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Request for Proposal
Solicitation No. AHRQ-2009-10008
Date Issued: December 15, 2008
Proposals Due: February 17, 2009; 12 Noon (Local Time).
Contracting Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 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 December 1, 2008, under the title, "Evidence-based Technical Assistance for Multistakeholder, Community-based Quality Collaboratives." The solicitation issue date is December 15, 2008.
The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available for download here 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 January 16, 2009.
It is anticipated that 1 contract award will be made under this solicitation for a 1 year period of performance with 4 one year option periods.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is soliciting proposals for an Evidence-based Technical Assistance Learning Network for Multistakeholder, Community-based Quality Collaboratives, or more specifically, Chartered Value Exchanges (CVEs). The CVEs are tasked with measuring and reporting on physician or hospital practice in a meaningful and transparent way to influence value-based decisionmaking by consumers and purchasers of health care. The Learning Network will support 24 (and possibly more) CVE teams, each of which includes representatives from four stakeholder groups: providers, purchasers, health plans and consumer organizations as well as other local stakeholders.
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