Cogent People provides Project Management & Requirements Management services on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Marketplace Integrated Data Collaboration and Analytics Platform (MIDCAP) Management contract. MIDCAP is an integrated data collaboration platform that aims to consolidate and streamline data operations in the Marketplace, improve data quality and timeliness, and support improved data analytics through improved tools and self-serve options. MIDCAP will allow CMS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) to determine the feasibility of its long-term data strategy vision through a careful evaluation of available technologies and services and implement minimum viable products (MVP) for the Enrollment Reconciliation and Plan Review, Certification & Approval business processes.
Cogent People performs the following core functions on this contract:
- Project Management
- Requirements Management
- Develop and enforce Quality Level Rules, Agreements, and Standards
- Document MIDCAP Data Management Functions
- Change and Release Management Coordination
Cogent People has received tremendous appreciation for its proactiveness and the delivery of excellent work products. The work products delivered to CMS Marketplace IT Group (MITG) were commended for completeness, accuracy, and high quality. Business users in CMS Marketplace Plan Management Group (MPMG) are highly appreciative of the work performed by our team and have requested our continuous involvement in the planning, project management and requirements phases for the Plan Management Modernization effort. In a very short period, our team has gained the respect and confidence from multiple business groups – MPMG and CMS Division of Enrollment Payment Data (DEPD). Our team’s efforts to proactively understand and address business problems has been universally appreciated and team’s inputs are considered valuable and in high demand.