Hawaii Medicare extends contract with ACS
Hawaii Department of Human Services' Med-QUEST Division has extended its contract with Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), a business process outsourcing and IT provider, to continue providing fiscal agent and pharmacy benefits management (PBM) services to the state's Medicaid program.

The contracts with six-month extensions are valued at a combined $6.4 million.

According to the Dallas-based ACS, it has provided fiscal agent services, which include mailroom, claims receipt, sorting, screening and imaging and PBM services, which include pharmacy claims processing, automated prior authorizations, call center prior authorizations, drug rebate administration and help desk services, to Hawaii's Medicaid program since 2001.