Karna, LLC awarded a $65M contract in support of the World Trade Center Health Program
Atlanta, Georgia, December 13, 2016 -- Officials with Karna, LLC announced today, that through a competitive procurement process, Karna was awarded a five-year contract to provide operational support services to the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) – a federal health care program for eligible responders and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The program is administered under CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Through this work, Karna will provide professional services and expertise in the areas of: member services and medical benefits support; medical claims processing; data management, analytics, and decision support; fraud, waste, and abuse monitoring and compliance; and, quality assurance and internal audits.
The award is among more than 40 active contracts that Karna currently has with CDC. The total contract value of the WTC of $65m over the next 5 years if all tasks and option periods are exercised. Ambica Yadav, Karna’s Founder and CEO noted: “Karna’s is honored to have been chosen to support a program so important to those affected by the tragic events of 9/11.” Wayne Myers, Managing Partner and COO added: “Karna continues to be the contractor of choice for CDC’s most important work including the Ebola and Zika emergency response efforts, lead poisoning surveillance, laboratory safety, and now this program.”