Note : Certain information has been omitted from this exhibit and filed separately with the Securities and Exchange Commission
pursuant to a request for confidential treatment in accordance with Rule 24b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended. The locations of these omissions are indicated in the exhibit by the following markings: [**].
Blanket Purchase Agreement
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
BPA Number: 101-049AH-005
Pursuant to the General Services Administration’s Federal Supply Schedule contract numbers GS-35F-0171L, the Contractor,
QuadraMed Corporation, agrees to the following terms of a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the Department of
Veterans Affairs. All orders placed under this BPA are subject to the terms and conditions of the FSS contracts, except as noted
In establishing the Encoder Product Suite BPA, the VA followed the BPA establishment procedures outlined in both FAR 8.405
and the GSA’s Special Ordering Procedures for Services. Therefore, competition has already been obtained, discounts
negotiated, and prices for services identified in the BPA determined to be fair and reasonable Orders are simply placed against
the BPA with no further documentation or justification required.
This BPA will further decrease costs, reduce paperwork, and save time by eliminating the need for repetitive, individual
purchases from the schedule contracts. The end result is to create a purchasing mechanism for the Government that works
better and costs less.
1. Background : The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a requirement for encoder software products and annual
maintenance. Encoders are software tools coders use to aid them in coding medical records. This software is used by all of the
medical facilities within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The purpose of this product is to provide facilities with the
ability to perform interim or final checks of institutional and professional fee e