Companion Data Services (CDS), a privately held company, offers secure consulting, development, and managed, hosting services within the health care industry. The business status, financial strength, and operating philosophies of CDS provide the flexibility to make long-term business decisions to support our business partners and customers without regard to the quarterly financial pressures of public commercial companies.
We serve as the vendor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for more than two-thirds of the national Part A and Part B fee-for-services claims through processing, programming, business requirement gathering, testing, and outsourcing services. Our expertise provides companies with an added knowledge base to understand health information opportunities setting us apart from any other large vendor as our only business is health care information. Our team offers you years of health care specific experience in clinical, business and technology arenas.
We offer secure hosting and IT support services within our data center complex in Columbia, South Carolina. The center features specialized physical, data and network security and disaster recovery capabilities necessary for today’s health care data protection requirements. Our hosting services include traditional hosting as well as cloud services for all aspects of technology from mainframe to client server. CDS is platform agnostic and can support your unique requirements.
CDS and its parent company provide services for the CMS, TRICARE, the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, Northrop Grumman, Medicare Advantage health plans, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, as well as other private health plans. CDS has offices in Columbia, South Carolina, Dallas and Denison, Texas and Baltimore, Maryland.