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Request for Proposals
Solicitation No. AHRQ-07-10039
Proposals Due: July 17, 2007, 12 Noon (Local Time).
Contracting Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Contracts Management, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850; Jessica Alderton, Contracting Officer
The presolicitation synopsis for this requirement was published in the FedBizOpps (http://www.fedbizopps.gov) on May 29, 2007, under the title, "Technical Assistance for Health IT and Health Information Exchange in Medicaid and SCHIP." The solicitation issue date is June 13, 2007.
The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available for download (Select to access Downloading Information) and at the Federal Business Opportunities Web page: http://www.fedbizopps.gov. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Web sites where the RFP will be posted to learn about any amendments to the solicitation.
It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Web sites where the RFP will be posted to learn about any amendments to the solicitation. It is anticipated the amendment with responses to questions will be posted on or about June 28, 2007.
It is anticipated that 1 contract award will be made under this solicitation for a 3-year period of performance with 2 one-year option periods.
The purpose of this RFP is to request proposals to provide technical assistance for State Medicaid agencies and State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) implementing health information technology (health IT) and/or participating in health information exchange (HIE) and coordinate these efforts with other health IT projects at AHRQ and potentially other government agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
This Technical Assistance (TA) will support AHRQ's work with State Medicaid agencies by providing them with assistance in the areas of evaluating, implementing and assessing the value of health IT and HIE, and developing tools needed for effective communication, collaboration, information sharing, and knowledge management for State Medicaid agencies. TA will also include development and maintenance of a Medicaid specific section of the already existing AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT (NRC) Web site.
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- Amendment 1—Questions and Answers, Interested Vendors/Bidders List: (Word® File, 55 KB).
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