Innovation RFP Integrated Housing and Services for People with BH Needs

Agency: State Government of Delaware
State: Delaware
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541512 - Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Posted Date: Oct 26, 2020
Due Date: Dec 2, 2020
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Innovation RFP Integrated Housing and Services for People with BH Needs ,
HSS20037A-INHOUSING
Contract Specific Message:

Non-mandatory pre-bid meeting
Solicitation Ad Date 10/26/2020
Deadline for Bid Responses 12/2/2020 at 11:00 a.m. Local Time
Supporting Documents RFP - Professional Services
Appendix C3 - fillable version
Contact Information Ruthena.Gbedema@delaware.gov

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OPEN AND CONTINUOUS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Innovation RFP: Integrated Housing and Services for People with Behavioral Health Needs
ISSUED BY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES,
DIVISION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH
CONTRACT NUMBER HSS-20-037A
Contents:
I. Overview
II. Scope of Services
III. Required Information
IV. Professional Services RFP Administrative Information
V. Contract Terms and Conditions
VI. RFP Miscellaneous Information
VII. Attachments
Attachment 1 – No Proposal Reply Form
Attachment 2 – Non-Collusion Statement
Attachment 3 – Exceptions
Attachment 4 – Confidentiality and Proprietary Information
Attachment 5 – Business References
Attachment 6 – Subcontractor Information Form
Attachment 7 – Monthly Usage Report
Attachment 8 – Subcontracting (2nd Tier Spend) Report
Attachment 9 – Office of Supplier Diversity Application
VIII. Appendices
Appendix A - MINIMUM MANDATORY SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Appendix B - SCOPE OF WORK AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Appendix C - RFP FINANCIAL SURVEY
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I. Overview
The State of Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Substance
Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH), seeks professional services to for housing bidders with
models which include service-integrated recovery housing for individuals with behavioral
health (BH) needs. This request for proposals (“RFP”) is issued pursuant to 29 Del. C. §§
6981 and 6982.
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IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT BIDDERS THOROUGHLY REVIEW THIS RFP
STATE OF DELAWARE
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
DIVISION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH
The proposed schedule of events subject to the RFP is outlined below:
Public Notice
Date: October 26, 2020
Prebid Meeting
Date: November 10, 2020 at 2:00pm EST
Deadline for Questions
Date: November 17, 2020
Response to Questions Posted by: Date: November 24, 2020
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals:
OPEN AND CONTINOUS SUBMISSIONS
LAST DATE TO SUBMIT IS December 2, 2020, BY 11:00 AM (EST)
Each proposal must be accompanied by a transmittal letter which briefly summarizes the
proposing firm’s interest in providing the required professional services. The transmittal letter
must also clearly state and justify any exceptions to the requirements of the RFP which the
applicant may have taken in presenting the proposal. (Applicant exceptions must also be
recorded on Attachment 3).
Furthermore, the transmittal letter must attest to the fact, at a minimum, that the Vendor shall
not store or transfer non-public State of Delaware data outside of the United States. For
technology related solicitations, Vendors may refer to the Delaware Department of
Technology and Information identified terms and conditions included in this solicitation.
The State of Delaware reserves the right to deny any and all exceptions taken to the RFP
requirements.
The transmittal letter must include the following questions and answers:
Bidders must circle Yes or No to the following questions and include
the answers in their response.
1) Does the bidder have a Supplier Diversity plan currently in place?
2) Does the bidder have any diverse sub- contractors as outlined in
Attachment 8 Tier II Sub-contractors?
3) Does the bidder have a written inclusion policy in place?
If yes, attach a clearly identifiable copy of the inclusion plan to
your proposal.
Answers to these 3 questions are mandatory. An affirmative answer
to question 2 may directly impact quarterly sub-contracting
reporting as illustrated in Attachment 8 in those instances where an
awarded contract includes subcontracting activity.
Yes/No
Yes/No
Yes/No
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STATE OF DELAWARE
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
DIVISION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH
PREBID MEETING
A pre-bid Conference Call has been scheduled for November 10, 2020 at 2:00pm EST. It is
requested that bidders limit representation to two (2) individuals. Bidders should RSVP to
DHSS_DMS_dmsprocure@delaware.gov.
While not mandatory, the pre-bid meeting gives applicants an opportunity to walk through the
RFP boilerplate, the RFP process, and address any questions or concerns from potential
bidders.
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This is an open and continuous RFP. (DHSS Division) will accept applications on a
continuous basis through December 2, 2020, unless specifically noted in a
subsequent addendum.
Bid openings will occur as follows:
Semi Annually bid openings schedule: 1st Wednesdays of June, and December
Responses to this particular RFP release must be received no later than December
2, 2020, at 11:00 AM ET. Subsequent RFP releases will allow for responses to be
submitted through future identified dates.
Contract award(s) will be dependent on the quality of applications received and the needs
of the Department. Contract award(s) may be extended for up to five years pending
satisfactory performance, available funds and continued need.
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STATE OF DELAWARE
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
DIVISION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH
II. Scope of Services
A. Description of Services
1. Bidders will provide innovative residential and recovery support housing with
integrated treatment services that address health disparities for individuals living
with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) including
intravenous drug use, and high-risk populations, including individuals residing in
rural areas, aging populations, transition age youth, pregnant women, families,
individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), and culturally diverse populations.
2. Bidders will provide detailed information about innovative housing solutions that
include the provision of recovery support with accessible services, both medical,
and non-medical, based on needs rather than on insurance status or the initial
diagnosis of the individual.
3. Bidders will ensure that solutions include recovery housing support with
additional integrated services that meets the following defined Levels of
community care, at a minimum:
group homes
National Association of Recovery Residences (NARR) Level IV Support
Services
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Level 3.1.
4. Bidders will ensure that all proposed solutions are consistent with applicable
regulations, standards, procedures, and best practices and include a continuum
of housing step-down approaches.
5. Bidders are encouraged to include community partnerships and innovative
solutions for recovery housing support and integrated services that connect
individuals with BH needs to greater access to services and supports on the
continuum of care.
6. Bidders should include comprehensive case management (including outreach)
incorporated and integrated with the residential treatment unit, coordination and
collaboration with other health care providers, including primary care, and
community-based social support and recovery services.
7. Bidders are expected there will be meaningful continuing care collaboration and
coordination of care with, primary care providers, existing outpatient services,
recovery housing resources, as well as other community treatment resources.
8. Bidders will describe the integrated care model including details about the
proposed evidence-based practices, published source (e.g., NIDA, SAMHSA,
NIAAA), intended population, and staff organization charts.
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IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT BIDDERS THOROUGHLY REVIEW THIS RFP
STATE OF DELAWARE
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
DIVISION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH
9. Bidders will include its approach to ensuring individuals currently receiving FDA
approved medication for behavioral health needs will be admitted to all
residential treatment units.
10. Bidders will include a formal plan for identifying, evaluating and correcting
deficiencies in the quality and quantity of services which shall include proposed
vendor “performance targets; how these will be evaluated, tracked and reported;
and include an understanding that DSAMH will be involved in setting up these
performance targets.
Please see Appendix B for the full Scope of Work and Technical Requirements.
III. Required Information
The following information shall be provided in each proposal in the order listed below. Failure
to respond to any request for information within this proposal may result in rejection of the
proposal at the sole discretion of the State.
A. Minimum Requirements
1. Provide Delaware license(s) and/or certification(s) necessary to perform services as
identified in the scope of work.
Prior to the execution of an award document, the successful Vendor shall either furnish
the Agency with proof of State of Delaware Business Licensure or initiate the process
of application where required.
2. Vendor shall provide responses to the Request for Proposal (RFP) scope of work and
clearly identify capabilities as presented in the General Evaluation Requirements
below.
3. Complete all appropriate attachments and forms as identified within the RFP.
4. Proof of insurance and amount of insurance shall be furnished to the Agency prior to
the start of the contract period and shall be no less than as identified in the bid
solicitation, Section V, Item 8, subsection g (insurance).
B. General Evaluation Requirements
1. Experience and Reputation
2. Leadership and Expertise (related to the scope of work described in Appendix B)
3. Capacity to meet requirements (size, financial condition, etc.)
4. Location (geographical)
5. Completeness of response
6. Soundness of approach (e.g. use of evidence-based practices)
7. Sustainability
8. Partnerships with other vendors
9. Pricing
10. Bonus points will be awarded based on the following:
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IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT BIDDERS THOROUGHLY REVIEW THIS RFP

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