Published On: Tue, Oct 6th, 2015

Unsuccessful bidders protest state health contract worth $4 billion

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Three losing bidders have filed a protest over the state’s selection of vendors for a multibillion-dollar Medicaid and PeachCare contract.Last month, four companies – Amerigroup, Peach State, WellCare and CareSource — were picked as winners of the contract to serve lower-income adults and children in Georgia. The contract for the “Care Management Organizations’’ is worth an estimated $4 billion over six years. The launch date for the new contract is July 1.But unsuccessful bidders Americhoice (a unit of UnitedHealthcare), Humana and AmeriHealth Caritas have appealed that decision by the Department of Administrative Services, which handles contracting in Georgia.

Source: Unsuccessful bidders protest state health contract | Georgia Health News

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