New Jersey chooses ACS for electronic benefits deal

Affiliated Computer Services Inc. has won a $24 million contract from the New Jersey Department of Human Services for electronic benefits transfer services, the company announced this week. The five-year contract has two option years.

ACS of Dallas will provide transaction processing, call-center services, account management, Web-based transaction inquiry, online reporting, retailer management for merchants and automated teller machine access.

The work will affect 196,000 program recipients and the retailers they use. ACS’ Family and Community Services business unit will perform the work.

The unit focuses on comprehensive management, automation and operation of public-sector human services programs. It provides electronic benefit transfer and child support payment processing services in the United States.

William Welsh is a senior writer for Government Computer News’ sister publication, Washington Technology.

About the Author

Connect with the GCN staff on Twitter @GCNtech.

Featured

  • Image: Shutterstock

    COVID, black swans and gray rhinos

    Steven Kelman suggests we should spend more time planning for the known risks on the horizon.

  • IT Modernization
    businessman dragging old computer monitor (Ollyy/Shutterstock.com)

    Pro-bono technologists look to help cash-strapped states struggling with legacy systems

    As COVID-19 exposed vulnerabilities in state and local government IT systems, the newly formed U.S. Digital Response stepped in to help.

Stay Connected