Pentagon Narrows Down List of Contenders for Multibillion-Dollar Health Records Contract

The Defense Department has narrowed down the contenders competing for its massive Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, potentially worth up to $11 billion over a decade.

According to a Feb. 19 presolicitation notice, DOD’s procurement team has established a “competitive range” for the DHMSM contract, leaving only bids from three teams remaining.

DHMSM Procurement Contracting Officer Matt Hudson confirmed to Nextgov the Pentagon has set a range that eliminates some teams; however, he could not confirm which “due to the sensitive nature of the acquisition process.”

However, multiple sources with knowledge of the competitive range confirm that three bidding teams — Computer Sciences Corp., partnered with HP and EHR developer Allscripts; Leidos and Accenture Federal; and IBM and Epic Systems — fall within the competitive range.

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