Fee For Service

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Texas
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • Q - Medical Services
NAICS Category:
  • 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)
Posted Date: Mar 14, 2019
Due Date: Apr 10, 2019
Solicitation No: W81K00_MED_FEE-FOR-SERVICE
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Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Mar 14, 2019
    12:56 pm
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Synopsis :
Added: Mar 14, 2019 12:56 pm

Emergency Department Services Regional Health Contracting Office - Central

THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY; it is not a Solicitation (i.e., Request for Proposal, Request for Quotation, or Invitation for Bids) or an indication that the Regional Health Contracting Office - Central (RHCO-C) will contract for the services contained in the RFI. This RFI is part of a Government market research effort to determine the scope of industry capabilities and interest and will be treated as information only. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responses to this RFI are strictly voluntary, and the Government will not pay respondents for information provided in response to this RFI. Responses to this RFI will not be returned, and respondents will not be notified of the result of the review. If a competitive solicitation is issued, it will be announced on the Federal Business Opportunities website http://www.fbo.gov at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that Solicitation announcement separately from any response to this announcement.

RESPONSES : Respondents to this RFI are to describe their interest and ability to perform the requirements summarized below in the description of the requirement. Responses are to contain (1) company name, (2) CAGE code, (3) mailing address, and (4) primary point of contact information, to include telephone number and email address (5) primary NAICS and business size. Responses should be formatted on the MS Excel template provided in this RFI and should be limited to a maximum of two (2) pages per response.. Proprietary/Competition Sensitive information (appropriately marked) will be protected from disclosure to the greatest extent practical. However, it is preferred that respondents do not provide proprietary or otherwise restricted responses. No faxes, courier delivered, or telephone inquiries/submissions will be accepted.

Responses should be submitted to Rosalba Martinez, Contract Specialist at rosalba.martinez1.civ@mail.mil , Robin M. Castro, Contracting Officer, at robin.m.castro.civ@mail.mil , and MAJ Owen Roberts, Chief of Contracting, at owen.l.roberts2.mil@mail.mil , no later than 12:00 PM Central Time, 10 April, 2019.

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT : The primary purpose of this RFI is to determine the feasibility of pursuing a fee for service contract payment structure for an Emergency Department use in Military Treatment Facilities. This service contract will be used to augment existing government personnel at the MTF in support of military readiness. The Government envisions the contractor having access to a pool of Board Certified candidates who have completed their security background checks and are credentialed/privileged and can provide continuous Emergency Department services without interruption to the MTF.

Potential labor categories required (list is not all inclusive):

•· Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians

•· Physician Assistants

•· Nurses: Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses, Case Managers

The goals of the RFI:

•· Gain knowledge of common business practices for Emergency Department Physician reimbursement practices.

•· Obtain feedback regarding feasibility of the described fee for service requirement (challenges, limitations, costs, incentives, etc.).

QUESTIONS FOR INDUSTRY: The Government desires that respondents offer their experience and recommendations on the following questions related to health care worker and administrative personnel services. Enter your responses on the MS Excel template provided with this RFI.

1. What is the best approach other than FTE/ hourly rate for compensation either commercially or other Federal contracts? What are the positive and negatives of each type of compensation?

2. Can Emergency Physicians be compensated by procedure? What does that structure look like? Are there levels?

3. Can your company provide complementary physician support to a Level I/ II/ III Trauma Center? What is your experience?

4. How many physicians are in your practice and available for staffing Trauma Centers?

5. Please provide your company experience dealing in this type of service arena?

6. What is your experience with performance based metrics (e.g., waiting times, patient satisfaction)?

7. What is your experience in credentialing your employees at multiple facilities?

8. Do you have contract or agreements that your company is compensated at/ above CMS rates?

9. Have you ever provided support to an emergency department that provided Graduate Medical Education (GME) Training?

10. Have you offered flat rate complementary services to a partially staffed emergency department?

11. What is your experience in dealing with multiple state licensing for providers?

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Posted Date:
March 14, 2019
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Description: Respondent information and questions.
Contracting Office Address :
JBSA FT SAM HOUSTON , Texas 78234-0000
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Rosalba Martinez,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 2102213159
Secondary Point of Contact :
Robin M. Castro,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 2102213358
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General Information
Notice Type:
Sources Sought
Posted Date:
March 14, 2019
Response Date:
Apr 10, 2019 12:00 pm Central
Archiving Policy:
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Classification Code:
Q -- Medical services
621 -- Ambulatory Health Care Services/621111 -- Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)

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