QA and Independent Verification and Validation Services

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