SAMHSA IDIQ Award / Domains II and V / Awarded 8/1/22 – Publish upon approval from Econometrica

SoftDev Earns Spot Among SAMHSA IDIQ Awardees  

Baltimore, MD— August 1, 2022 SoftDev Earns Spot Among SAMHSA IDIQ Awardees 

Expanding into a new agency, SoftDev was awarded as a subcontractor on Domain II: Statistical Projects and Domain V: Technical Assistance and Training Projects. The SAMHSA IDIQ will support the core principles and five priority areas outlined by the SAMHSA Strategic Plan FY2019-FY2023. The five priority areas include:  

  1. Combating the Opioid Crisis through the Expansion of Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Support Services  
  1. Addressing Serious Mental Illness and Serious Emotional Disturbances  
  1. Advancing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Support Services for Substance Use  
  1. Improving Data Collection, Analysis, Dissemination, and Program and Policy Evaluation  
  1. Strengthening Health Practitioner Training and Education  

Under Domain II, SoftDev will expand are existing data expertise by delivering sampling designs and statistical methods; acquisition and development of data; analyses of complex quantitative data; and development, implementation, and testing of quality tools. Domain V will expand SoftDev’s technical assistance portfolio with services including the maintenance of training programs; development of technical assistance and training materials and mechanisms; and the provision of all related services necessary to implement high quality technical assistance.  

SoftDev is honored to support Econometrica, LLC, [make name link to this url:] as our prime on this important contract vehicle, and to utilized data to improve lives through better outcomes in mental and behavioral health.  



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ESRD Help Desk Program Named as a FedHealthIT Innovation Award Recipient

FedHealthIT published its list of 8th Annual FedHealthIT Innovation Award winners. Among those named was SoftDev’s prime effort, the ESRD Help Desk. This award recognizes and honors the Federal Health technology and consulting community by celebrating programs nominated and selected by their peers for driving innovation and results across the Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Health, Health and Human Services, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The ESRD Help Desk supports the Center for Medicare’s purpose by providing ESRD Subject Matter Expertise and case management services to Medicare Advantage plans when a plan assumes improper Medicare payment. In collaboration with CMS, SoftDev has delivered process innovation that has matured and expedited data reconciliation at a far faster pace. The significance of these cases is that each case represents beneficiary lives– patients with ESRD – which have financial implications on their payments for treatment. The Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) have expressed tremendous support and gratitude for the new process and the quick resolution to ESRD patient claim issues that have existed for many years. SoftDev is proud to have delivered these improvements to the community and, at the same time, honored our mission to improve lives. We recognize and thank our ESRD Help Desk team, including our leads Michael Kennedy, PhD, Danny Grandison, Nancy Carlson, MPA, Cindy Smith, and Patrice Riley for all their thought leadership, hard work, and dedication to the ESRD Community.

This 2022 FedHealthIT Innovation award represents the sixth such award to SoftDev in four years. SoftDev has been recognized in 2018, 2020, and 2021 for innovation delivered on the following programs:  CMS / CROWN Data Discrepancy Support (2 awards), CMS / Alignment of the Quality and Public Reporting Programs and Websites (2 awards), and AHRQ / Medical Expenditure Panel Survey – Household Component Health Policy Booklet Abstraction.

2022 FedHealthIT Innovation Award Winners

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