National Government Services To Be Honored For Exceeding 9 Percent in Contracting Opportunities to Veteran-Owned and 3 Percent to Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

National Government ServicesTo Be Honored For Exceeding 9 Percent in Contracting Opportunities to Veteran-Owned and 3 Percent to Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

National Government Services announced today that it will be formally recognized at the 2013 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS) on June 11, 2013, in Reno, Nevada, for going above and beyond to make their acquisitions process-friendly for Veterans or taking significant actions to increase contracting or subcontracting opportunities.

The VETS, hosted by the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), will recognize federal agencies and prime contractors that met or exceeded the mandated goal of providing opportunities to Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small businesses (VOSB/SDVOSBs). During the VETS2013 Champions of Veteran Enterprise Awards luncheon, NVSBC will honor National Government Services for its excellence in working with VOSB/SDVOSBs.

“We are fortunate to have this opportunity to recognize the organizations and leaders responsible for awarding significant contracts to the veteran small business community. Leading by example, National Government Services has not only met, but exceeded the 3 percent government mandate. The Awards Luncheon is our way of saying ‘thank you’ for their support of our veteran entrepreneurs,” says Scott Denniston, executive director of the NVSBC.

"Earning this honor shows our company’s dedication to veterans and demonstrates an understanding that doing business with veterans isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s a smart business decision," said Mike Kapp, president of National Government Services. "I’m proud that National Government Services has been honored for exceeding the government mandate.”

For 46 years, National Government Services has been a trusted partner and innovative leader in federal health care contracting. Employing more than 1,900 associates, National Government Services is committed to providing robust health information technology and administrative services.As a Medicare contractor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), National Government Services processed 145 million Medicare claims and administered benefits of $59.9 billion from the Medicare Trust Fund in 2012. Additional information about National Government Services is available at .

VETS2013 assembles more than 300 stakeholders to discuss how to take full advantage of Federally mandated contracting opportunities specifically for Veteran-owned small businesses. The event includes representatives from the Veteran small business community, Federal agencies, and prime contractors who exchange knowledge and business opportunities in the classroom, the exhibit hall, and in one-on-one business sessions. To learn more and register for VETS2013 visit: email , or call 571-297-4039.

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