Norfolk, VA, December 19, 2016 — ARDX, a leading health management and IT consulting firm, has been awarded the Consolidated Support Services contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), assisting the agency’s effort to achieve accurate and timely processing of Medicare data. This contract marks the 16th project ARDX procured with CMS, a result of continued innovative solution offerings and the commitment and hard work of ARDX team members to provide quality care outcomes.
“We are honored to have earned the confidence of CMS, so that we can continue to grow a strong and longstanding relationship. Our contributions to ensuring CMS’ access to quality healthcare data helps to deliver payment reform, drive population health, and increase patient-centered care & outcomes to over 55 million Americans nationwide,” states Angela D. Reddix, Founder, CEO and President of ARDX.
As part of this contract, ARDX provides technical, operational, and project management support services for the Medicare Advantage (MA) (Part C) and Prescription Drug (Part D) programs, and appeals support and technical assistance for the MA Risk Assessment Data Validation (RADV) Contract-Level samples under the oversight of the Medicare Plan Payment Group (MPPG). One of CMS’ major strategic goals is met when Medicare Parts C and D plans and organizations receive the information and support they need to submit complete data that are pertinent to the risk adjustment programs, accurately, timely, and in accordance with CMS’ requirements.
With a deep understanding of healthcare policy, ARDX will create customized and comprehensible industry communications and training relative to areas within MA Part C and Part D including Risk Adjustment Policy and Operation, Error Estimation, Prescription Drug Event Data, and Reconciliation Policy and Operations. In addition, ARDX will provide program governance, operational research, and technical assistance related to Part D Prescription Drug Event Data and Part D Reconciliation Operations, as well as Part C and Part D Risk Adjustment Policy and Operations.
The continued professional relationship with CMS further strengthens ARDX’s reputation as experts in the healthcare management and IT consulting industry, while helping to navigate through the nation’s evolving healthcare challenges.
ARDX, a healthcare management and IT consulting firm, delivers comprehensive management and technology solutions that help government, commercial, non-profit, and academic clients grow strategically and operate efficiently. ARDX’s proven success with customers, such as the Department of Health and Human Services, comes from delivering a range of solutions and services. These include workforce training and technical assistance, innovative information technology and security solutions and support, SimplyAttend and events management, quality, compliance and revenue audits, policy development and management, and customized research and evaluation.
ARDX solutions and services are grounded in strong technical expertise, rigorous methodology, and best-in-class technology platforms. Our commitment to solving our clients’ challenges also drives our collaboration with select business and technology partners. The goal is to provide innovative outcomes, enable agile decision-making and accelerate their goals and mission.
Founded in 2006, ARDX is a Virginia-based corporation that has undergone significant growth as an SBA 8(a), 8(m), SDB, and SWaM certified company. ARDX is also on the GSA MOBIS schedule, ISO 9001:2008 certified, and ANAB accredited.
CMS is the chief operating division of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program, which administers programs including Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace. For more information, visit www.cms.gov or www.hhs.gov.
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