QA and Independent Verification and Validation Services

QA and Independent Verification and Validation Services

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IV&V for Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (TMSIS) at Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS established the TMSIS operational environment to support key Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion initiatives beginning January 1, 2014. CMS determined to transition the TMSIS pilot from the ORNL hosting site to the CMS Baltimore Data Center (BDC).

SD Solutions, LLC helped CMS with Verification and Validation services. Our scope included the following tasks:

1. Functional independent testing of all requirements.
2. Performance and Stress Testing.
3. Application security testing including schema validation, input bounds and sanity checking, terse error messaging, unadvertised/backdoor operations or parameters, susceptibility to recursive/oversize payloads, replay attacks, external reference attacks, malicious content, Cross Site Scripting, and SQL injection, availability of HTML/JavaScript comments, and weak encryption, session management, and authentication.
4. End-to-end testing with other systems and contractors.
5. Regression Testing.
6. Plan, coordinate and support User Acceptance Testing by Business Owners and other Stakeholders.
7. Service Virtualization Testing Framework
8. Test Plan
9. Testing Management Plan
10. Testing Support
11. Test Case Specification
12. Validation Readiness Review
13. Acceptance Tests
14. Test Summary Reports
15. Implementation Readiness Review
16. Lessons Learned Report