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Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) is a multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) performance-based contract that supports CMS’ Integrated IT Investment & System Life Cycle framework, a systematic and uniform methodology and approach for information systems development, and the CMS Information Technology (IT) Modernization Program and initiatives.

Category Description
Contract Holder Perspecta Enterprise Solutions LLC
Contract Type Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (MA-IDIQ)
Sponsor Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Contract Number HHSM-500-2016-00002I
Scope of Contract The scope of work under the SPARC contract will provide strategic, technical, and program management advice, guidance and support services to CMS to facilitate the modernization of business processes and supporting systems and their operations. These systems will include the Federal Healthcare Exchange and Medicare/Medicaid information technology systems. Other Department of Health and Human Services Operating Divisions (HHS OPDIVs) may place orders under this contract as well.
Contract Types Supported Contract Types Supported Multiple award performance-based IDIQ with task order provisions for 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) and labor hour (LH).
Min/Max Over Contract Life Min: $1,000; Max: $25 billion
Task Order Competition Required Yes
Available to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and HHS OPDIVs
Performance Period Base Ordering Period: 06/08/2016 to 06/07/2021; Optional Ordering Period: 06/08/2021 to 06/07/2026
Teaming Partners Advance Professional Resources, Inc., dba Consolidated Medical Staffing, Advanced Systems Design, Inc. (ASD) Definitive Logic Corporation, Kforce Inc., Liberty IT Solutions, LLC, Mackson Consulting, LLC, Meridian Technologies, Inc. METCOR, Ltd., dba Learning Systems International (LSI), Professional Healthcare Support, Relis, LLC, T and T Consulting Services, Inc., The Data Entry Company (TDEC), Teradata Government Systems LLC, TEKsystems, Inc.
Points of Contact

Randy Ireland
Vice President, Health Payer Segment

Robert Hicks
Business Development Lead