CHPS Consulting of Columbia won a $698,461 contract from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to conduct a national survey of health care providers.

MedPAC will use the survey to identify and compare provider payment rates used by Medicare and other third-party payers to assess the structure and adequacy of Medicare fee-for-service payment rates.

CHPS is a health care research and consulting firm that serves several segments of the health care industry, including federal, state and local government agencies, health care providers and health plans.

Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc. of McLean won a $45.6 million contract from the Transportation Department for research and development services.

ICF Inc. of Fairfax won a $45.6 million contract from the Transportation Department for research and development services.

Science Applications International Corp. of McLean won a $45.6 million contract from the Transportation Department for research and development services.

Technology and Management Systems Inc. of Burlington won a $45.6 million contract from the Transportation Department for research and development services.

Bell/Boeing Joint Program Office of Patuxent River won a $29.9 million contract from the Navy for research and development services.

TCG International Inc. of Washington won a $6.5 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development for management support services.

Darlington Inc. of Arlington won a $5.7 million contract from the Navy for automatic data-processing services.

Corporate Mailing Services Corp. of Glen Burnie won a $5 million contract from the General Services Administration for mail management services.

Logicon Inc. of Reston won a $4.7 million contract from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service for professional support services.

CESC Gateway Four LLC of Arlington won a $2.9 million contract from the General Services Administration for facility rentals.

Jefferson Plaza LLC of Washington won a $2.8 million contract from the General Services Administration for facility rentals.

Human Resource Organization of Alexandria won a $2 million contract from the General Services Administration for management and business improvement services.

Cambridge Research Associates of McLean won a $716,116 contract from the Navy for visualization software.

Xenotechnix Corp. of Norfolk won a $501,148 contract from the Army for post deployment upkeep.

Raytheon Service Co. of Virginia Beach won a $237,213 contract from the Army for operation of government-owned facilities.

Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. of Newport News won a $180,000 contract from the Navy for ship components.

Digital Equipment Corp. of Greenbelt won a $151,452 contract from the Air Force for property repairs.

Wilkins Systems Inc. of Takoma Park won a $127,358 contract from the Government Printing Office for printing services.

Remac Information Corp. of Gaithersburg won a $132,697 contract from the Government Printing Office for printing services.

Synectics Corp. of Fairfax won a $59,613 contract from the Air Force for research and development services.

Gately Communication Co. of Hampton won a $53,520 contract from the Defense General Supply Center for electrical components.

The contracts listed were awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Virginia, Maryland and the District.