Ascend IST has extensive experience working across multiple CMS / CMMI projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), working across multiple contract vehicles and Healthcare projects.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMSCMMIAscend IST has worked across multiple innovative healthcare payment models at CMS and Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). We have provided XLC, TRA, Security, SCA, Agile and ATO consultations to multiple projects currently underway at the Innovation Center. We work with CMMI to provide state-of-the-art support and services.

The projects we have worked on include the following:

  • MH (Million Hearts)
  • CCJR (Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement)
  • HPI (Health Plan Innovations)
  • HHVBP (Home Healthcare Value Based Purchasing)
  • CPC (Comprehensive Primary Care)
  • OCM (Oncology Care Model)
  • NCBP (Non-Claims Based Payments)
  • Collaboration Site L&D (Learning and Diffusion)
  • HCIA (Healthcare Innovation Awards)
  • CEC (Comprehensive ESRD Care)
  • Salesforce / LOI (Letter of Intent)
  • Salesforce / RFA (Request for Access)
  • Salesforce / Learning and Diffusion
  • ACO (Accountable Care Organizations)
  • LSACO (Learning System for ACO Pioneer Platform)
  • BCARE (Bundled Payments for Care Improvement)
  • BPCI Evaluation (Bundled Payments for Care Improvement)
  • RF (Reusable Framework)
  • IC (Innovation Center) Landing Page

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

US-DeptOfVeteransAffairsAscend IST has extensive experience working across multiple PMO offices, utilizing and guiding projects through both the Project Management Accountability System (PMAS) and working with the Veteran-focused Integration Process (VIP). Ascend IST personnel have worked successfully across the VLER PMO, helping to achieve and realize healthcare interoperability between the VA and DoD, along with Salesforce implementations within the VA. We look to continue to help and support our Veterans!

Our expertise include the following:

  • Corporate Portfolio, BAM, and HAPE PMO Experience and Expertise
  • IBM Rational Tool Experts
  • VCE / BAM Pillar Support
  • One-VA Technical Reference Model (TRM)
  • Translating Requirements from PMAS BRD to VIP Epics & User Stories
  • Salesforce Development
  • Project Management & Agile Project Management
  • Requirements Gathering, Analysis and User Story Development
  • Performance Testing and Reporting

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