Visual Connections, LLC (VC) has secured an unrestricted, prime award as a SDVOSB, HUBZone Small Business for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Program Support Centers’(PSC), Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence IDIQ (IAAI).This award enables VC and its partners to compete for Requests for Task Order Proposals (RFTOPs) issued via this innovative IAAI contract vehicle providing solutions, services and products.
VC assembled a strategic team of partners comprised of “technology partners” and “service partners” to facilitate robust offerings for this contract. A key technology partner for this contract is Deep Labs, Inc. (Deep Labs), a unique persona-based artificial intelligence company yielding intelligent predictive decisions for its clients. Via a VC prime contract, VC and Deep Labs have previously partnered to conceive, develop and implement a successful artificial intelligence pilot for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Program Integrity (CPI) department utilizing deep visioning and learning techniques and tools for CMS’s Medicare Part D program, which covers prescriptions for over 39 million beneficiaries. This pilot was designed to discover potentially fraudulent activity before it occurs related to Excluded Providers (EP) to help reduce and minimize the “pay-and-chase path of recovery of funds” and to enhance CMS’s ability to proactively identify and investigate potential fraud.
As a multiple-award, government-wide IDIQ contract vehicle, it enables HHS, PSC, and all HHS operating divisions, as well as other government agencies, to rapidly obtain innovative Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) solutions, services, and products from both large and small businesses. Currently, this IAAI IDIQ vehicle has a value of $49M with a five-year period of performance.