NORFOLK, Va., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ARDX, a leading health management and IT consulting firm, is excited to announce that they have been awarded to the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quality (IDIQ) performance-based contract, valued at a ceiling of $1.2 billion over the next five-years. SAMHSA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), promotes and implements prevention and early intervention strategies to reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders in America's communities.
"We are so proud to have the opportunity to work with SAMHSA," states Brooke Patterson, Senior Vice President of Government Services of ARDX. "This contract further strengthens our long standing relationship with HHS, and solidifies both ARDX and our team, as experts in the healthcare management and IT industry, while helping to navigate through our nation's evolving healthcare challenges."
As part of this contract, ARDX will provide SAMHSA officials with expertise in planning, implementing, and reporting on various initiatives to help achieve their mission in reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America's communities. ARDX will have the opportunity to compete on a variety of tasks to create customized programs that will allow SAMHSA grantees, community-based organizations, stakeholders, politicians, and advocates to identify lessons learned, challenges, and best practices within the behavioral health community.
"We are simply honored that SAMHSA has selected ARDX to support their mission in advocating for mental health and substance abuse awareness," states Angela D. Reddix, President and CEO of ARDX. "Since the inception of ARDX, our community programs have been Shining a Light on Mental Wellness. We understand the impact that behavioral health advocacy has on our communities, as well as the significant role it plays in improving our nation's healthcare."
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Understanding the policy behind our nation's evolving healthcare environment is what sets ARDX apart. As a leading healthcare management and IT consulting firm, ARDX works to deliver integrated management and technology solutions to various healthcare delivery settings, including government agencies, payers, providers, physician groups, and healthcare organizations.
Through customizable and efficient solutions focused on Population Health, Payment Reform, and Patient-Centered Care & Outcomes, ARDX continues to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of our nation's healthcare. Our goal is simple, we help our clients affect change that matters: better health, better access, and lower cost of care.
Founded in 2006, ARDX is a Virginia-based corporation that has undergone significant growth as a SBA 8(a), 8(m), SDB, and SWaM certified company. Our process-driven philosophies and commitment to quality has earned ARDX the ISO 9001:2008 and CMMI Level 3 certifications, as well as the ANAB accreditation. ARDX is also on the GSA PPS (MOBIS), 8(a) Stars (pending), GSA IT 70 (pending), CIO SP3 SB (pending), SPARC SB Prime, SAMHSA, and SeaPort-e schedules.
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