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Deltek Pulse: Health and Human Services Q2 2022 in Review

Published: July 05, 2022

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A recap of procurement activity in the SLED Health and Human Services market in Q2 2022.

Deltek Pulse: Health and Human Services Q2 2022 in Review 

A recap of procurement activity in the SLED Health and Human Services market in Q2 2022.  

Solicitation activity in the State, Local and Education (SLED) Health and Human Services (HHS) market in Q2 2022 (April-June) experienced a decrease compared to solicitations in Q1 2022 (January-March). Over 7,766 bids were released in Q2 of this year, while around 8,310 came out in the first quarter of 2022, representing 544 fewer bids and a 6.6% decrease. Solicitations in Q2 were released by over 2,696 different buying organizations, which gave prospective vendors an average of 34 days to submit bids. The top primary requirement in Q2 was Health Services, which was associated with over 2,090 solicitations. This was followed by Professional Services, Social Services, Medical and Scientific Equipment, and Architecture Engineering and Construction, all of which were associated with around 1,000 solicitations.  

Notable Solicitation Releases 

Between April and June, 32 solicitations were released related to HHS core technologies and services. Based on Deltek’s contract value estimates, the average value of these solicitations is $29 million, while their total value is $915 million.  

Interested vendors can still bid on the following solicitations: 

  • Colorado Medicaid Management Information System Takeover and Operations (MMIS) - The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) is seeking proposals from vendors who can perform as the Colorado Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Fiscal Agent (FA). Based on the incumbent contract, this opportunity is estimated to be valued at approximately $334,575,707. The Contract’s initial term is anticipated to begin approximately September 2023 and end in June 2028. Proposals are due August 5, 2022. 

  • Self-Service Portal and Consolidated Eligibility System (SPACES) Maintenance and Operations Support - The State of North Dakota, Department of Human Services, Economic Assistance Policy Division released an RFP for a successful offeror to assist the state of North Dakota in supporting the Department of Human Services’ integrated eligibility system known as SPACES. The incumbent contract has a value of $190,400,425, and this contract is estimated at a similar value. Proposals are due August 17, 2022. 

  • ASPEN IT Enhancement and Support Services - The New Mexico Department of Human Services issued an RFP for maintenance, operation, and enhancement of ASPEN and associated systems including the Work Path and NM Service Connect applications. The contract value is likely to be around $176,687,000, based on the previous contract. The contract will extend for four years with four options to renew at one year each. Proposals due June 21, 2022. 

  • Support and Hosting of the Medicaid Eligibility System – The Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) has released a Request for Proposals to solicit proposals from vendors who are able to implement, host, and maintain the New MEDS Eligibility system. The estimated value of this contract is around $50,000,000 with a contract duration of five years. Proposals are due July 8, 2022. 

  • Risk-Based Managed Care Long Term Services and Support -  The Indiana Department of Administration, on behalf of the Family and Social Services Administration has released an RFP to contract on a statewide basis with managed care entities (MCEs) to deliver risk-based managed care services to beneficiaries enrolled in the State of Indiana ’s Risk-Based Managed Care Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) program. The contract is expected to be valued around $25,000,000. The contract has a base term of four years with two one-year options to renew. Proposals are due September 23, 2022. 

Notable Awards 

During Q2, twelve contracts were awarded related to HHS core technologies and services. These awards have an average value of $40 million and a total value of $476 million. Notable awards include: 

  • Central and Regional Change Center Eligibility Operations - The Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA), on behalf of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), Division of Family Resources (DFR), has awarded a contract to Maximus US Services, Inc. The initial contract expires December 31, 2026, with an additional two one-year options for renewal. The contract is valued at $425,896,208. 

  • MMIS 2020 Platform Project - Services for Prior Authorization and Outbound Mail - The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) awarded a contract to Telligen, Inc. The contract has a value of $15,683,744 for an initial term of four years with an additional four one-year renewal options available.  

  • Ohio Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) - Deloitte Consulting, LLP is fulfilling the requirement of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, on behalf of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The incumbent contract had a value of $12,266,000, and Deltek is working to confirm the new contract will have a similar value. The term of the Contract will be from the award date until the work is completed to the satisfaction of the State and the Contractor is paid or June 30, 2023, whichever is sooner. The State may renew this Contract for up to one additional two-year period.  

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