Deltek Pulse: Health and Human Services month in review, May 2017

Published: June 02, 2017

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A recap of procurement activity in the SLED Health and Human Services market in May 2017.

Solicitation activity in the State, Local and Education (SLED) Health and Human Services (HHS) market remained strong in May 2017 with a 3.5% increase in solicitations over April 2017. Last month, HHS solicitation activity was notably high in California, New York, Texas and Virginia. Other states with high procurement activity included Florida, Colorado, and Washington.

The majority of solicitations released in May had a primary requirement of Health/Social Services, Professional Services or Medical and Scientific Equipment. The number of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC); Information Technology (IT); and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) solicitations were also strong in May 2017 compared to recent months.

Notable Solicitation Releases

In order to meet the 2020 WIC EBT deadline imposed by the federal government, several states released solicitations for eWIC Quality Assurance contractors to assist in implementation of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) systems for their respective Women, Infants and Children (WIC) programs.

  • The Illinois Department of Human Services issued an RFP for Quality Assurance Services for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC joint Management Information System (MIS) and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Implementation Project. Proposals are due on July 10, 2017.  
  • The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) released an RFP for a contractor to perform Quality Assurance Services during the evaluation, testing, pilot and implementation and closeout of EBT for the Missouri Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC. Proposals are due on August 16, 2017.

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