CSC to Support World Trade Center Health Program
News Release -- May 04, 2011
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Award Recognizes Unique CSC Qualifications
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 4 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has awarded CSC (NYSE: CSC) a task order to support the World Trade Center Health Program. The contract has a one year base period and four one-year options, bringing the estimated total value to $80 million. This work falls under the CDC Information Management Services indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for management consulting services, awarded to CSC in September 2010.
The World Trade Center Health Program is a federal initiative to support health monitoring and treatment for emergency responders, recovery and cleanup workers, residents, building occupants and area workers who were directly impacted and adversely affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in New York City, N.Y., Shanksville, Pa., and Washington, D.C.
“CSC is honored to have the opportunity to help those affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil Group. “As a leader in complex program implementation, administration and health claims processing, with a unique specialty in workers compensation programs, CSC’s experience and expertise uniquely qualifies us to implement this system efficiently and effectively.”
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will provide program administration support and develop, implement and manage a claims processing solution. Services also include community and provider education and outreach, data analytics, regulatory analysis and contact center support. Work will be based in New York City, N.Y., Albany, N.Y., Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Ga.
The CSC team includes Health Research and Analysis of Rockville, Md.; 2020 Company LLC of Falls Church, Va.; MayaTech Corporation of Silver Spring, Md.; Plexis Healthcare Systems of Ashland, Ore.; and Envoy LLC, an Emdeon company based in Nashville, Tenn.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 93,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.