Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC)

SPARC is a ten-year multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle that supports the acquisition of information technology (IT) services across all components of CMS. Additionally, SPARC is also available to all operational divisions of HHS.

Halfaker and Associates, LLC (Halfaker) is a prime SPARC contractor and has constructed a trusted team of both small and large government service providers who are dedicated to creating innovative Health IT solutions and improving health across the Nation. Halfaker will provide services that span the entire spectrum of the SPARC vehicle, including strategic, technical, and program management services to facilitate modernization of business processes and supporting systems.

Services available through SPARC:

  • Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services
  • Requirements Services
  • Design Services
  • Development Services
  • Testing Services
  • Security Control Assessment (SCA) Services
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Services
  • Maintenance Services
  • Support Services
  • Data Request Services
  • Help Desk Support Services

Contract Period: 6/2/2016 - 6/1-2021

Point of Contact:
Jody Naleppa
Vice President for Contracts and Procurement
Halfaker and Associates, LLC
(571) 643-1116

For more information on SPARC please visit: Official CMS SPARC Website 

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IDIQ Vehicles