New Mexico signs pact with ACS for fiscal agent services

New Mexico has awarded an eight-year, $82.5 million contract to Affiliated Computer Services Inc. to deliver fiscal agent services to the state's Human Services Department.

Under terms of the contract, ACS of Dallas will operate New Mexico's Medicaid management information system and provide full fiscal agent services. ACS has supported the state's Medicaid system since 1994, the company added.

ACS currently supports 20 million Medicaid program recipients and processes nearly 475 million Medicaid health-care claims annually, representing more than $47 billion in provider statements. ACS serves 32 pharmacy benefit programs in 26 states and the District of Columbia with drug expenditures totaling over $14 billion.

Ethan Butterfield is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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