Contract Name: CMS Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC)
Contract Holder: Digital Infuzion, Inc.
Contract Number: HHSM-500-2017-00020I
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Type of Task Orders (TO): CPFF, CPAF, CPI, FFP, FFPAF, FPI, T&M, LH
Min/Max Over Contract Life: Min: $1,000 | Max: $25 Billion
Fee to Use Contract: No Fee
Task Order Competition Required: Yes
Available to: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other Departments of Health and Human Services Operating Divisions (HHS OPDIVs)
Performance Period:
Base Ordering Period: 02/21/2017 to 02/20/2022
Optional Ordering Period: 02/21/2022 to 02/20/2027
Teaming Partners: Teaming Partners are added on a Task Order basis

Features and Benefits to the Government:

The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) is multiple award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (MA-IDIQ), performance-based contract. It is available to CMS components and HHS Operating Divisions to procure strategic, technical, and program management guidance and support services, to facilitate the modernization of CMS business processes and supporting systems. These systems will include the Federal Healthcare Exchange and Medicare/Medicaid information technology systems. 

Services available through SPARC include:

  • Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services
  • Requirements Services
  • Design Services
  • Development Services
  • Testing Services
  • Security Control Assessment (SCA) Services
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Services
  • Maintenance Services
  • Support Services
  • Data Request Services
  • Help Desk Services

Points of Contact:

John Beresny
Senior Vice President, Federal Business
Executive Program Manager, GWAC/IDIQ PMO
Phone: 301-948-4871 ext.2540 | Email

Kristy Spivey Harrison
Contracts Manager
Phone: 301-948-4871 ext.2511| Email

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare's Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (CMS SPARC)