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Study: Medicare contractors vulnerable to conflicts

Firms that are paid tens of millions of dollars to root out Medicare fraud are bidding on contracts to investigate companies they are doing business with, sometimes their own parent companies, according to a government report released Tuesday.

Tags: industry , acquisition , CMS

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 02:01pm EDT

IG: Medicare contractors vulnerable to conflicts of interest

Firms that are paid tens of millions of dollars to root out Medicare fraud are bidding on contracts to investigate companies they are doing business with, sometimes their own parent companies, according to a government report released Tuesday.

Tags: CMS , Daniel Levinson , HHS OIG , Medicare fraud , contracting , acquisition , industry

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 05:19pm EDT

Air Force awards 5 contracts for cybersecurity project

The Air Force has awarded contracts to five companies to help it with a long-term cybersecurity project.

Tags: Air Force , contracting , acquisition , DoD , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 08:30am EDT

Lockheed announces 740 job cuts to D.C.-based unit

Lockheed Martin, one of the world's largest defense contractors, has announced a 5 percent workforce reduction at its Mission Systems and Sensors (MS2)business area. The company said it notified 308 of its U.S.-based employees Tuesday "that they will no longer have employment with the company," according to a release.

Tags: acquisition , industry , contracting , layoffs , budget , Lockheed Martin , Dale Bennett , Robert Stevens

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 07:53pm EDT

All things small biz

Author Steve Koprince will talk about his book and the challenges facing small business contractors.
July 9, 2012(Encore presentation August 6, 2012)

Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , Steve Koprince , small business , SBA , set asides , SDVOSB , Subcontracting , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 07/09/2012, 07:36pm EDT
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GSA readying phase 2 of print management strategic sourcing BPA

The agency released a request for information last month detailing copier and print managed services requirements. GSA awarded a strategic sourcing contract to 11 vendors in September for basic print management services under the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , industry , GSA , OFPP , Joe Jordan , strategic sourcing , print management , Jason Miller

Friday - 07/06/2012, 05:45pm EDT

GSA schedules

Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coaltiion for Government Procurement, talks about what's ahead for the GSA Multiple Award Schedules Program.
July 3, 2012

Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , Carolyn Alston , Coalition for Government Procurement , GSA schedules , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 08:17pm EDT
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Contractors in Growth Niches Top $100 Million: BGOV Insight

Companies specializing in health technology, surveillance and services for military special operations bucked the decline in federal contract spending last year, according to a Bloomberg Government report.

Tags: Brian Friel , Bloomberg Government , Federal Drive , small business , contracting , industry , acquisition

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 11:42am EDT
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What's ahead for small business?

Tom Johnson, publisher of Set-Aside Alert talks about the challenges facing contractors.
July 2, 2012(Encore presentation August 20, 2012)

Tags: acquisition , contracting , government market , Tom Johnson , Set Aside Alert , set-asides , small business , DoD , Department of Veteran Affairs , OMB , Mythbusters , IT procurements , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 07/02/2012, 11:37pm EDT
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DHS hones dynamic approach to securing agency computer networks

Homeland Security releases policy and guidance on how departments and vendors will implement continuous monitoring and get away from static reports on the cyber health of their systems. DHS is hoping Congress approves a $200 million funding request to buy five different commercial cyber tools, a dashboard and a security data warehouse in 2013.

Tags: technology , acquisition , contracting , industry , DHS , cybersecurity , John Streufert , continuous monitoring , FISMA , cloud computing , FedRAMP , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 05:20am EDT
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