Program Development

NAICS: 541618, 541990

DuraBante has expertise with direct Federal Program support by developing; Policy, Program Plans, Compliance Standards, and promoting Support Services for the Department of Defense.   Technical program aspects include developing and implementing quality of life services for a military community with special medical and educational needs.  The program assesses community needs, qualifies applicants, selects available services, and promotes access to those services.

Past Performance

Team DuraBante has direct experience supporting the Office of Interagency Collaboration & Integration (OICI), formerly the Office of Policy and Planning (OPP), in its management and analysis of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) program, and other federal agencies. In a joint collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs for the VA’s Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES), DuraBante assumed the contract development role to redesign and automate existing reports. Team DuraBante utilized experience with statistical analysis to provide additional metrics for the client leading to the creation of reoccurring reports.  DuraBante developed multiple new logic-based calculations and algorithms to accurately and efficiently determine and condense individual case timelines from seven (7) days to three (3) days.  DuraBante also has direct experience supporting the Office of Interagency Collaboration & Integration (OICI), formerly the Office of Policy and Planning (OPP), in its management and analysis of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) program, and other federal agencies.

In areas of policy development, DuraBante has past performance in supporting the Air Force’s Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) providing policy support and family support to those servicemember families within the program.  Team DuraBante also has extensive knowledge of military protocol, life-cycle, and personnel management to include leadership development and spouse educational and empowerment programs.

Program Execution & Support

NAICS: 611430, 541611, 541614

DuraBante has implemented and supports several federal programs according to federal policy, and program standards and specifications.  Program elements include; employment support, military life cycle concerns, and advocacy development designed to educate, support, and empower military spouses.

Past Performance

DuraBante provides program support to the Office of Transition and Economic Impact (TEI) as part of Team CALIBRE’s supporting the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) implementation under the VOW Act.  DuraBante’s team conducts Veteran Benefits briefings, training on the application of benefits, and individual coaching and counseling for active Service members, Veterans, and their family members within the National Capital Region supporting permanent and itinerant installations.

DuraBante provides programmatic support to the Transition Assistance Programs implementation under the VOW Act.  Team DuraBante’s support includes training refinement; training roll-out design, implementation, delivery and analysis; program management; and program operations; to include planning implementation and execution throughout period of this order. DuraBante conducts Veteran Benefits briefings and individual coaching and counselling for active Servicemembers, Veterans, and their family members within the National Capital Region supporting both permanent and itinerant installations.

DuraBante supported the Department of Veterans Affairs State Home Per Diem project through reviewing the work of the program in order to identify weaknesses in execution. DuraBante helped create new processes to improve efficiency and execute accurate and on-time payments, and identify and share best practices gleaned and developed. This helped the successful implementation of the State Homes per Diem Program under Veterans Integrates Systems Network (VISN) 19.

Program Compliance

NAICS: 541611, 611430

DuraBante has expertise with direct federal and state program support by applying program audit conformance, and program data compliance processes. We use analysis, notification and disclosure record keeping, verification of sources, compliance data reporting, and electronic access to confidential documents. Technical program aspects include comparing financial information filed with agencies supporting labor, tax, and federal pensions.  The program entails the management of documents, records, source information, data, and program metrics.

Past Performance

Team DuraBante has extensive experience conducting mass data analysis to conduct results analyses, as well as generate reports using information requiring data integration from various systems and data clearinghouses. DuraBante supports the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) (EFAST2) electronic system Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF in conjunction with the Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Our team performs monthly system performance analysis, reviews monthly performance reports, identifies potential risks impacting system performance, and tracks historical performance issues.  Team DuraBante supports redesign and development, editing, drafting of testing scripts for Forms 5500 and 5500-SF, the iFILE scripts writing and schedules, ad-hoc reports, DER updates, enhancements and modifications.

DuraBante provided analytical and technical support to the State of Maryland by coordinating, monitoring, and reporting quality assurance and improvement activities and providing statistical support. Subject Matter Expertise related to statistical analysis, accreditation activity requirements, and quality assurance/improvement activities are also performed. DuraBante supported the Quality Improvement Project (QIP) development, ongoing updates, reporting outcomes and ensuring that interventions are timely completed for all quality improvement activities.

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