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    IBM to Pay $14.8 Million to Settle Failed Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Rollout

    Mikaela Berst

    On June 14, 2019, the Department of Justice announced a settlement agreement under which International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Cúram Software will pay $14.8 million to settle alleged violations of the False Claims Act (FCA).

    The settlement concerns a contract awarded to Cúram-IBM in February 2012 for the development of Maryland’s Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) website and IT platform, and resolves allegations of material misrepresentations concerning the ability of Cúram’s existing software to meet the state’s technical requirements, the development status of the Cúram for Health Care Reform software, and the integration of Cúram software with other components necessary for the HIX website.

    Read more at the U.S. Department of Justice

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