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The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC Contract)

The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) is a $25 billion dollar, 10-year, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) acquisition vehicle that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and any Health and Human Services (HHS) Operating Divisions can use to procure information technology (IT) professional services and solutions.

The purpose of the CMS SPARC Contract is to provide strategic, technical, and program management guidance and support services, to facilitate the modernization of CMS business processes and supporting systems. It is available to all components within CMS and HHS Operating Divisions to procure IT System development services, from end to end. This contract vehicle will be used for all components within CMS and all HHS Operating Divisions; and it is multiple award AWAC.

Services available through CMS 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) Service
  • Maintenance Service
  • Support Services
  • Data Request Services
  • Help Desk Support Services
  • Contractual advantages for Government buyers
  • No administrative fee on Task Orders
  • Shortened procurement lead-time
  • Available Sole Source for Task Orders under $4 million

Teaming Partner PRIME: 3T Federal-SITS JV LLC

Tracks: 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned, HUB Zone, Small Business

Contract Number: HHSM-500-2017-00004I

Period of Contract: 6/8/2016 – 6/7/2026

Teaming Partner PRIME: Technalink-SITS, LLC

Tracks: 8(a), Woman-Owned, and Small business

Contract Number: HHSM-500-2017-00052I

Period of Contract: 6/8/2016 – 6/7/202