Cognosante's Work in Action

Helping Veterans Regain Freedom and Independence

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Awareness Month highlights Veterans living with spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D), all Veterans with disabilities, and the people, programs, and services that make their lives easier.  We’re proud to recognize our own service-disabled employees for the sacrifices they have made for our country, and their contributions to our customers. We […]

Securing Sensitive Data and Systems in the Cloud

Security must be the foundation of any large government cloud project. Fortunately, today’s cloud-based environments are more secure than on-premises data centers. Agencies looking to benefit from cloud technology can do so with the confidence that sensitive data will be protected, in accordance with the highest Federal standards of security and privacy. The current challenge […]

Driving Successful Government Cloud Initiatives with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Cognosante solves problems with technology, innovation, and purpose. As an Advanced Consulting partner and member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner Program, we have access to a flexible, scalable, and secure technology platform that can drive the solutions that improve people’s lives. The Public Sector Partner Program recognizes entities that have demonstrated […]

Improving Customer Experiences with Data Insights

Context: The Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) established by CMS provides individuals and small businesses a “one-stop shop” for private health insurance options. Throughout the FFM enrollment process, discrepancies arise that need to be investigated and reconciled in a timely manner so that customers receive the correct coverage, and plan issuers receive the correct payments.   Challenge: Each year, taxpayers who obtain insurance through the […]

Automating case resolution in the Marketplace

CONTEXT As part of the Affordable Care Act, taxpayers who obtain insurance through healthcare.gov receive a 1095a tax form which explains their coverage and any premium tax credit they have received. It is then used to reconcile any coverage detail discrepancies reported by the consumer after receiving the form at tax time. A case must […]

Performing independent security assessments

Context To implement key provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides matching funds to state health agencies for major health information technology (IT) initiatives. State health agencies receiving Federal funding to implement their health IT solutions must adhere to security requirements specified by CMS in the Minimum […]