Added: Feb 27, 2013 11:35 am
In accordance to FAR Part 5.207 -- Preparation and Transmittal of Synopses, The Department of Health and Human Services, Program Support Center, Division of Acquisition Management intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) on behalf of the Federal Occupational Health (FOH) Service for Employee Assistance and Work/Life Programs
1. Action Code: Pre-Solicitation
2. Date: 02/27/2013
3. Year: 2013
4. Contracting Office Zip Code: 20852
5. Classification Code: G - Social Services
6. Contracting Office Address: 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857
7. Subject: Full and Open Competitive requirement to provide Employee Assistance Programs, Work/Life Services and a menu of al a carte optional services.
8. Proposed Solicitation Number: 13-233-SOL-00185
9. Closing Response: TBD
10. Contact Point: Bettie L. Hartley, firstname.lastname@example.org
11. Contract Award and Solicitation Number: - TBD
12. Contract Award Dollar Amount: TBD
13. Contract Line Item: TBD
14. Contract Award Date: July 2013
15. Contractor: TBD
16. Place of Performance: Various
17. Set Aside Status: Full and Open Competition
18. Period of Performance: The anticipated period of performance shall be for a base period of 3 month with four 12 month option periods and one 9 month option period.
The Department of Health and Human Services, Program Support Center (PSC), Strategic Acquisition Services, Division of Acquisition Management intends to issue a full and open competitive solicitation that provides Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work/Life Services. Federal Occupational Health (FOH), a service unit within the PSC, has provided occupational health programs for Federal employees for over 65 years. FOH operates under the principles of the Health Promotion for Government Employees Act, Pub. L. No. 79-658, 60 Stat. 903 (1946), as amended and codified at 5 U.S.C. § 7901, which authorizes the head of an agency to establish a health service program to promote and maintain the physical fitness and emotional well-being of Federal employees; 41 U.S.C. 231; and the Service and Supply Fund Charter. To fulfill this mission, FOH provides various occupational health services including workplace-based behavioral health and work/life services. FOH's EAP and Work/Life Program offers a confidential resource for federal employees while helping Federal agencies increase employee productivity and ensure workforce readiness.
The subject solicitation shall encompass both components of EAP, work/life and a menu of al a carte optional services.
Services shall be provided for departments, agencies, and other organizational components with the Federal Government when they enter into interagency agreements with FOH. EAP and Work/Life services are to be provided for agency employees and their family members worldwide. Currently, FOH has approximately 475 interagency agreements with various government departments and independent agencies.
The contractor shall provide access to employee assistance services that include in-person, telephonic, and on-line consultation and problem solving for a wide range of personal, wellness, and work/life concerns. The contractor shall provide educational and motivational activities; referral, monitoring, and follow-up services; behavioral health consultation and coaching; short-term problem-focused counseling for employees and specified family members; crisis intervention; and management consultation and support. The contractor shall also provide services for work and life events, including adoption, becoming a parent, newborn care, child care, elder care, college and technical schools, relocation, career development, financial planning, legal assistance, convenience services, retirement planning, and other services for adults with disabilities and illnesses. Services shall be accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and include a 24-hour service center, and interactive, web-based resources.
The Government appreciates your interest in this Department of Health and Human Services procurement and we encourage you to respond to this procurement or any future Department of Health and Human Services projects suited to the capabilities of your organization. All requests/questions regarding this pre-solicitation notice shall be via email only, email@example.com
Added: Jul 15, 2013 8:08 pm
The purpose of this amendment is to extend the due date for proposals from 07/24/2013 to 08/07/2013 at 3:00 PM EST. No proposals will be accepted after this period.
For any questions regarding this amendment, please contact Michael Fischer at 301.443.0728.