Oklahoma awards HMS Medicaid third-party cost containment contract that could extend until 2021

August 24, 2015

HMS has been awarded a contract by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to provide cost containment services for the SoonerCare, the state's Medicaid program. The contract will see HMS provide coordination of benefits to maximize cost savings from third party collections for SoonerCare's 825,000 members. The contract, including the base year and renewal options, extends through June 30, 2021. The company says that since becoming an OHCA partner in 2002, it has facilitated the recovery of more than $250 million to the State of Oklahoma from Medicaid overpayments.