Maricom Systems Awarded $9.6 Million to Provide Contact Center Operations for the Department of Health and Human Services Early

BALTIMORE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Maricom Systems, Inc. ( announced today that it has been awarded a $9.6 million contract, should all options be exercised, with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide Contact Center operations for the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP).

Congress enacted the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) under the Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010 to encourage the retention of employer-sponsored health benefits coverage and to lower cost of these benefits to early retirees and their families. The ERRP will reimburse employers and other plan sponsors for a portion of the costs incurred in providing continued group health benefits to early retirees and their eligible dependents.

Under the ERRP Contact Center award, the Maricom Team will respond to telephone and written inquiries, and requests for other forms of technical support.  The ERRP Contact Center will provide a single point of contact for plan sponsors, and will be critical to the program's success.

About Maricom Systems

Maricom Systems is an IT technology solutions firm, specializing in Data Integration and Management, Software Development, Business Intelligence Solutions, and Contact Center Support. Located within the Baltimore-Washington corridor with offices in Woodlawn and Lutherville, Maricom has worked successfully with Federal, State and local government agencies, and with commercial businesses, providing management, maintenance, and support of large and complex data environments.  As a provider of Healthcare IT, Maricom Systems has successfully supported HHS, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Medicare program since 1996, providing technical solutions and management for a diverse range of information technology needs including database administration, data management, application development, business intelligence and contact center support.

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