MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PNT Data Corp., a cloud-based managed service company providing healthcare data enablement services to a nationwide base of healthcare entities, announced today that the company has been verified as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the Department of Veteran Affairs, Center for Verification and Evaluation. Notice of verification was received on March 14, 2018. As a certified SDVOSB, PNT is now eligible to participate in Veterans First Contracting Program opportunities with Veteran Affairs (VA). PNT has also been listed on the VA’s Vendor Information Pages (VIP) as a VIP Verified Business. To become a verified SDVOSB, a company must be owned and controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans with good character.
“This is an important step in PNT’s evolution,” said G. Allen DeGraw, a service-disabled veteran and Founder and CEO of PNT Data. “We are excited about the opportunity to expand our company beyond the commercial healthcare sector into government-sponsored programs.”
This certification will also help with the company’s efforts to support U.S. veterans and their families. “In addition to expanding PNT's growth opportunities, VetBiz Certification provides an additional avenue for us to further our “pay-it-forward” commitment to supporting U.S. veterans and their families through employment opportunities, charitable contributions and continuous advocacy,” DeGraw said.
About PNT Data
PNT Data is a specialist at managing the complexities of sharing and consuming healthcare data for a nationwide base of healthcare payers, hospitals, physicians, clinics, labs and vendors. The company’s managed services enable customers with data acquisition, quality, and distribution, powering initiatives that positively impact revenue, health status, costs and service experience. PNT’s unique value proposition prioritizes: quality over quantity, service over technology, flexibility over rigidity and results over activity. Visit pntdata.com for more.
About Vets First Verification Program
The Vets First Verification Program affords verified firms owned and controlled by Veterans and Service-disabled Veterans the opportunity to compete for VA set asides. During Verification, the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) verifies SDVOSBs/VOSBs according to the tenets found in Title 38 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 74 that address Veteran eligibility, ownership, and control (va.gov).