Recently, NHA, Inc. had the privilege to work with Uplifting Our Youth (HeartSmiles), a Baltimore based nonprofit organization. NHA donated laptops, monitors, servers, and additional computer equipment. The goal of the donation was to help support the youth of Baltimore, while providing them access to expand their opportunities for scholastic and vocational enrichment. The donated computer equipment will help the HeartSmiles organization to continue to provide access to community programs, and services for the youth in Baltimore city.

HeartSmiles offers free services for Youth and young adults including mentoring, tutoring, assistance with the college application process, resume building, assistance with...

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CMS recently awarded the Cost Report Audit Risk Assessment Accuracy and Education (CRARAAE) contract to Myers and Stauffer with NHA as their subcontractor. NHA was selected to fill a key role in providing education due to our long history of success in training, outreach, and education. NHA will provide instructional design and education delivery for the CRARAAE contract by developing ongoing Medicare cost report audit and reimbursement training for CMS and the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs).

The CRARAAE project will assist CMS in the review of MAC Audit and Reimbursement (A&R) activities. Medicare-certified institutional providers are required to submit an...

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As of March 15, 2018, NHA’s Operations Department was successfully appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 for Services.

NHA underwent a series of rigorous process and documentation audits, and proved that our policies, processes, and procedures are well-defined and in place to better meet customer requirements. With our CMMI ML3 rating, our customers and partners can be confident and assured that the service we provide are of the highest quality.

CMMI is a world-class performance improvement framework designed for competitive organizations to sustain high-performance operations. The CCMI Model has been developed by industry, government, and academia...

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Neil Hoosier & Associates is proud to announce that we have been named the new Medicare Secondary Payer Integration Contractor (MSPIC)! Our new 5-year contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) starts today, February 9, 2018. This award recognizes NHA’s longstanding expertise in the Medicare field, as well as our ability to meet our client’s needs while delivering with a high level of performance.

As the MSPIC, NHA’s role will be to continue supporting the Coordination of Benefits & Recovery (COB&R) program and ensuring all program components function in concert for an additional 5 years.  NHA will...

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NHA has recently obtained Department of Transportation (DOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program certification in several additional states.  We are now certified in the states of AL, CA, CT, FL, MD, NH, NJ, NY, and TX.  The DBE program is designed to provide fair opportunity to compete for federally funded transportation contracts.  NHA can now help prime contractors in these states meet state DBE contracting goals while providing the exceptional services we are known for. 

NHA continues to pursue DOT DBE certifications in additional states and expect to attain those certifications in the coming months.

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Neil Hoosier & Associates, Inc. has reached two significant milestones that expand our ability to offer our services.

NHA has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Services Schedule (PSS) contract. Our contract is for an initial five-year period (8/21/17 – 8/20/22), with three five-year Option Periods, making it valid for a potential twenty years.  NHA offers services under PSS Special Item Numbers (SINs) 874-1, Integrated Consulting Services and 874-7, Integrated Business Program Support Services. 

Additionally, NHA’s accounting system has been audited and deemed acceptable by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS auditor conducted a...

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Neil Hoosier & Associates, Inc. is excited to serve as the Medicare Secondary Payer Integration Contractor (MSPIC).  Our 6-month contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will start on September 7, 2017 with a 30-day transition period.  As of October 7, 2017 NHA will take the reins as the MSPIC prime contractor after serving as the 49% MSPIC subcontractor for the last 5+ years and supporting CMS’s MSP program in various capacities for over 17 years.

As the MSPIC, NHA’s role will be to make certain that all components supporting the Coordination of Benefits & Recovery (COB&R)...

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Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA), Inc. has been awarded a 4-year contract, provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to serve as the Evaluation and Oversight Contractor. NHA’s duties will consist of evaluating the accuracy, timeliness and quality of Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC) decisions, as well as each QIC’s overall performance of other contractual duties for Medicare fee-for-service (FFS), Part C, and Part D appeals processes. Click on the following links to learn more about the Medicare Appeals Process:

Fee For Service

Part C

Part D

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Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA), Inc. has been awarded an 8(a) sole source contract provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Program Integrity Operational Review Contractor. 

NHA will be conducting an operational review of the Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) and Program Safeguard Contractors (PSCs).  This review will examine all policies and procedures implemented at a ZPIC or PSC, document the results of the review, and make recommendations on processes that impact the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the program in meeting CMS objectives to prevent and combat fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA)....

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Neil Hoosier & Associates (NHA), Inc. has been awarded the Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) as a member of both the SoftDev, Inc. team in Small Business Pool, and the Accenture, PLC team in the Unrestricted Pool. 

SPARC is designed to provide strategic, technical, and program management advice, guidance and support services to CMS to facilitate the transformation of business processes and supporting systems and their operations. These systems will include the Federal Healthcare Exchange and Medicare/Medicaid information technology systems. NHA will be conducting a full range of mission support capabilities that are needed to...

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