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Seeking Interested Facilities to provide Nursing Home Services in the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) catchment area - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Feb 01, 2018
Category: Medical Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 16;Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center;2002 Holcombe Boulevard;Houston TX 77030 4298

Description

36C25618Q9152 SOURCES SOUGHT: Nursing Home Service Providers in CAVHS catchment area DISCLAIMER This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. 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. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI. The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) in North Little Rock, AR, is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify facilities having an interest in and the resources to provide Nursing Home Services to eligible Veterans living in the CAVHS catchment area. THERE IS NO SOLICITATION ATTHIS TIME. This request for information does not constitute a request for proposals; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred. If your organization has the potential and is interested in providing these services, please complete the information below and provide responses to John Walker via email at john.walker15@va.gov BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE FOR SDVOSB, VOSB, SMALL BUSINESSES OR PROCURED THROUGH FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to vendors regarding their submissions. Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the below-listed services are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by 3:00 pm, CST February 06, 2018. See last page for information to submit. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to john.walker15@va.gov SYNOPSIS OF REQUIREMENT: Nursing home facilities in the CNH program shall ensure that care meets the health needs and promotes the maximum well-being of VA patients. Nursing home care will be furnished to ensure the total medical, nursing, and psychosocial needs of VA beneficiaries. All nursing home facilities in VA s CNH program must have current Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification (Medicare and/or Medicaid) and a State nursing home license. VA developed quality of care standards utilizing CMS inspection criteria that are followed by VA in its selection of nursing homes which includes exclusionary criteria on which the CNH is evaluated. See VHA Handbook 1143.2, VHA Community Nursing Home Oversight Procedures (June 4, 2004) a copy of which is available at: http://www.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?pub=2. VA often has a particular need for specialty care services in the CNH program. The VA requires CNHs to have bed capacity to ensure their ability to take referrals when requested. The CNH also must be able to accept VA referrals in a timely fashion (ideally within 24 hours of request). Provider visits will be available at the rate of one (1) visit per month. Laboratory, x-ray, and other special services will be available to VA patients as needed. In addition, the care provided will include room, meals, nursing care, and other services or supplies commensurate with the VA-authorized level of care, without extra charge. Duly authorized representatives of VA will provide quality oversight visits to veterans placed to assure continuity of care and to assist in the veterans transition back into the community. These visits do not substitute nor relieve the CNH in any way of the responsibility for the daily care and medical treatment of the veteran. The per diem rate(s) established in this IDC will include the cost of primary medical care, one (1) provider visit per month and needed consultation, drugs and routine supplies, laboratory, x-ray, and other special services authorized by VA, unless otherwise specifically excepted. Full attention shall be given to motivating and educating patients to achieve and maintain independence in the activities of daily living. Every effort shall be made to keep patients ambulatory and to achieve an optimal level of self-care. PRODUCT SERVICE CODE: Q402 Medical Nursing Home Care NAICS: 623110 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) SOURCES SOUGHT QUESTIONS 36C25618Q9152 Provide responses to the below to email john.walker15@va.gov by closing date and time. Facility Name: Facility DUNS #: Facility Complete Address: Facility Point of Contact Phone #: Facility Point of Contact email address: System for Award Management (SAM): Is your facility currently registered in SAM: Yes / No If yes Valid until date If no Is your facility willing to register in SAM in order to be afforded the opportunity to be awarded a federal contract? What is the Socio-Economic Status of your business for NAICS 623110? Circle the one that most aptly applies: Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Veteran Owned Small Business Small Business Other Than Small Business (i.e. Large Business) How many beds does your facility have? How many beds or what percentage of beds are currently filled? What is the capacity of veteran patients your facility is willing accept under a contract? Does your facility accept or is your facility willing to accept the State MEDICAID Rate for Nursing Homes as established by Department of Human Services (DHS) in the state of Arkansas? Yes/No ***** End Word Document - FBO-DESCRIPTION: Sources Sought

Original Point of Contact

POC John Walker

Place of Performance

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