Welcome to the ECI team’s support page for the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) contract. CMS is an operating division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Our SPARC contract number is HHSM-500-2016-00035I, awarded as a Woman-owned Small Business as part of the Small Business Pool in 2016. The ECI SPARC team currently includes Tyrula LLC and Emblem Health (in its role as a government contractor).
To learn more about the SPARC contract, visit the CMS webpage at https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/SPARC/
Our CMS and HHS focused capabilities and experience include developing, deploying, and supporting:
> Enterprise process automation to standardize and
guide individuals and teams with the
developmentof complex content and documents.
> Enterprise process automation to facilitate
collaboration and to coordinate the review and
acceptance of documents across multiple
departments and dispersed team members.
> Enterprise process automation that tracks and
presents the status of work across a department,
program, center and enterprise with visual
dashboards, drill down and automated alerts.
> Special purpose data analytics solutions.
> Software to address large scale data extract
transform/load (ETL) solutions efficiently,
accurately and cost-effectively.
> Solutions to transform electronic, faxed and paper
> Mobile applications that support patient/provider
engagement and manage medical data.
Our additional CMS and HHS pertinent capabilities and experience include:
> Effective, secure storage and transfer of health
data between health care providers and health
insurance companies, with the development and
deployment of data tools compatible with most
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems in the
> Solutions for the Coordination of Benefits and
Recovery (COB&R) program.
> Prime or subcontractor on CMS-related programs
such as the Benefits Coordination & Recovery
Center (BCRC), Medicare Secondary Payer
Systems Contractor (MSPSC), Retiree Drug
Subsidy (RDS), Eligibility Appeals Operations
Support (EAOS), Early Retiree Reinsurance
and Medicare Part B claims processing.
> IT infrastructure support and centralized call
center operations enabled with leading-edge
technology to manage high volume call center
workload and data integration.
> Supporting CMS programs with mainframe and
mid-tier data center operations.
> Deploying and supporting full electronic
processing capabilities that leverage paper
document intake and scanning facilities, along with
strong Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and
custom web application capabilities for data
> Using Common Working File systems for
Medicare Coordination of Benefits and Medicare
> Delivering successful software and technology
development projects through an incremental
approach, and applying Agile Scrum methodologies
and DevOps principles with regular and
continuous Client engagement for Clients that are
ready to work in this manner.
> Successful teaming arrangements and subcontract
ECI is appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 4.