Magellan Federal wins potential $2B DOD contract
Arlington-based subsidiary will provide military counseling
Magellan Federal Inc., the Arlington-based subsidiary of Magellan Health, was awarded a Department of Defense contract worth up to $2 billion, the company announced Thursday. It will provide counseling services on military bases on the eastern half of the United States, as well as overseas installations in Europe and Africa.
Magellan Federal first began offering counseling services to military families in 2012 through the Military and Family Life Counseling program. The new contract was awarded by the General Services Administration, Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM), supporting the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP), Office of Military Community Support Programs (MCSP). It includes a one-year base period with four one-year option periods and two one-year potential additional incentive periods, totaling seven years.
According to Magellan Federal, more than 1,200 counselors will provide services to adults and children in the military community and help them address issues like relocation adjustment, stress, homesickness, grief and loss, isolation, anxiety and more. Magellan Federal has a workforce of 2,700 people working on 300 bases, installations and agencies around the world.
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