SLI is providing Test Management services to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) with its implementation of a $69 million replacement Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), and $196 million for fiscal agent services for 4 base years and 1 option year; for a total contract amount of $265 million.
The North Carolina Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Project is a turnkey development project where the design, development, and implementation (DDI) vendor is using a COTS MMIS product as the base, with customizations and extensions to meet North Carolina specific requirements. The DDI vendor began work in early 2009. SysTest Labs became engaged as the test management vendor in the fall of 2009. The current planned implementation date is August 2011.
As the Test Management vendor, SLI's primary services include:
- Review and Monitoring of DDI Vendor Test Practices. Detailed assessment and analysis of the system and integration test methodologies, practices, and outcomes of the DDI vendor’s test activities, to include weekly analysis reports throughout the test phase.
- Support Test Knowledge Transfer to DHHS Participants. Through interactive training sessions, strengthen DHHS SME testing skills in test process, procedures, and standards of testing
- Plan, Lead, and Manage State led User Acceptance Testing. Define and implement User Acceptance test planning, execution, and reporting for the MMIS project and supplemental projects, including the Reporting & Analytics (data warehouse) and Business Process Automation Systems (facilities licensing and inspection); focus testing efforts in a value-added fashion that achieves the best return on investment and overlaps the DDI test efforts only where prudent and necessary
- Provide Specialty Test Services. Conduct specialized testing support, to include security and performance testing
- Work with the North Carolina Office MMIS Services (OMMISS) to determine the level of appropriate penetration testing activities to be performed
- Conduct Vulnerability Assessments beginning with a thorough review of configurations, requirements, and specifications of the application, interfaces, network, database, and system hardware
- Work with DHHS and the DDI vendor to define the workloads to be tested, develop the scripts to be executed, and configure appropriate tool settings for execution with the objective of simulating real-world conditions