Requests for Proposals

April 10, 2012
1. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide administrative and direct care personnel to support continuous twenty-four (24) hour per day medical response operations as determined by the State Health Officer or designee for the duration of a declared disaster or emergency. 2. Multiple contracts may be necessary to provide administrative and medical services to augment staffing in support of the Department’s role in providing public health and medical care. Services will be needed to deliver medical and supportive care to individuals with physical and/or behavioral health needs during an emergency or disaster. Contractor(s) may provide these services based on the personnel they have available. Contracts will be activated based on the specific staffing needs (i.e. discipline needed), the scope of the emergency/disaster and highest proposal score. Specific expectations and requirements are outlined in the RFP.
March 05, 2012
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers to provide for initial licensing based on the licensing requirements in statute and rule, and (when Medicaid participation is sought by a provider) initial certification based on the Medicaid Standards for Participation, licensing and recertification, periodic follow-up licensing surveys, and complaint investigations to ensure the quality of service delivery and the necessary safeguards to protect the health and welfare of persons receiving services from licensed home and community-based providers. Due to staffing shortages and CMS mandates, a contract is necessary for the Department to verify that providers initially and continually meet required licensure and/or certification standards; to verify that provider training and criminal background checks are conducted in accordance with state requirements; to identify, investigate, and seek to prevent the occurrence of abuse, neglect, and exploitation; to ensure deficiencies are remediated within required timelines; and to track and report data.
February 13, 2012
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers who provide training on backflow prevention and the development and implementation of a cross connection control program for small community and Non Transient Non-Community NTNC public water systems serving a population on 3,300 or fewer.
February 02, 2012
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that will provide consulting services for the development and upgrade of the current Medicaid Eligibility Data System (MEDS), with a major developmental milestone of ACA compliant operational capacity by January, 2013, in addition to MVA‘s goal of provisional real-time eligibility determination by January 2014. MVA is specifically interested in vendor solutions that advance the MITA maturity and CMS compliance of MEDS, especially with regard to real-time eligibility determinations taking place using service oriented architecture (SOA).
December 27, 2011
1. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide services for Medicaid-funded HCBS programs through data collection and maintenance of inter-related data systems. 2. A contract is necessary to track individuals requesting home and community-based waiver/program services from the date services are requested through closure of their waiver slot or program discharge; maintain the waiver registries; offer waiver opportunities based on policy; link individuals to provider agencies to assist in obtaining services; issue prior authorization for services; track service delivery; undertake programmatic responsibility for the EPSDT and Nurse Family Partnership programs; and maintain the current inter-related data systems.
December 21, 2011
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified entities/proposers by providing notice and information regarding procurement for the maintenance and support of the Medicaid Eligibility Data System (MEDS), for the State of Louisiana. MEDS operates for the purpose of maintaining records of individuals eligible for services through Louisiana’s Medicaid program and Louisiana’s version of SCHIP known as the Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP). Maintenance for MEDS is critical to ensure it functions correctly and to modify system functions to meet new or changed business requirements in response to changes in state or federal laws, regulations or policies. The primary goals of MEDS are to: a. Accurately capture and maintain eligibility information in a manner that increases analyst productivity and accuracy. b. Timely transmit eligibility information to the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), third party administrator (TPA) or other business partners. c. As the Department identifies efficiencies that can be gained through increased sharing of data, MEDS should continue to expand its capacity to share data with external systems, and accept data from external systems by implementing web services or middleware interfaces.
November 22, 2011
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit competitive proposals as allowed by Louisiana Revised Statue 39:1503 from bona fide, qualified proposers who are interested in providing Cost Reporting Services for the State of Louisiana, Department of Health and Hospitals’ nursing facilities, Mental Hospitals, and Community Mental Health Clinics in accordance with the terms and conditions herein provided for the period March 1, 2012 through February 28, 2015.
November 08, 2011
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers to provide education and training to the personnel of non-compliant public water systems (PWSs) to ensure the PWS can effectively supply and maintain safe drinking water to the public. Contractor duties will include training water system owners and operators who are in non-compliance with the required regulations governing their water system and ensuring that the PWS is aware of the necessary equipment and treatment techniques to comply with safe drinking water regulations. The contractor will provide training and education as to the proper operation and maintenance of the public water system facilities and equipment. A contract is necessary to provide the Safe Drinking Water Program Enforcement Section with the expertise to provide non-compliant water systems hands-on technical assistance resulting in water system compliance prior to legal enforcement action resulting in the reduction of water system notices of violation and administrative orders.
October 26, 2011
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide outpatient behavioral health services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness and addictive disorders, including those with co-occurring disorders (mental illness and addictive disorders) and children and youth with addictive disorders and emotional and behavioral disorders.
October 25, 2011
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide a DHH Licensed, (# AC10503, expires 11/30/2011), Shelter care Group Home In Region II with an array of services to include: 24 hour supervision with a 10 patient to 1 staff ratio from 5:00 PM – 8:00 AM and 20:1 from 8:00 AM- 5:00PM. Other services are community groups, independent living skills (meal preparation, shopping, household chores), crisis services, medication monitoring, and transportation to appointments, recreational outings and other social activities for male adults with severe and persistent mental illness.