The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (Small Business), or SPARC, is a multiple award, IDIQ, performance-based contract that is available to all components within CMS and all Health and Human Services (HHC) operating divisions to procure IT system development services from end to end.

The scope of work under the SPARC IDIQ Contract entails the planning, design, development, testing, implementation, operations coordination, and maintenance for CMS’ and HHS/HHS OPDIVS automated systems and business application software that integrate hardware, software, and communication technologies.


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Contract Number: HHSM-500-2017-00018I

Period of Performance:
February 21, 2017 –February 20, 2022 (Base)
February 21, 2022 –February 20, 2027 (Option)

Vehicle Type: Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)

Contracting Agency: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

CTIS Role: Prime

Task Order Types: Cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF), cost-plus award-fee (CPAF), cost plus incentive (CPI), firm-fixed-price (FFP), firm fixed price award fee (FFPAF), fixed price incentive (FPI), time and materials (T&M) and labor hour (LH).

Services Provided under SPARC: Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services; Requirements Services; Design Services; Development Services; Testing Services; Security Control Assessment (SCA) Services; Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Services; Maintenance Services; Support Services; Data Request Services; Help Desk Support Services