The Louisiana Department of Health (DHH), Bureau of Health Services Financing
(BHSF) is seeking vendors that are capable and willing to enter into a limited term contract of
approximately eighteen (18) months to perform Administrative Service Organization functions and
provide highly specialized management of the Coordinated Systems of Care (CSoC), Louisiana’s
specialized behavioral health services and Section 1915(b)(3) and 1915(c) Medicaid Home and
Community Based Waiver Services (HCBS) for individuals under the age of 22 with Severe Emotional
Disturbances. The State is looking for a single vendor to assume and continue all CSoCā€related
services and functions, including specialized behavioral health services, currently performed or
managed by the incumbent vendor whose contract is anticipated to continue through May 31, 2016,
until the program can be seamlessly transitioned to the Medicaid Managed Care Organizations
(MCOs) participating in the Bayou Health Program on or before December 1, 2017.