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CMS Awards Systems Contract

September 18, 2007
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HLTH Corporation's ViPS subsidiary has been selected as an information technology partner by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its new contracting vehicle named Enterprise Systems Development (ESD).

According to HLTH (Elmwood Park, N.J.), CMS is expected to procure a majority of their information technology development work for the next ten years under this new contract, with a maximum ceiling of $4 billion on the value of contracts awarded under this vehicle.

The ESD partnering environment will focus on establishing and maintaining a collaborative business arrangement between CMS and its select partners, including ViPS, to transparent healthcare in the U.S., says the company.

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