Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC)

The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) is a $25B performance-based Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract that will be the primary vehicle for HHS and CMS to acquire cost effective and innovative IT services for the next 10 years.

Contract Vehicle Details

Contract Type Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)
Contract Type(s) Issued Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF)
Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF)
Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee (CPIF)
Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP)
Firm-Fixed-Price-Award-Fee (FFPAF)
Labor Hour (LH)
Time and Materials (T&M)
Performance Period Ten years: five-year base period with one five-year option period
SPARC Website
ASSYST Contract Number HHSM-500-2016-00031I

Khalil Zebdi
V.P. of Business Development
Phone: 703-230-3103


Available Services

The types of services available include the following:

  • Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services
  • Requirements Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Design Services
  • Development Services
  • Test Services
  • Security Control Assessment SCA Services
  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Services
  • Maintenance Services
  • Data Request Services
  • Help Desk Support Services