Northrop Grumman has developed and implemented an award winning SNP software
system for the State of Arkansas Department of Human Services (AR DHS) and has
successfully transferred and implemented that system for the Oklahoma Department
of Education. Northrop Grumman was the sole contractor who designed,
developed and integrated this system. Our in-depth experience with
developing the Arkansas SNP application and our expertise in implementing that
system for Oklahoma enables Northrop Grumman to implement the SNP software
system quickly and at a lower risk and cost than any other option available.
We will deliver a modern, functionally rich, and proven Child Nutrition
application. A major benefit of our approach is that the Arkansas SNP software
system source code is available through state to state software transfer at no
cost to other states.
This web based solution has reduced the application and claim processing
time in Arkansas and Oklahoma, allowing real time data management for compliance
reviews and streamlined federal and state reporting. This system has also
reduced the work load on state staff by allowing providers to enter their
application data and claims for reimbursement on-line versus through fax or
Our Northrop Grumman Child Nutrition team is fluent in Child Nutrition
program objectives, requirements and terminology. In addition, our
relationship with other states allows us to facilitate collaborative development
efforts which provide enhanced functionality at a reduced cost. Northrop
Grumman sponsors and maintains an internet discussion forum which state agencies
can use to collaborate with each other and with our Child Nutrition Program
subject matter experts. This is an example of our continuing commitment to
support states in their administration of the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Programs
and our effort to foster communication and collaboration between states.
Northrop Grumman was honored to receive the “Best-Fit Integrator Award” in
September 2011 from the Center for Digital Government for our work on the
Arkansas Special Nutrition Programs Application. We have an in-depth
understanding of the technology, policy, compliance, and administration issues
facing state nutrition programs and have a proven track record of applying our
expertise in the design and deployment of the nation’s most modern Child
We have an unwavering commitment to delivering high quality, reliable
performance in any product we roll-out. That commitment continues after
roll-out, when Northrop Grumman will provide additional maintenance and
enhancement services as needed to help our clients continually improve
efficiency and effectiveness.
and Renewal – The On-Line Application system is the center
piece of the suite of web applications. The majority of data collection
occurs during the application period. Application data is required to
submit and validate a claim as well as to perform a compliance review.
– The On-Line Claims system allows service providers to submit
claims for reimbursement on-line. All claims are validated against
Reviews – The On-Line Compliance Review system allows field
staff to conduct and record the results of compliance reviews on-line. The
compliance review forms import data from both the On-Line Application and
On-Line Claim systems.
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