Excella Awarded BPA to Support HHS Office of Inspector General

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Jimmy Benani, Excella

Jimmy Benani, Excella

Excella has announced it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement  to provide agile and data analytics expertise to the Office of the Chief Data Officer in the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help fight fraud, waste, and abuse in federal health care. The  BPA extends over five years and has a total ceiling value of $20 million.

The Excella team will provide services for implementation, integration, and support for data management, analytics and enterprise decision-making. Excella will help empower OIG to use data proactively and become a model for using data and improve program efficiency and effectiveness. Specifics services include:

  • UX Design, Business Analysis, Development and Integration
  • Advance Analytics Support
  • Data Management and Quality
  • Change Management & Communications
  • Agile Coaching, Portfolio Management, and Implementation
  • Training
  • Program Management Support & Governance
  • Release Management and Post-Implementation Maintenance Support
  • Application Support

“OIG’s Office of the Chief Data Officer supports a dynamic mission, and as the federal health care portfolio changes, fraud, waste and abuse are becoming more sophisticated and complex,” said Jimmy Benani, federal industry practice lead at Excella.“These factors are driving the need for more integrated operations across audits, evaluations, investigations, and legal functions as well as across regions. Excella will enhance OIG’s visibility and access to data, which will improve the speed of decision-making and the ability to optimally align resources. We are elated to have the ability to continue to support the critical mission of HHS OIG’s OCDO, whose work recently supported the largest health care fraud takedown in history in June 2018.”

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