HP awarded $220M Medicaid contract by Indiana HP Enterprise Services today announced that the Indiana Department of Administration, on behalf of the state's Family and Social Services Administration, has signed a $220M contract for HP to continue its 20-year relationship as the state's Medicaid fiscal agent. The six-and-a-half-year agreement includes construction and implementation of the new Indiana interChange Medicaid Management Information System, also called Core MMIS. It also involves moving users into the new system, as well as four years of service delivery and maintenance. In addition, the agreement contains two one-year options that are not included in the contract value.
Tech firms applaud Obama patent move, WSJ reports Technology companies welcomed the Obama administration's decision to enter the debate over patent litigation, seeing a chance to stem a flood of lawsuits they say is hurting innovation, reports the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link