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2015-2016 Requests for Proposals

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Requests for Proposals (RFPs) issued by the Department of Vermont Health Access in 2015 & 2016 are listed below, with the most recent RFP at the top.

 

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More State of Vermont bid opportunities are posted at  http://www.vermontbidsystem.com/ 

 

Radiology Benefit Management 03410-230-17

Vendors who can provide to the State full radiology benefit management services for the entire Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) population in Vermont.

 

 

Blueprint for Health Patient Experience Survey 03410-225-17

is seeking a qualified bidder to serve as the “executor of the Patient Experience Survey” supporting the provision of information about a broad range of key consumer issues, such as overall satisfaction, average wait times, physician availability, obstacles to receiving care, and parents’ impressions of their children’s care to consumers, purchasers, and practices.

 

Blueprint for Health Quality Improvement Practice Facilitators 03410-205-17

 Seeking qualified bidders to serve as “quality improvement (QI) facilitators” supporting quality improvement activities in primary care practices, women’s health practices and providers, integrated care teams within communities and specialty addictions and mental health programs under the Blueprint for Health (Blueprint) Division to develop a learning health system and seamless services for Vermonters.

Question and Answers- State Response  

 

 

Cost Report Auditing & Cost Settlement Services 03410-210-17
The Vermont Department of Vermont Health Access (herinafter called DVHA) is seeking to establish service agreements with one company that can provide Cost Report Auditing and Cost Settlement Services.

Cost Settlement Q & A Response


 

Services in Support of the Sovereign States Drug Consortium (SSDC) and it's Programs for Medicaid Supplemental Drug Rebates and other Medicaid Pharmacy Benefit Rebates- 03410-200-17

The purpose of this RFP is to secure support services for the SSDC, it’s Member States, and their pharmacy benefit management programs. 

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SSDC Q & A's

Non Emergency Medical Transportation- NEMT RFP 03410-190-16

 

To procure a Contractor(s) to provide for, arrange, and facilitate reimbursement of transportation for eligible Vermont Medicaid beneficiaries who have no other means to get to Medicaid-billable, non-emergency appointments.

Bidder Library Link

NEMT FY16 Manual 

NEMT Q & A's

NEMT Addendum

NEMT Supplemental Q&A

NEMT Second Supplemental Q&A

 NEMT Addendum 2

NEMT Addendum 3

NEMT Addendum 3 Q&A 1

NEMT Addendum 3 Q&A 2 

 

 

 

Navigator Organization Grants Fiscal 2017 RFP 03410-185-16

 

Navigators are employed only by designated Navigator organizations, which are responsible for the selection, management, oversight and performance of individual Navigators. Navigator organizations will be accountable for ensuring that individual Navigators are competent, professional and have the appropriate skills to adequately fulfill Navigator duties.

Navigator Questions and Answers 2017

 

Navigator Grants Fiscal 2017

Navigator Amendment 1

Navigator Amendment 2

Notice to Bidders Re Selection

 

 

HEDIS Performance Quality Measure RFP 03410-170-16 The Department of Vermont Health Access, hereinafter called DVHA, is seeking to establish a service agreement with a company which has obtained, and will maintain during the term of the agreement, a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certification to provide services and/or software license(s) for NCQA Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) measures. 
HEDIS Amendment 1

HEDIS Amend 1
HEDIS Amend 2 

HEDIS Questions Revised

 

 Accountable Care Organization in DVHA's Next Generation Model RFP #03410-175-16

 

 The Department of Vermont Health Access (hereinafter called DVHA) is seeking to establish service agreements with one (or more) Accountable Care Organization(s) (ACOs) for participation in a population-based payment model that is based on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Next Generation ACO Model.  As an evolution of the Vermont Medicaid Shared Savings Program (VMSSP), this new program offering creates a structure for provider organizations and other suppliers to join together under an ACO to voluntarily contract with DVHA to assume accountability for the cost and quality of care for Vermont’s Medicaid beneficiaries, and for ACOs to distribute payments to their contracted network providers for any covered services rendered on behalf of Vermont Medicaid beneficiaries using alternatives to fee-for-service reimbursement.  The goal of this agreement(s) is to improve the quality and value of the care provided to the citizens served by the State of Vermont’s public health care programs.

Technical Proposal Attachment A

Technical Proposal Attachment B

Technical Proposal Attachment C

Technical Proposal Attachment D

Technical Proposal Attachment E

  Bidder Library 1 Medicaid Covered Services Rules

 Bidder Library 2 DVHA Member Handbook

 Bidder Library 3 DVHA Provider Manual

Bidder LIbrary 4 DVHA Provider Manual Appendix

 Bidder Conference Powerpoint presentation

 Addendum 1

Question and Answer

 Addendum 2

 Addendum 3

 

Regional and Statewide Learning Collaboratives on Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence RFP# 03410-166-16

 

 To establish a service agreement with a contractor with expertise in addictions treatment to organize and lead three Regional Learning Collaboratives on Medication Assisted Treatment for Opiate Dependence.  As part of the “Hub and Spoke” initiative, the learning collaboratives will assist providers to develop a coordinated system of medication assisted treatment.  Medication assisted treatment (MAT) combines pharmacological intervention with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to opiate addiction. 

 Addendum 1 Bid Opening Timeline

VHCIP SIM Sustainability Plan RFP# 03410-180-16

 

The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) is soliciting Proposals from qualified vendors to assist Vermont in developing a Sustainability Plan for our State Innovation Model (SIM) Testing Grant. This RFP is funded though Vermont's SIM Grant from the federal Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). The Grant Narrative and State Health Care Innovation Plan, and many other grant-related documents, can be found here: http://healthcareinnovation.vermont.gov/resources

 

   Services in Support of the Sovereign States Drug Consortium & Its Programs for Medicaid Supplemental Drug Rebates and other Medicaid Pharmacy Benefit Rebates RFP # 03410-162-16

 

 The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) on behalf of the Sovereign States Drug Consortium (SSDC) for services in support of its programs for Medicaid supplemental drug rebates and other Medicaid pharmacy benefit rebates. 

 Template Instructions

 Templates

Addendum 1

Addendum 2 

VHCIP Population Health Plan Writer - Request for Proposal #03410-161-16

 

The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) and The Vermont Health Care Innovation Project (VHCIP) are seeking the services of an experienced researcher and writer to help draft a plan to be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMMI).  The plan will: 1) provide analysis of models being tested in Vermont’s health system reforms; and 2) recommend a strategic pathway forward to systematically connect integrated care management efforts with community-wide prevention strategies to improve population health outcomes.

 SIM - Population Health Resources Example of Financing Vehicles for Population

 SIM - Population Health Resources Guide Setting

 SIM - Addendum 1

 SIM - Addendum 2

 SIM - Addendum 3

 AHS External Quality Review - Request for Proposal

 

The Vermount Agency of Human Services (AHS invites the submission of proposal from qualitfied entities to conduct an analysis and evaluation of aggregated information on quality, timeliness and access to health care services that the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA furnishes to Medicaid recipients in the State as a Managed Care Entity (MCE).

Question and Answer - State Response

Vermont Telehealth Pilot Project - Request for Proposal #03410-159-16

 

Revised Vermont Telehealth Pilot Project - Request for Proposal #03410-159-16

 

 The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) invites the submission of proposals for telehealth pilot projects that improve care integration and coordination; increase individuals’ access to and engagement in their care; expand system capacity; and achieve efficiencies in health care delivery. Proposed projects should be innovative, scalable, replicable, align with Vermont’s State Innovation Model (SIM) grant purposes, and support the Triple Aim of better health, better care, and lower costs. 



 VHCIP Learning Collaborative Trainers - Request for Proposal - #03410-156-16

 

 The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA), is seeking qualified bidders to develop curriculum and conduct trainings for front-line care managers/care coordinators, as part of the State’s Integrated Communities Care Management Learning Collaborative (the “Learning Collaborative”).

Navigator Organization Grants - Request for Proposal #03410-157-15 (CLOSED)

 

The State of Vermont, Agency of Human Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) intends to continue its Vermont Health Connect (VHC) navigator program to assist and educate Vermonters in comparing public and private health plans that fit both their needs and budget.  In addition VHC also provides access to federal tax credits and cost-sharing reductions.  DVHA currently seeks Navigator Organization(s) to oversee all aspects of the program including individual navigator oversight, education, outreach and reporting.

Appendices A B and C

Q and A Navigator State Responses

Navigator Grant Reporting Guide

Amendment

Amendment 2

Medicaid Optical Eyeglasses Provide  -  Request for Proposal #03410-150-15 (CLOSED)

 

 Revised Medicaid Optical Eyeglasses Provider - RFP #03410-150-15 (CLOSED)

 

The State of Vermont, Agency of Human Services, Department of Vermont Health Access, (hereinafter called DVHA) is seeking to establish a single-source contract for Eyeglasses, Lenses, Frames, Cases and Associated Parts for Repairs and Replacements for eligible beneficiaries of the Vermont Medicaid program. The successful eyeglass provider/contractor will provide eyeglasses, lenses, frames, cases and associated parts of high quality and durability with consideration of cost effectiveness and customer service. 

 

Cost Proposal Bid Sheet

Questions and Answers - 3-23-15

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 Medicaid Payment Systems Consulting Services Request for Proposals  Requisition Number: 03410-154-15 (CLOSED)

 The Department of Vermont Health Access (hereinafter called DVHA) is seeking to establish service agreements with one (or more) companies that can provide planning services related to consulting for Medicaid payment systems.

 Vermont Health Care Innovation Project Quality Improvement Practice Facilitators Request for Proposal No. 03140-158-15 (CLOSED)

 

Bid Description:
The Department of Vermont Health Access (DHVA), is seeking qualified bidders to serve as “quality improvement (QI) facilitators” supporting integrated care teams within communities across the State under the Vermont Health Care Innovation Project (VHCIP), working to develop a learning health system and seamless services for Vermonters. 

Technical Proposal Attachment B 

Technical Proposal Attachment C

Technical Proposal Attachment D

Technical Proposal Attachment E

Technical Proposal Attachment E