The purpose of this contract is to provide strategic, technical, and program management guidance and support services, to facilitate the modernization of CMS business processes and supporting systems.
SPARC is a multiple award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), performance-based contract. It is available to all components within Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and all Health and Human Services (HHS) Operating Divisions to procure IT System development services, from end to end.

Advantages for Customers

  • $25 billion ceiling
  • No administrative fee
  • Shortened procurement lead time
  • Access to high-quality industry partners
  • Partners offer agile, waterfall, and hybrid methodology
  • Small business set-aside
  • Socioeconomic credit potential

Point of Contact: 
Program Manager: Edward Nogas
Phone: 202-517-7187 EXT 504

Services available through SPARC

  • Initiation, concept, and planning services
  • Requirements services
  • Design Services
  • Development Services
  • Testing Services
  • Security Control Assessment (SCA) services
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services
  • Maintenance services
  • Support services
  • Data request services
  • Help Desk support services