MAS program, agencies place orders directly with contractors (interagency agreements are not required). Through our GSA Schedule, Ai, with a variety of extensively experienced IT staff, will be able to offer cost effective Information Technology services.

GSA Contract number: GS – 35F – 0147V

Performance period: 12/31/2008 – 12/30/2018

Contractor’s ordering address: Audacious Inquiry, LLC., 5523 Research Park Drive, Suite 370, Catonsville, MD 21228

Contractor’s payment address: 5523 Research Park Drive, Suite 370, Catonsville, MD 21228

Telephone: +1 301 560 6999

Contract Administration: Christopher Brandt

Maximum dollar value per order: $500,000

Minimum dollar value per order: $100

Geographic scope contract: 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia

How To Buy From Us: Our Contract Vehicles

  • CMS Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) IDIQ (8a) (HHS-wide, 2017-2027)
  • GSA IT Schedule 70 (HIT SIN)
  • Program Support Center (PSC) IDIQ (2015-2020)
  • GSA STARS II (8a)

Notable Differentiators:

  • Ai Software Development Process appraised as Maturity Level 3 by CMMI Institute
  • SBA Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
  • Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Certified B-Corporation

NAICS Codes

  • 518210: Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services
  • 519130: Internet Publishing, Broadcasting, and Web Search Portals
  • 541511: Custom Computer Programming Services
  • 541512: Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541519: Other Computer Related Services
  • 541611: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541613: Marketing Consulting Services
  • 541614: Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services
  • 541618: Other Management Consulting Services
  • 541690: Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • 541990: All Other Professional Scientific and Technical Services

Other Government Codes

  • DUNS #: 785069597
  • CAGE #: 4K5F4