Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Archive print banner

Comprehensive Health Communications and Implementation Program

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to for current information.

Request for Proposals

Solicitation No. AHRQ-06-00033 (Full and Open Competition)

Proposals Due: August 11, 2006, 12 Noon EDT

Contracting Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Contracts Management, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850; Jackie Carey, Contracting Officer.

The Special Notice announcements for this requirement were published in the FedBizOpps ( on December 27, 2005, and May 12, 2006.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available for download (select for Downloading Information) and at the Federal Business Opportunities Web site: It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Web sites where the RFP is posted to learn about any amendments to the solicitation.


A single cost reimbursement, performance based incrementally funded contract is contemplated for a period of five years. Award of contract is anticipated by September 30, 2006.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is soliciting proposals under a standard competition in accordance with OMB Circular A-76, dated May 29, 2003. The services being procured form a comprehensive health communications program, which runs the full range of communications (publishing/public affairs/knowledge transfer), dissemination, and implementation of services. Go to solicitation for a detailed description of services.

Downloading Information

Shift-click from this Web page: Your browser may support downloading the RFP and reference documents from this Web page. To download them from this Web page, click on the following links with the right mouse button and select "Save Link As" (Firefox™, Netscape®) or "Save Target As" (Internet Explorer®):

  • Comprehensive Health Communications and Implementation Program: Request for Proposals (Word® File, 525 KB).
  • Performance Work Statement (PDF File, 560 KB). PDF Help.
  • Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (PDF File, 155 KB). PDF Help.
  • Amendment 1, Questions & Answers (Word® File, 145 KB).
  • Technical Exhibit 3-003A, IRC Space and Equipment Inventory (Word® File, 35 KB).
  • Technical Exhibit 3-004A, Automated Systems and Software for the Web (Word® File, 70 KB).
  • Technical Exhibit 5-066A, Web Development Brief (Word® File, 40 KB).
  • Technical Exhibit 5-066B, Web Development Phases (Word® File, 30 KB).
  • Technical Exhibit 5-076A, IRC Policies, Guidlines, and Regulations (Word® File, 55 KB).

Free Viewers

Files related to the RFP can be accessed with free viewers if proprietary software is not available.

Top of Page

Current as of July 2006


The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.


AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care