Chief Information Officer –
Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3)

Contract Number: HHSN316201200046W

Task Order Types


Points of Contact

Program Manager – Primescape

Bob Pick
Telephone: 703-650-4744

Program Manager – SGT

Douglas Hayes
Telephone: 301-313-3503

Deputy Program Manager and SGT-CTA Business Development Lead

Joe Fields
Telephone: 301-489-1151

Contract Administrator – Primescape

Wayne Hull
Telephone: 703-650-1835

Contract Administratorv– SGT

Julie Smith
Telephone: 301-486-3178

The Team

Primescape Solutions, Inc. is a SBA-certified small, disadvantaged business that has been providing information technology and professional support services to the Federal Government since 1998. Primescape services include infrastructure management, applications delivery, business intelligence, and strategic business consulting. We also bring health care experience to the Team through our support of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) where we designed, developed, and maintained the system that supports the Section 340B discount drug program. Primescape has demonstrated experience supporting 8 of the 10 (1,2,4,5,6,7,8 & 10) task areas awarded to the SGT-CTA team.

SGT has successfully supported a broad-range of civilian and defense clients with our leadership in program management, IT, engineering, and science expertise. Clients include: NASA, NOAA, USGS, DOT, NSA, USAF, and NRO, as well as many other federal customers. Our average more than 94% award fees offer testimony of our ability to provide exceptional service. We hold the following certifications: ISO 9001:2008; AS9100C; ISO20000; CMMI Level 3.

In addition to Primescape Solutions, other members of the SGT-CTA Team are:

Palmetto GBA (Palmetto) has supported the Government Programs Division of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina (BCBS of SC) for more than 12 years. Palmetto is the largest and most diverse Medicare contractor in the nation. Thousands of health care providers and several million consumers across the country rely on Palmetto’s award winning business model to meet the demands and stay ahead of an ever-changing health care market.

Southern Research Institute (SR) brings to our Team the unique ability to combine high-quality biomedical research with our IT expertise. The comprehensive nature of SR’s life sciences program supports research in biochemistry, oncology, virology, bacteriology, toxicology, pharmacology, immunology, and organic, computational, and analytical chemistry. As a result of its long-term experience (over 40 years) in life science research, SR is recognized internationally for development of over 20 cancer therapeutics and the evaluation of antiviral and antimicrobial drugs, biologicals, vaccines, as well as for the excellence of its infectious disease-related programs. Within its Engineering Division, which includes such environmental and energy capabilities as emissions control and waste water treatment, as well as materials science and mechanical engineering, SR has been at the forefront of supporting the objectives of clients such as DoD, DoT, EPA, NASA, and a variety of other governmental and private sector clients.

Key Subcontractors

TestPros is a small business providing Independent IT auditing, quality assurance (QA), independent verification and validation (IV&V), oversight, compliance, security assessment, software assurance, software development, Help Desk and related services to government and commercial industry. In addition to their uniquely focused IV&V and other software assurance qualifications, TestPros was added to the Team because of their significant experience in supporting various Department of Defense medical information systems.

Strategic Health Solutions (SHS) is a woman-owned small business that provides professional health care-related solutions and services for state and federal government agencies including five prime contracts with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). They provide subject matter expertise in detecting and preventing fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, including the new Prescription Drug Benefit program and providing medical review for Medicare appeals and in support of benefit integrity work. Employing trainers and educators, medical reviewers, data analysts, and healthcare policy experts, SHS develops targeted, insightful solutions for their clients.

Contract Information

CIO-SP3 provides a highly flexible contracting option for obtaining the full-range IT services and solutions under the 10 task areas listed below.

> Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare

> Task Area 2: Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support

> Task Area 3: Imaging

> Task Area 4: Outsourcing

> Task Area 5: IT Operations and Maintenance

> Task Area 6: Integration Services

> Task Area 7: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance

> Task Area 8: Digital Government

> Task Area 9: Enterprise Resource Planning

> Task Area 10: Software Development

Examples of the wide variety of work supported under these task areas can be found in Article C.2 in the copy of our attached contract.

CIO-SP3 Benefits

>  Fast streamlined ordering process – work can begin in as little as 30 days

>  Agency submits RFP to NIH for free 24 hour assessment

>  If in scope NIH distributes RFP to CIO-SP3 contractors

>  Contractors respond with proposals

>  Agency selects awardee and issues a task order and related documents

>  Open to all federal agencies with agency level control (no delegation of authority required)

>  Flexible pricing options including Time and materials (T&M) Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF), as well as ‘hybrid” pricing that may include 2 or more of these pricing options

>  Worldwide performance area

>  Low 1% access fee

>  Secure, easy to use electronic government order system (eGOS)

>  Free training on GWACs, FAR 16,  and NITAAC contracts & order system training – certification awarded for two continuous learning points)

>  Limited protest ability on orders under $10 million

>  Wide range of labor categories to fulfill requirements

>  Competition based pricing

>  Flexibility to add additional subcontractors or labor categories as required to meet evolving or specialized requirements

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Contract Expiration Date: May 31, 2022

Program Ceiling: $20 billion

About CIO-SP3

The Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) intends to provide health and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. The contract also contains general IT services because medical systems are increasingly integrated within a broader IT architecture, requiring a systems approach to their implementation and a sound infrastructure for their operation.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been designated as an executive agent for purposes of providing Information Technology (IT) to the government. Under this authority, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) awarded multiple ten (10) year Indefinite Delivery – Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for which task orders can be placed utilizing Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Time and Materials (T&M), and Firm Fixed Price (FFP).


For complete contract information, see the NIH web site. then click CIO-SP3.

NIH CIO-SP3 Help Desk

Related Documents

CIO-SP3 Contractor Site Rates

CIO-SP3 Government Site Rates

CIO-SP3 Labor Category Descriptions

SGT-CTA CIO-SP3 Awarded Contract

CIO-SP3 Confirmed Contract