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Maryland Selects CDS for Technology and Consulting Master Contract

February 27, 2017

Columbia, S.C. — Companion Data Services, LLC (CDS), an information technology company offering services ranging from hosting to end-to-end  
claims processing, has landed a master contract from the state of Maryland
for consulting and technical services (CATS+). 

Under the contract, CDS will provide:

Electronic document management.
Systems and facilities management and maintenance. 
Information systems security. 
Information technology (IT) management consulting.
Business process consulting.

Through CATS+, Maryland government offices have a flexible means of obtaining IT resources quickly and efficiently by issuing task orders specific to their needs. CDS will bid on the task orders over the next 12 years.

“We are proud to partner with the state of Maryland,” said CDS president Lola Jordan. “We will bring to the table solutions based on real world experience, transforming technology support from an organizational inhibitor to a strategic enabler.”

CDS operates one of the largest health information data centers in the world, processing more than a billion claims annually.
About Companion Data Services
CDS (www.CompanionDataServices.com) offers secure health care development, managed and hosting services within a large data center complex for the federal, state Medicaid and commercial markets. CDS and its parent company provide services for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 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. The company is headquartered in Columbia, S.C., with offices in Dallas, Texas; and Baltimore, M.D.

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