AHCCCS YH14-0001 - Acute/CRS Request for Proposal Information

AHCCCS has established an RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feed as a courtesy to notify interested parties that information has been added to the ACUTE/CRS RFP Information page. Due to the numerous browsers and RSS Readers available for use, AHCCCS cannot guarantee whether, and to what extent, the RSS feed information will be viewed by the subscriber. Therefore, the RSS feed may not reliably provide the subscriber with RFP updates. In order to ensure that subscribers have access to all information pertaining to the RFP, it is the responsibility of the subscriber/interested party to regularly visit the AHCCCS Website, ACUTE/CRS RFP Information page.

Out of ten bidders, AHCCCS has awarded Acute Care contracts to seven managed care companies that will provide services to over one million Arizonans. Two companies bid on one available statewide contract to provide integrated physical and behavioral health services for children with special health care needs, known as Children’s Rehabilitative Services (CRS).

To access RFP award information, click the Procurement File link below.

To access RFP information, click the Bidders' Library link below.

AHCCCS has begun development of the Acute/CRS Request for Proposal (RFP). In order to maintain the integrity of the RFP process to ensure that each potential Offeror is given fair and equal consideration, please do not contact AHCCCS staff directly for data requests or questions related to the RFP. All requests for information should be directed to:

Meggan LaPorte, Chief Procurement Officer
701 E. Jefferson, Mail Drop 5700
Phoenix, Arizona, 85034
E-mail address: procurement@azahcccs.gov

AHCCCS is seeking information on several topics regarding the Acute/CRS RFP. Please take a moment to complete the following survey(s).

AHCCCS is seeking input from physical and behavioral health care providers regarding care coordination for the non-Seriously Mentally Ill population. Please take a moment to complete the following survey.

AHCCCS has changed the reference number for the ACUTE/CRS RFP from YH13-0001 to YH14-0001. No timelines have been changed.

Meetings will be held at AHCCCS (701 E Jefferson, Gold Room, Phoenix, Arizona) from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Future events can be found in the AHCCCS Calendar.

Given the unprecedented interest in the upcoming Acute Care RFP, the AHCCCS Administration wants to ensure that MCO meetings and opportunities to interact with AHCCCS leadership are transparent and equitable. Consequently, AHCCCS will be hosting a CMS ICD10 Overview for current AHCCCS Contractors and other interested managed care organizations.

This meeting will be held at AHCCCS (701 E Jefferson, Gold Room, Phoenix, Arizona) from 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012.

Meeting Agenda/Overview will be posted shortly.

Please RSVP for the meeting by emailing Lori Petre at Lori.Petre@azahcccs.gov. Please limit participation to no more than 4 representatives from your managed care organization.

On Thursday, June 14, AHCCCS will be hosting an open meeting to discuss the upcoming efforts in exploring an option to the current inpatient hospital per diem payment methodology.

The meeting will be held from 2:30-4:00 p.m.

701 E. Jefferson Street in Phoenix, Third floor, Gold Room.

Lines will be provided on a limited basis, if you are not able to attend in person, please send an e-mail to FFSRates@azahcccs.gov with "DRG Conference Line" in the title and teleconference information will be sent to you.

Since 1993, AHCCCS has paid hospital inpatient claims using a tiered per diem fee schedule that was developed internally.