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Excella Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement to Support the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General

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Excella,
a pioneer in Agile technology solutions in the D.C. area, announced it
was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Agile and data
analytics expertise to the Office of the Chief Data Officer (OCDO) in
the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at HHS to help fight fraud, waste,
and abuse of federal healthcare. The Technical and Analytical Services
to Support OIG Data Management and Use BPA extends over five years and
has a total ceiling value of $20 million.

The Excella team will provide services for implementation, integration,
and support for data management, analytics, and enterprise
decision-making. Excella will help empower OIG to use data proactively
and become a model for using data and improve program efficiency and
effectiveness. Specifics services include:

  • UX Design, Business Analysis, Development and Integration
  • Advance Analytics Support
  • Data Management and Quality
  • Change Management & Communications
  • Agile Coaching, Portfolio Management, and Implementation
  • Training
  • Program Management Support & Governance
  • Release Management and Post-Implementation Maintenance Support
  • Application Support

"OIG's Office of the Chief Data Officer supports a dynamic mission, and
as the federal healthcare portfolio changes, fraud, waste and abuse are
becoming more sophisticated and complex," said Jimmy Benani, Federal
Industry Practice Lead at Excella.
"These factors are driving the
need for more integrated operations across audits, evaluations,
investigations, and legal functions as well as across regions. Excella
will enhance OIG's visibility and access to data, which will improve the
speed of decision-making and the ability to optimally align resources.
We are elated to have the ability to continue to support the critical
mission of HHS OIG's OCDO, whose work recently supported the largest
health care fraud takedown in history in June 2018."

About Excella

Excella is an Agile technology firm and transformative partner to
Washington, DC's leading organizations. Since 2002, federal agencies,
prominent brands and trailblazing non-profits have turned to Excella to
transform bold ideas into elegant technology solutions. We believe
technology exists to solve challenges and evolve thinking – we help
organizations harness this power to make real progress. Learn more at www.excella.com.

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