Karna, LLC awarded a $65M contract in support of the World Trade Center Health Program
Atlanta, Georgia, December 13, 2016 -- Karna, LLC officials announced today the ignition of a five-year contract with the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) – a federal health care program for eligible responders and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Through a competitive procurement process, Karna was awarded the opportunity to provide operational support services to the program administered under CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for a total contract value of $65m over the next five years if all tasks and option periods are exercised.
“Karna is honored to have been chosen to support a program so important to those affected by the tragic events of 9/11.”, remarked Karna’s Founder and CEO, Ambica Yadav.
“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,” added Managing Partner and COO, Wayne Myers.
Throughout the contract, 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.