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Features and benefits



Alliant 2 is a government-wide, multi-year acquisition contracting vehicle that provides government agencies a platform to solicit IT services and projects from a list of pre-approved and highly-qualified companies, including Optum The scope of the Alliant GWAC includes any and all components of an integrated Information Technology (IT) solution, including all current and any new technologies that may emerge during the life cycle of the contract. The primary Alliant support areas include:

  • Service Access Delivery
  • Service Platform And Infrastructure
  • Component Framework
  • Service Interface And Integration
  • Customer Service
  • Process Automation
  • Business Management
  • Business Asset Services
  • Business Analytical Services
  • Back Office Services
  • Support Services (Security, Systems, And Forms Management, Communications)
  • DoDEA Mission Area Support
  • Controls And Oversight
  • Risk Management And Mitigation
  • Regulatory Development
  • Planning And Resource Allocation
  • System And Network Controls

Contract Features

With GSA’s Alliant 2 contract, government agencies can obtain a single source of integrated IT services and access to “best in class” private sector IT services. Its broad array of features and benefits include:

  • 10-year contract with a $50 billion ceiling, plus up to 5 more years for contract extension beyond ordering period - Allowing for long-term planning on large-scale programs
  • Offering flexibility and supporting all contract types (e.g., fixed price, cost reimbursement, labor-hour and time-materials)
  • Adhering to pre-competed and streamlined ordering procedures
  • Accommodating federal guidelines regarding enterprise architecture and other IT compliance standards and protocols
  • No protests on orders $10 million and under, with few exceptions

Cost Savings and Improved Efficiency

Optum is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 100,000 people collaborating worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and business expertise to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care. For government agencies, QSSI, doing business as Optum Inc., provides a range of IT and consulting services that can be performed under the Alliant 2 GWAC for any federal agency.

Company Information

CAS/Indirect Rate Cognizance:
Alan Lichtman
Chief, Indirect Cost Branch C
National Institutes of Health
Division of Financial Advisory Services (DFAS)
6011 Executive Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20852

Contract Number: 47QTCK18D0058
DUNS: 022016765
Cage Code: 1TPV6
Period of Performance:  July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023; Option Period July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2028.

Parent Company Cage Code
UnitedHealth Group (Parent Company) Cage Code: 02XQ3

Parent Company DUNS
UnitedHealth Group (Parent Company) DUNS: 112871561


CMMI Maturity Level III (Development)

Prompt Payment Terms and Contract Insurance

Optum will make payment in accordance with the Prompt Payment Act (31 U.S.C. 3903) and prompt payment regulations at 5 CFR Part 1315.

Contract insurance meets threshold stated in FAR Subpart 28.3072 LIABILITY, and expires on 5/1/2019

Contract Documents

Alliant 2 Master contract

J-4 Contractor Labor Hours Pricing for Standard IT Services Labor Categories

SF33 Contract Award

PA01 Modification

Related Links

Alliant 2 marketing: OptumServe Federal Contract Vehicles

GSA Alliant 2 Web site

Optum Press Release

Sustainability Report

For more information about Alliant 2 GWAC contracts, please contact:

Program Manager: Kyra Fussell,  Associate Director, Marketing & Bid Intelligence, 703-712-5642,

Contracts Manager: Sandra Philogene, 301 977-7884, x1090,

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