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The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) is a cost-effective, innovative solution for procuring information technology (IT) professional services. The purpose of this contract is to provide strategic, technical, and program management guidance and support services, to facilitate the modernization of CMS business processes and supporting systems.

The scope of work under the SPARC IDIQ Contract entails the planning, design, development, testing, implementation, operations coordination, and maintenance for CMS’ automated systems and business application software that integrate hardware, software, and communication technologies. Services available through SPARC include:

  • Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services
  • Requirements Services
  • Design Services
  • Development Services
  • Testing Services
  • Security Control Assessment (SCA) Services
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)Services
  • Maintenance / Support Services
  • Data Request Services
  • Help Desk Support Services


Contract Number: HHSM-500-2017-00035I

Period of Performance: 06/08/2016 – 06/07/2021

Eligibility: Small Business & 8(a)

Vehicle Type: Multiple Award Indefinite Deliver/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)

Contracting Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Task Order Types: Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF), Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF), Cost-Plus-Incentive (CPI), Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP), Firm-Fixed-Price-Award-Fee (FFPAF), Fixed-Price-Incentive (FPI), Time and Materials (T&M), Labor Hour (LH)



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