Qualified Personal Service Contract (QPSC) Listing

Executive Order No. 6, Ensuring the Cost-Effectiveness of Contracts for Personal Services, requires agencies to report information regarding a Qualified Personal Service Contract (QPSC) on their website as well as to a Task Force named for this purpose. A QPSC is considered any new, renewed, or amended State agency contract with any non-State entity, in accordance with State Finance Law §163 and §136-A which also meets the following criteria:

  • The contract was approved on or after August 4, 2008.
  • The agency finds that a majority of the costs of the contract are attributable to compensation of the contractor's employees.
  • The agency anticipates incurring costs of $1 million or more for the personal service component of the contract over any twelve-month period.

A listing of all QPSCs of the Department of Civil Service is below. A copy of all QPSCs that are subject to reporting are available upon request through the Freedom of Information Law. Please include the contract number and name when requesting any QPSC.

Contractor Name Reason for Contract Start
Estimated Contract
C000641 HMS This contract will enable the Department to perform an audit of the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) to verify that covered dependents meet eligibility criteria. This audit is included in the 2015-16 Enacted Budget and is necessary to achieve Financial Plan assumptions. 8/01/2015 10/31/2016 $3,165,000