The Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health, issues this Request for Information (RFI) with the intent to determine the interest and capabilities of provider organizations to provide forensic services on behalf of the state.

This document describes the basic components of the current forensic system and requests information regarding a provider's thoughts, interest and ability to meet the La. forensic requirements, the expectations of the Office of Behavioral Health, the Department of Health & Hospitals, and Federal Court requirements. The RFI will be used for planning purposes only, and should not be construed as a Request for Proposals (RFP). This document does not represent a solicitation for offers from private parties or other entities. Should an RFP be issued, response or non-response to this RFI will not in any way be considered in the evaluation and award of the RFP.