State and local government agencies seek cost-effective, innovative solutions in order to provide outstanding services for their citizens, stakeholders and state employees. State legislators and agency executives, with limited budgets and staff, must ensure those services are successfully delivered while securing citizens’ personal and confidential data.

Companion Data Services (CDS), our affiliate companies and partners develop, implement, deliver and support innovative secure solutions to government entities. CDS' portfolio includes secure hosting and cloud services; enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM); agile application development and maintenance; strong project management organization (PMO) methodologies and an enterprise claim processing system — Companion Data Services Healthcare Payer SuiteSM.


As Medicaid programs move to replace their single vendor legacy systems, we offer secure solutions and experienced staff. Our staff has years of experience supporting state programs with leadership direction, implementation services, technical expertise, PMO and account operational support. CDS’ Medicaid team members have a proven track record and experience working with numerous Medicaid Management Information System accounts involving takeover, migrations, new on-time and on-budget system implementations and ongoing fiscal agent support. Over the past 25 years, we have become experts in:

  • Claims Collection and Data Entry
  • System Edits and Audits
  • Provider Enrollment
  • Procedure Code, Diagnosis Code and Pricing Maintenance
  • Processing Turnaround Documents for Nursing Homes and Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Provider Education and Support Services
  • Production and Distribution of Medicaid ID Cards
  • Provider Call Centers
  • Developing and Conducting State Training


Our secure data center complex consists of two of the largest top-tier health care data centers in the world. It has no single point of failure in any environment guaranteeing that we meet customer availability and performance requirements. Our hosting services include traditional hosting as well as cloud services from mainframe to distributed systems. CDS is platform agnostic, CMMI Level 3 Certified and International Organization for Standardization 9001:2015 certified.

Our premier Cloud Companion® solution offers end-to-end full managed services while allowing customers to maintain control through user-defined dashboards, service level agreements and a personal client advocate assigned to provide outstanding service and assistance.


In our world of health care regulations, we all must take every precaution to safeguard confidential and sensitive data. Our customers have great trust in our outstanding security protocols. They can count on CDS to protect their data. CDS has achieved FISMA, HITECH and HIPAA security standards. We secure your data by performing mature implementations of National Institute of Standards and Technology controls.


CDS’ affiliate company, Optical Image Technology, Inc., developed a complete end-to-end software solution for document, content, business process workflow and records management called DocFinity®.DocFinity® is a scalable, web-based commercial off the shelf document management solution which provides enterprise content management (ECM), business process management (BPM) and adaptable workflow and organizational collaboration. The DocFinity® suite allows state, local and education agencies the ability to securely capture documents and customize data across the entire enterprise.

CDS offers DocFinity® as a service in the cloud, hosting the application and sensitive data in our secure environment.

Project Management Organization

The CDS project management team uses defined and proven methodologies to offer:

  • Manage project hours through efficient resource management
  • Organize and develop effective work request teams
  • Organize and manager effective meetings
  • Develop work breakdown structures

Our PMO can lead your scope, design, test and implementation into the future.