GDIT Awarded $63 Million Alabama Medicaid Systems Integrator Contract
November 16, 2023
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), announced today that it was awarded a $63 million contract by the Alabama Medicaid Agency to modernize the state’s Medicaid program. The new contract has a base period of two years with three two-year options.
The Alabama Medicaid Agency provides coverage for medical and long-term care services for more than one million Alabama residents, including low-income and vulnerable populations. The agency is employing a multi-year strategy to modernize its Medicaid Enterprise System (MES). The transformation will include transitioning from a monolithic system approach to a new modular MES with the information, infrastructure, tools and services necessary to efficiently administer the Alabama Medicaid programs.
Under this contract, GDIT will streamline processes, enhance data interoperability, and improve overall service delivery for Alabama Medicaid beneficiaries. GDIT will also leverage its expertise in cloud computing, data management and cybersecurity to modernize Alabama Medicaid's IT applications and infrastructure.
“This system integration contract is a critical component of the Alabama Medicaid Agency’s modernization program,” said Scott Mack, GDIT vice president and general manager for State and Local Government. “We are committed to implementing innovative technology solutions that enhance efficiency, accessibility and quality of healthcare services for all Alabama citizens.”
The company has a long history of providing innovative solutions and services for state Medicaid programs throughout the country, including Arkansas, New York, New Mexico and North Carolina.
GDIT is a business unit of General Dynamics, a global aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions; and technology products and services. General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and generated $39.4 billion in revenue in 2022. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at www.gdit.com. More information about General Dynamics is available at www.gd.com.