Deltek Pulse: Health and Human Services Month in Review, March 2019
Published: April 01, 2019
A recap of procurement activity in the SLED Health and Human Services market in March 2019.
Solicitation activity in the State, Local and Education (SLED) Health and Human Services (HHS) market in March experienced a 12% increase compared to February’s solicitations. In March, the majority of solicitations were for Health Services, followed closely by Professional Services and Information Technology. February’s solicitations included the same three top requirements, however, the number of IT solicitations decreased between the two months. In March, following the three top requirements, solicitations for Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Social Services, Medical and Scientific Equipment, and Operations and Maintenance all experienced a slight increase. Throughout the month, there were several solicitations pertaining to Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS), some of which are highlighted below because of their potentially high values.
Notable Solicitation Releases
• The Connecticut Department of Administrative Services, on behalf of the Department of Social Services, released a request for proposals (RFP) for a Systems Integrator (SI) to support the Connecticut Medicaid Enterprise Technology System (CT METS) project. The agency is seeking a vendor to help prepare for and lead the Design, Development, and Implementation (DDI) phase of a new Modular Medicaid Enterprise (MME) for the state. Based on the incumbent contract, the anticipated value of this opportunity is approximately $280 million. Proposals are due on May 21, 2019.
• The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services issued an RFP for Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services to support the state’s Medicaid enterprise. The agency is seeking a vendor to provide various management services, including federally mandated oversight and monitoring of Medicaid system updates and maintenance. According to the RFP, the estimated value of this project is $1.5 million over five years. Proposals are due on April 15, 2019.
• The Ohio Department of Administrative Services, on behalf of the Department of Medicaid, released an RFP for Provider Network Management services. These services are designed to assist with the modernization of the Ohio Medicaid Enterprise System (OMES), as well as with the integration of new modules and functionality. Based on similar projects, the estimated value of this opportunity is between $25 million and $50 million. Proposals are due on April 26, 2019.
• The Dallas Independent School District issued an RFP for Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Services to support its Youth & Family Centers. The district is seeking a vendor that can provide a cloud-based platform that improves efficient delivery of care, leverages existing infrastructure, simplifies communication with families, and provides ubiquitous, on-demand access to acute care and mental health services. Based on similar projects, the estimated value of this opportunity is between $1 million and $3 million. Proposals are due on April 17, while vendor demonstrations are scheduled for April 22-26, 2019.
• The South Carolina Information Technology Management Office, on behalf of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, has awarded a contract to Envision Technology Partners for an Immunization Information System (IIS). The awarded vendor will be responsible for providing an internet-based commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution that gives authorized users real-time access to input, analyze, and report immunization data. This contract has an overall seven-year term, including a base term of one year, with six one-year renewal options, making it effective through March 4, 2026. Additionally, the contract is valued at $5,066,500.
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