Longevity Consulting Awarded Contract to Provide Continuity of Operations Support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Washington, DC – September 15, 2015 – Longevity Consulting, one of Washington D.C.’s leading providers of information continuity of operations support and planning, was awarded a multi-year contract by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to support and augment the continuity and contingency planning emergency preparedness and response activities under the Emergency Preparedness and Response Operations (EPRO) organization.

“We’re excited to help CMS achieve their objective of leveraging business continuity best practices and technology solutions,” said Eric Thompson, Chief Operations Officer of Longevity Consulting. The CMS COOP Program and emergency response procedures help to ensure that CMS is able to continue critical business functions and processes during and after an emergency event. “Longevity is committed to creating a seamless, dependable solution for CMS that will ensure their operational viability in the event of an emergency.”

CMS has established a COOP program in accordance with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Continuity Policy Implementation Plan, as well as procedures to support the Department of Health and Human Services response to all-hazards domestic emergencies. CMS continuity planning works in conjunction with contingency planning of information systems in accordance with the US Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology recommended security controls. CMS EPRO has responsibility for the development of continuity plans and procedures, the execution of those plans and procedures when the CMS COOP Plan is activated, and for the coordination of the CMS response for all-hazards emergency events.

With offices in DC and Virginia, Longevity Consulting is a full service information technology firm providing clients with a broad range of business solutions, from support services to system integrations, enabling our clients to improve and maximize their IT operations.

About Longevity Consulting

Longevity Consulting is an information technology, solution based, full service organization, dedicated to producing results. We are an SBA 8(a) Certified, Veteran Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business, and our goal is to create a collaborative environment between our consultants and our clients. This synergistic relationship helps identify ways to improve our clients’ business and better positions our company to provide the most appropriate solution for each client engagement. For more information about Longevity Consulting, please visit us at