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DCCA Awarded $60 Million Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Contract
Company to Provide Testing Across Multiple Medicare Claims Processing Systems

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – February 24, 2015 – Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA), a veteran-owned information technology services company, has been awarded a contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Single Testing Contractor (STC). Under the contract, DCCA will provide technical support services to test the functionality across multiple Medicare Claims Processing Systems. The contract is for one base year with four option years and has a value of $60 million if all options are exercised.

"DCCA will leverage over 30 years of system modernization and testing experience in support of CMS," said DCCA Chief Executive Officer, David W. Bower. "We will implement state-of-the-art testing methodologies and technologies including complexity assessments, analytics, and security tools to ensure these CMS systems perform as expected in operational environments."

CMS is the largest purchaser of health care in the United States. The Medicare trust fund expenditures through the claims processing systems and related CMS programs channel one out of every three dollars in the health care market.

"Our testing processes are rooted in engaging closely with our customers, so that we are working from a clear understanding of their specific business and system requirements," added Bower. "We take pride in our ability to map our approach directly to the customer's requirements. We look forward to initiating our work with CMS."

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Company Continues its Industry-Leading Approach to Service Delivery

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – December 17, 2012 – Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA), a veteran-owned high-technology consulting firm specializing in information technology (IT) services for the government, announced today that it has earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 20000-1:2011 certification. The certification benchmarks the company's industry-leading approach and capability in delivering world-class IT managed services, including data center management and technical support services to external client organizations.

Based on the adoption of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices, the ISO 20000 certification is one of many standards and framework components of DCCA's business, quality management, and process improvement systems. DCCA has also earned the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) standard.

“DCCA is part of an elite group of well established organizations certified to the ISO 20000 internationally-endorsed standard, with demonstrated experience implementing ITIL best practices," said David W. Bower, CEO of DCCA. "With this ISO 20000 certification, DCCA continues to display leadership in IT service management.”

DCCA is an SEI CMMI® Level 3 and ISO 20000-1:2011 veteran-owned IT services company with strong qualifications and expertise in cloud computing, cyber security, IT Service Management (ITSM), and software engineering. As a process-oriented company, DCCA also follows the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology as well as ITIL standards. DCCA maintains a Dun & Bradstreet (3A1) financial credit rating, the highest possible for a company of its size.

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Company to Provide Cloud Computing Related Architecture and Software Development Services

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – January 2012 – Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA), a veteran-owned high-technology consulting firm specializing in information technology (IT) services for the government, announced that it has been awarded two task orders by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) worth roughly $4.3 million. Under the terms of the task orders, which will be completed over a two-year time period, DCCA will provide cloud computing design and development, as well as operations and maintenance support services to the DoD.

“DCCA has extensive experience supporting the defense community with services that range from systems engineering to software development to information assurance, all with a focus on national security,” said David W. Bower, DCCA CEO. “These task orders enable us to provide high-performance cloud-based computing solutions, offering the DoD actionable analytic and information capabilities. We look forward to performing the work.”

DCCA will provide expertise in cloud computing architecture design and development, as well as software analysis, design, integration, and testing. In addition, DCCA will perform cloud architecture integration, including map-reduce processing, application management, and data visualization.

“Our goal as a company is to leverage best practices and processes that deliver superior results for our customers,” said Bower. “The longstanding partnership we maintain with the DoD is a clear example of the success we are having in this regard. We appreciate the DoD's continued confidence and support.”

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DCCA AWARDED $15 MILLION CONTRACT BY CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES Company to Provide Support for Medicare Advantage Reimbursements

August, 2011

Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA), a veteran-owned high-technology consulting firm specializing in information technology (IT) services for the government, today announced it has been awarded a five-year, $15 million contract by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The contract, awarded through the Enterprise Systems Development ID/IQ vehicle, is to provide support for CMS' Medicare Advantage program reimbursements.

"CMS provides critical healthcare-related benefits to individuals who may otherwise find it difficult to receive such coverage," said David W. Bower, DCCA CEO. "We have been helping CMS support this mission for over a decade and DCCA remains committed to ensuring our customers receive the best service possible. This commitment has contributed to a cooperative long-standing relationship."

Under the terms of the agreement, DCCA will provide analytical and technical services in support of generating and verifying monthly payments to organizations associated with CMS' Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage includes health and prescription drug plans offered by approved private insurance companies. On a monthly basis, CMS provides over $12 billion in payment reimbursements through this program.

DCCA has been supporting CMS' Medicare Advantage and other Managed Care programs for over 15 years. As recently as this year, DCCA completed a legacy system redesign which not only brought CMS' Plan Payment System software and hardware up-to-date with their technical architecture standards, but also provided them with a new user interface that helps CMS perform more efficient payment validations and adjustments.

"We appreciate the confidence CMS has shown in DCCA over the years," said Bower. "And we are certainly looking forward to our continued partnership."

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