Infosys Public Services to provide IT support to CareFirst

Infosys Public Services to provide IT support to CareFirst New Delhi: Infosys Public Services, a US-based subsidiary of Infosys, Thursday said CareFirst BlueCross Blueshield (CareFirst) has selected it to support IT operations and provide application development, besides other support services as part of a new managed services contract.

Infosys Public Services, an expert in business consulting and technology, will support CareFirst's IT area to help create a cost-effective delivery model, Infosys Public Services said in a statement.

Through its agreement with Infosys Public Services, CareFirst aims to reduce costs and achieve efficiencies in application support during the three-year contract term, it added.

"Our deep experience in the health care industry and globally benchmarked service delivery processes will assist CareFirst with IT support services to continue providing more affordable, patient-centered health care," Infosys Public Services CEO Eric Paternoster said.

Besides, the agreement will allow CareFirst to consolidate IT support services currently managed by multiple vendors.

US-based CareFirst, which is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a non-profit health care company which through its affiliates and subsidiaries offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services.

PTI