The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Bureau of Health Services Financing (BHSF) is inviting highly qualified and experienced organizations to submit competitive proposals demonstrating their ability to perform independent external quality review (EQR) services that consist of mandatory and optional activities as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 42 CFR § 438 Subpart E. The successful Proposer will provide analysis and evaluation of aggregated data and information on quality, accessibility, and timeliness of services provided by contracted Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCO), a Dental Prepaid Ambulatory Health Plan (PAHP), and a Behavioral Health Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan (PIHP) for eligible Medicaid enrollees.

Written questions regarding RFP requirements or Scope of Work must be emailed to the RFP Coordinator listed below. All communications relating to this RFP must be directed to the RFP Coordinator. All communications between Proposers and other LDH staff members concerning this RFP shall be strictly prohibited. Failure to comply with these requirements shall result in proposal disqualification.


Deonne Bailey
Louisiana Department of Health
Bureau of Health Services Financing
628 N 4th Street, 7th Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70802