General Dynamics Awarded $20 Million for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services IT Support

   General Dynamics Awarded $20 Million for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
                             Services IT Support

PR Newswire

FAIRFAX, Va., April 30, 2013

FAIRFAX, Va., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has
been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services'
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to support the Beneficiary
Eligibility Suite of Systems Transactions (BESST) program. The BESST systems
maintain Medicare beneficiary eligibility information and support critical
components of CMS's core healthcare mission. This contract has a potential
value of $19.9 million over five years.

Under this contract, General Dynamics will help maintain and enhance BESST
systems. The company will create and maintain critical links between new and
existing CMS systems as well as implement software enhancements.
Additionally, General Dynamics' experts will provide program management,
documentation and training services and support special projects for the HIPAA
Eligibility Transaction System. Work will be performed in the Baltimore, Md.,
area.

"The systems maintained by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are
critical to ensuring beneficiaries receive accurate and efficient services,"
said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of General Dynamics Information
Technology's Health and Civilian Solutions division. "General Dynamics
supports CMS on many of its core programs and we will leverage this experience
to bring additional value to the BESST program."

General Dynamics delivers operations and maintenance support for several
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services programs including the Early Retiree
Reinsurance Program (ERRP), Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) program and the ViPS
Medicare System (VMS).

For more information about General Dynamics Information Technology, please
visit www.gdit.com.

SOURCE General Dynamics Information Technology

Website: http://www.gdit.com
Contact: Media: Mark Meudt, General Dynamics Information Technology, (703)
995-4994, or Investors: Erin Linnihan, General Dynamics, (703) 876-3583
 
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