The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide client eligibility screening, comprehensive assessment services, and service planning and 13 telephone-based information and referral in a manner that provides informed choice and access to services for clients seeking long term care services and supports in Louisiana. The LTC-AS contractor solicited through this RFP will play an integral role as the Department transitions to a system of long term care services and supports that provides clients and their families a choice among various long term care settings, services, and providers.