INDIANAPOLIS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- National Government Services announced today that it will be formally recognized at the 2014 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS), for taking significant actions to increase contracting and subcontracting opportunities for veterans.
The VETS, hosted by the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), will recognize federal agencies and prime contractors that meet or exceed the congressionally mandated goal of providing opportunities to veteran-owned small businesses. National Government Services exceeds the 3 percent government mandate.
During the VETS2014 Champions of Veteran Enterprise Awards luncheon, NVSBC will honor National Government Services for its excellence in working with veteran-owned small business. The events will take place in Reno, Nevada on June 17, 2014.
"National Government Services fully supports NVSBC’s mission to transition veterans into business owners,” said Mike Kapp, president of National Government Services. “Doing business with veterans isn’t just the right thing to do; it is a smart business decision. We look forward to continuing to support our nation’s veterans.”
About National Government Services, Inc.
For 48 years, National Government Services has been a trusted partner and innovative leader in federal health care contracting. Employing more than 2,500 contractors and associates, National Government Services is committed to providing robust health information technology and administrative services. As a Medicare contractor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), National Government Services processed 158 million Medicare claims and administered benefits of $55.7 billion from the Medicare Trust Fund in 2013. National Government Services is a subsidiary of WellPoint, one of the largest health benefits companies in the nation. Additional information about National Government Services is available at www.wellpoint.com/ngs.