“Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has won a $453 million prime contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modernize and improve GI Bill claims processing for veterans, service members and their dependents.”
“Under the Digital GI Bill Delivery Program, AFS will improve education claims processing and transform other education and management systems for VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) through automation, user interface / user experience design, service transformation, analytics, and other modern IT services. AFS’ work includes configuring the GI Bill Claims Processing and Management Service by implementing updates required by the Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 and providing IT and management consulting services.”
“The contract runs for a base period of seven months with nine, one-year option periods. AFS will serve as the prime for this modernization effort, leading an integrated team of 12 subcontractors.”
“VA began transforming the education benefits of the GI Bill more than a decade ago with the passage of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This contract will further transform the agency’s work…” Read the press release here.
Source: Accenture Federal Services Wins $453 Million Veterans Affairs Contract to Support and Modernize GI Bill Benefits Processing — March 29, 2021. Accenture.
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