Summit Joins the Acumen Team to Support CMS MIDS IDIQ Contract

September 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce our latest win with partner Acumen: an IDIQ contract supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) at HHS. Acumen was one of 31 awardees who won a spot on this $1.6B healthcare quality evaluation opportunity.

GovConWire recently covered this contract (CMS Unveils 31 Awardees on $1.6B Health Care Quality Evaluation IDIQ):

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded 31 companies and organizations spots on a potential 10-year, $1.6B contract to help CMS develop and implement clinical quality measures designed to assess and manage the quality of health care services at national, facility and community levels...Measure development and maintenance work under the IDIQ contract focuses on six quality priorities: safety; community health; caregiver- and individual-focused experience and outcomes; cost reduction and efficiency; care coordination; and clinical quality of care.

Summit’s health and employment director, Oswaldo Urdapilleta, Ph.D., said “We are pleased that CMS has chosen the Acumen team as a trusted and reliable partner, and we are proud to be part of Acumen’s team. We look forward to harnessing our expertise in data analysis and evaluation to support evidence-based healthcare.”

For more information on the CMS MIDS IDIQ contract award, see the description on the Federal Business Opportunities website at

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