Procurement and Grant Opportunities:
Request for Bid (RFB), Proposal (RFP), Application (RFA), or Information (RFI)
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RFB# S-0264 DPH-14
Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Quality Assurance (QA) Consulting services
The Department of Health Services (DHS) seeks a vendor to perform the Quality Assurance (QA) aspects of the WIC EBT project. This will require subject matter expertise relating to WIC EBT implementation, in order to assure proper monitoring and control of the EBT implementation contractor/processor, project tasks, deliverable reviews, retailer certifications, and other activities at a detailed level.
Responses are due by: February 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information on this RFB, please see the State of Wisconsin Public Notice website at: http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919210 (exit DHS)
RFP# S-0190 DHCAA-14
eHealth Program Procurement
The Department of Health Services is requesting proposal(s) for eHealth Program services. These services include program and project management and administration; project planning, design, and implementation; and operations support for the Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program and other Health Information Technology (HIT) related projects.
Responses are due by: June 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information regarding this solicitation go to http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919592 (exit DHS)
RFP# S-0295 DLTC-14
Managed Care Organization for the Delivery of Managed Long-Term Care in Selected Service Areas
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is requesting proposals from entities seeking certification by DHS to contract as managed care organizations (MCOs) for the delivery of the Family Care and Family Care Partnership programs in selected service areas. Family Care and Family Care Partnership are health and long-term care programs for low-income frail elders and adults with developmental or physical disabilities who have long-term care needs.
Responses are due by: May 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information regarding this solicitation go to http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919543 (exit DHS)
RFP# S-0197 DHS-14
Independent Ombudsman and External Advocacy Services
The Department of Health Services (DHS) is seeking to procure a Department-wide contract for various ombudsman and advocacy related services for multiple programs across multiple Agency Divisions and operating throughout the State of Wisconsin. The results of this solicitation are intended to serve both current and future programs as needed.
Responses are due by: March 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information on this RFP, please see the State of Wisconsin Public Notice website at: http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919349 (exit DHS)
RFP# S-0214 DHCAA-14
MITA 3.0 Assessment and MMIS Strategy/Procurement Approach
The State of Wisconsin, Department of Health Services, Division of Health Care Access and Accountability is seeking Request for Proposals (RFPs) to procure consulting services to support the Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) 3.0 Assessment and Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) Strategy and Procurement Approach project. The Vendor will be responsible for managing all necessary efforts for this initiative; including performing the MITA 3.0 Assessment process, as well as conducting research, analysis and development efforts for the establishment of a recommended MMIS solution strategy and related procurement approach.
Due Date for Proposals is March 10, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information on this solicitation please check the state of Wisconsin public notice website at the following address: http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919279 (exit DHS)
RFP# S-0090 DLTC-14
Katie Beckett Special Medicaid Eligibility Verification Function and Children’s Long-Term Support Consolidated Intake Function
The State as represented by the Department of Health Services intends to use the results of this solicitation to award a contract for Katie Beckett Special Medicaid Eligibility Verification Function and Children’s Long-Term Support (CLTS) Consolidated Intake Functions.
The Katie Beckett Program special Medicaid eligibility reduces institutionalization of children with severe disabilities by permitting children that meet specific eligibility criteria to access medically necessary services in their home and community, without regard to parental income and assets. This administrative structure assures compliance with federal regulations under 42 CFR 435.225, and improves program administration and responsiveness to children and their families.
Due Date for Proposals is February 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information on this solicitation please check the state of Wisconsin public notice website at the following address: http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919297 (exit DHS)
RFP# 0250 DHCAA-14
FOODSHARE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING (FSET) PROGRAM SERVICES, PHASE 1
FSET is a free employment and training program designed to provide FoodShare recipients with assistance and support necessary to obtain competitive employment. FSET also provides one option by which Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) may meet the mandatory work requirement necessary to maintain eligibility for FoodShare. The program strives to identify the strengths, needs, and preferences of job seekers and offers individualized services to improve job-seeking skills and increase employment opportunities. Program components include job search, work experience, workfare, education and vocational training, self-employment, and job retention.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Health Care Access and Accountability, seeks innovative proposals to administer the program for ABAWDs and non-ABAWDs in Wisconsin’s Southeast Workforce Development Area, Region 1 (Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties) with a primary goal of improving participants' employment outcomes through efficient, evidence-based program administration and service provision.
The initial contract will be for twenty-nine (29) months (two years and five months) with two one-year renewal options for a total contract term not to exceed fifty-three (53) months (four years and five months).
Due Date for Proposals is February 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM CT
For additional information on this solicitation please check the state of Wisconsin public notice website at the following address: http://publicnotices.wi.gov/NoticeView.asp?lnid=999919206 (exit DHS)
Grant RFA# G-0287 DLTC-14
Wisconsin Project SEARCH Expansion
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is seeking applications for new partnerships to expand the Project SEARCH model for transition age young adults in Wisconsin. There is no direct funding or cash award associated with this Request for Applications (RFA), however successful applicants will receive pre-paid training and technical assistance which is required for all Project SEARCH initiatives.
Due Date for Responses is May 30, 2014
Grant RFA G-0287 DLTC-14 (PDF,283 KB)
A “High School Transition the Project SEARCH Way” webcast is available at:
Grant Simplified Bid # G-0336 DPH-14
Contracted Services as State Medical Director for the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Programs
The purpose of this document is to provide interested parties with sufficient information to enable them to prepare and submit a simplified bid for contracted services as State Medical Director for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Trauma System programs.
Due Date for Responses is May 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM CT
Grant Simplified Bid G-0336 DPH-14 (PDF,32 KB)
Grant RFA# G-0318 DPH-14
Building Local Capacity to Address the Public Health Impacts of Climate and Extreme Weather
This request for application (RFA) is intended to increase the capacity of Wisconsin local or tribal public health agencies (LPHA) to respond to the public health impacts of extreme weather and climatic events. Through this mini-grant opportunity, county, municipal, or tribal governments will receive training in the areas of climate trends and analysis, potential environmental and health impacts, adaptation, community engagement models, vulnerability assessments, and strategic planning. In addition, LPHA will develop, pilot, and refine community engagement tools and protocols related to climate adaptation planning.
Due Date for Applications is June 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM CT
Grant RFP# G-0318 DPH-14 (Word,84 KB)
Grant RFP# G-0284 DMHSAS-14
Peer Run Respite
The purpose of this document is to provide interested parties with information to enable them to prepare and submit a proposal for the development and operation of a Regional Peer Run Respite (PRR). Peer Run Respites are home-like facilities run by and for individuals who have lived experience of mental health and/or substance use disorders. These programs are intended to serve as a short-term, residential resource for individuals who are experiencing an increase in symptoms, stressors or exacerbations, and who are in need of support and supportive services to aid in their recovery and thereby avert crises and avoid hospitalization. Proposals must be submitted by qualified applicants, defined as: incorporated public or non-profit organizations that are community-based and consumer-directed, with board representation of at least fifty-one percent consumers with mental health and/or substance use disorders. Agencies should have experience with coordinating and providing peer support and sufficient infrastructure to establish and operate a facility available to consumers 24 hours a day, every day of the year (24/7). The Department of Health Services (DHS) intends to use the results of this solicitation to award up to three contracts that meet federal and state requirements, in the amount of $441,666 each.
Due Date for Proposals is May 16, 2014 at 3:30 PM CT
Grant RFP# G-0284 DMHSAS-14 (PDF, 355 KB)
Amendment 1 Grant RFP# G-0284 DMHSAS-14 (Word, 97 KB)
Grant RFP# G-0292 DMHSAS-14
Collaborative Crisis Intervention Services to Youth
The Department of Health Services (DHS) represented by the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DMHSAS) invites counties alone or in collaboration with other counties (consortium) to submit a proposal for the development and implementation of programs designed to, at minimum, fulfill the requirements of DHS 34, Subchapter III in the provision of Crisis Intervention Services to Youth. Proposals must encompass approaches that result in improved access, services and outcomes for youth, age birth to 20, who have an apparent severe emotional disturbance (SED).
Please Note: Due Date for Proposals is Monday April 28, 2014 at 4:00 PM CT
Grant RFP# G-0292 DMHSAS-14 (PDF,1220 KB)
Grant RFA# G-0293 OPIB-14
Graduate Medical Education New Program Grant
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) was authorized in the state’s biennial budget for 2014-2015 (Act 20), to develop a grant program to support development of new graduate medical education (GME) programs. The purpose of this solicitation is to provide entities currently considering establishing a GME program in one of the targeted specialties with information to assist in preparing and submitting applications for funds. The five specialties are: family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics and psychiatry.
Due Date for Applications is March 28, 2014 at 2:00 PM CT
Grant RFA# G-0293 OPIB-14 (PDF, 563 KB)
Questions and Answers RFA# G-0293 OPIB-14 (PDF, 369 KB)
Questions and Answers #2 RFA# G-0293 OPIB-14 (PDF, 377 KB)
Grant RFP# G-0203 DPH-14
Grants to Dental Clinics – Increasing Access to Care
The Department of Health Services/Division of Public Health is pleased to announce the availability of $850,000 in granting monies for dental clinics to increase dental access to vulnerable populations. The purpose of these funds are to create and improve local community efforts to increase access to oral health services for Wisconsin’s at risk population.
Due Date for Proposals is February 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM CT
Grant RFP# G-0203 DPH-14 (Word, 84 KB)
Last Revised: April 23, 2014