Government IT Services
Palmetto GBA began work to establish a practice that could competitively bid on the abundance of government IT opportunities. Under this practice, we’re working to hone expertise in:
Traditional IT services
- business rules and requirements management
- applications/software design and development
- systems integration
- software/applications operations and maintenance
- software testing
Niche IT services
- data availability/interoperability/integration
- telehealth/telemedicine technology platforms
Data Analytics Services and Technology
To meet the expanding data analytics and technology needs of federal and state government agencies, as well as those of employers, health plans, and providers, we also deepened expertise and infrastructure in these areas.
Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC)
Palmetto GBA again was selected as the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor to continue operations and maintenance of the durable medical equipment competitive bidding program.
Third Party Administrator (TPA) for Medicare Part D
Palmetto GBA, the incumbent, was selected as the TPA for Medicare Part D. The TPA of the Medicare Coverage Gap Discount Program is the single point of contact between the pharmaceutical manufacturers, including their third-party vendors, and the Part D sponsors participating in the discount program.
Federal Employee Program (FEP) for Blue Cross Association
Palmetto GBA again was awarded a contract to provide pricing for FEP claims to the Blue Cross Association on August 29, 2016. The contract requires that FEP claims be priced the same as Medicare Fee-for-Service claims.