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Use Medicaid Enterprise System Procurement to Enable State Medicaid Agency Evolution

Published: 22 May 2018

ID: G00355647

Analyst(s): Bryan Cole


Federal regulations force state Medicaid agencies to change procurement practices, while technology change and beneficiary demographic trends alter long-term program goals. CIOs must make incremental pragmatic advances in planning, IT strategy and staff structures to enable agency-wide evolution.

Table Of Contents


  • State Medicaid Agency CIOs Wrestle With MITA 3.0's Procurement Practices and Enterprise Architecture Requirements
  • MITA 3.0 Drives Investment in State Medicaid Agency IT Capabilities
  • Medicaid Program Change Demands a Pace-Layered Application Strategy
  • A Modular Procurement Model Requires a Bimodal IT Staffing Capability
  • Conclusion: Match Bimodal With MITA 3.0 to Better Manage Procurements

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