California health insurance exchange contract goes to Accenture

California health insurance

Following competitive bidding, the state has made its award. Following a highly competitive bidding process, Accenture has been selected by the state in order to provide its California health insurance exchange. It is now responsible for the statewide California Healthcare Enrollment, Eligibility, and Retention System (CalHEERS). This contract has been valued at approximately $359 million, and is broken down into payments of $183 million for the initial creation, development and implementation by October of next year, followed by $176 million for the ongoing development as well as the cost of…

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