“The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hopes to test Accelerate – the first block-chain based program in the Federal government to get an authority-to-operate – in the coming fall and rollout the portal fully in the beginning of 2020.”
“Speaking at the Nextgov Emerging Tech Summit on Aug. 14, HHS CIO Jose Arrieta mentioned that HHS had begun developing microservices for its blockchain portal and that contracting officials will be empowered by more pricing breaks. He used price-matching at large retailers as an example of being able to see comparable discounts…” Read the full article here.
Source: HHS Hopes to Test Accelerate This Fall – August 15, 2019. MeriTalk.