ER Williams Awarded Prime Contract for Business Operations Contract and Budget Support for TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) Defense Health Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (DHCAPE) Program Office May 25, 2013
Silver Spring, MD: ER Williams, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a contract to provide TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) Defense Health Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (DHCAPE) with Category 1 Procurement, Budget, and Financial Support Services that includes acquisition and contract coordination and management; budget planning, preparation, and execution; database management services; and senior level analytical and technical ad hoc support services. ER Williams was selected because we provide expert business and acquisition management practices; sound consultation and advisory support; budget, financial and cost estimation services; survey studies program evaluation operational activities, and administrative support functions.
DHCAPE is under the authority of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense/Health Affairs (OASD/HA)/TRICARE Management Activity (TMA). TMA, the Defense Department agency that administers the health care plan for the uniformed services, retirees and their families, serves more than 9.7 million eligible beneficiaries worldwide. DHCAPE is the financial problem-solving clearinghouse, program evaluation, enterprise data management and program/cost assessment arm of TMA executive leadership, and is expected to tackle a very broad range of issues, many with very high visibility and short turnaround times (i.e. Congressional and OASD/TMA requests). DHCAPE also supports performance-based decision making and execution through the analysis, evaluation, the development of metrics; conducting and analyzing beneficiary/customer satisfaction through surveys and assessments.
ERW is a minority-owned Small Business specializing in providing Acquisition and Contract Management, Financial Management, Portfolio Management, Quality Assurance, and Information Technology services to the Military Health System. Over the past 12 years, ERW has grown to become a leading small business provider of Acquisition Services, Financial Management and Advisory & Assistance Services (A&AS) to the Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD/HA) and TRICARE Management Activity (TMA). We have been an integral business partner of the DHCAPE Program Office since 2005.