$1B in DOD Health Affairs contracts awarded
- By Judi Hasson
- May 25, 2000
Two new contracts, each worth an estimated $500 million, will help the Defense
Department's Health Affairs office modernize its delivery of medical care
to 8.3 million eligible recipients at military medical facilities.
The contracts, announced Wednesday, are part of the Defense Medical Information
Management/Systems Integration, Design, Development, Operations and Maintenance
Services (D/SIDDOMS) II program.
One $500 million bundle includes a package of six deals for D/SIDDOMS II
Lot I, which involves support services. The deals are for a base year with
four one-year options and were awarded to ACS Defense Inc., American Management
Systems Inc., Birch & Davis, Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc., SRA International
Inc. and Vector Research Inc.
The second contract, also worth as much as $500 million over the same period,
involves Lot IV, which is set aside for small businesses to select and evaluate
commercial off-the-shelf products.
The Lot IV bundle was awarded to United Information Systems Inc. and Base
Technologies Inc. of McLean, Va.