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D.C. awards Obamacare IT work to offshore outsourcer

dcblogs (1096431) writes | about 10 months ago

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dcblogs (1096431) writes "Infosys, an India-based offshore IT outsourcing firm, recently announced that it had won a $49.5 million contract to develop a health benefit exchange for the District of Columbia. The contract was awarded to a U.S.-based Infosys subsidiary, Infosys Public Services. That's one of the larger government contracts won by an offshore outsourcing firm, but it's unclear whether any of the work will be done overseas. The District isn't disclosing any contract details. An FOIA request for the contract has been submitted. Infosys is one of the largest users of H-1B visa, and has been under a grand jury investigation for its use of B1, visitor visas."
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