How To Do Business With Altarum
Altarum has a suite of easy-to-use contracts that allow quick access to our services. All of the contract vehicles listed here are well established, user-friendly, and encourage clients to reach us. Altarum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit health care research and consulting organization.

For more information, please contact:

Christin Hitchcock
Manager, Contracts & Proposal Management

Altarum welcomes partnerships with small businesses of all kinds in the areas of health policy research, program evaluation, and any service we provide. Click here to learn more about small business partnerships with Altarum.

Altarum offers the following contract vehicles:

GSA Schedules

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) IDIQ Contract

  • To support the evaluation of the effectiveness of HRSA sponsored activities
  • To strengthen evaluation capacity

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) IDIQ Contract

  • Pilot and Evaluation Projects
  • Statistical Projects
  • Program Related Projects
  • Policy Formation and Analysis
  • Program Marketing and Projects
  • Communication Projects
  • Analytical Projects
  • Technical Assistance and Training Projects
  • SAMHSA Data Strategy Projects
  • Web and Extranet Site Projects

Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission

  • Studies and analyses on a wide range of topics relating to Medicaid and CHIP, including managed care
  • Payment, access, quality, program integrity, and spending issues

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Program Support Center (PSC)

  • Policy and program assessment
  • Evaluation design
  • Technical assistance services to all federal and state government agencies

TRICARE Evaluation, Analysis, Management Support (TEAMS) IDIQ

  • Program Management Support Services
  • Studies and Analysis
  • Performance Based Budgeting/Financial Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Functional Validation and Verification
  • Records Management
  • Information Management
  • Acquisition Management
  • Logistical Support

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) IDIQ

  • Linkages to care
  • Program evaluation
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Training and technical assistance

CIO-SP3 Partners

Altarum is part of the Aquilent team selected as one of the awardees for the Chief Information Officers-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) government-wide acquisition contract.

Contract Overview

  • Period of Performance: 6/1/12 through 5/31/22
  • Length of Contract: 10 Years
  • Contract Name: Chief Information Officer - Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3)
  • Contract Number: HHSN316201200005W
  • Contract Type: Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Task Order (FFP, CPFF, CPAF, T&M)
  • Location: Aquilent, Inc., Laurel, MD


  • Can be used across the federal government for anything IT
  • Fair and reasonable rates negotiated at the master contract level
  • Streamlined ordering and procedures save time, money, and resources
  • Task orders may be awarded in 30 days or less
  • Web-based systems automate task and delivery order competition, management, awardee selection, and notification
  • Agile and flexible in support of all contract types

Available Services
CIO-SP3 support services cover the full gamut of information technology efforts. The task areas below outline the types of work that can be awarded under this vehicle.

  • Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Services, and Healthcare
  • Task Area 2: Chief Information Officer Support
  • Task Area 3: Imaging
  • Task Area 4: Outsourcing
  • Task Area 5: IT Operations and Maintenance
  • Task Area 6: Integration Services
  • Task Area 7: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
  • Task Area 8: Digital Government
  • Task Area 9: Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Task Area 10: Software Development
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For additional information regarding CIO-SP3, please visit the NITAAC site.
Aquilent’s CIO-SP3 page:


Christin Hitchcock
Manager, Contracts & Proposal Management


Anya Day
CIOSP3 Coordinator