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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF JULY 26, 2003 FBO #0604
SOLICITATION NOTICE

A -- Support of Medicare+Choice Payment Alternatives

Notice Date
7/24/2003
 
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
 
Contracting Office
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration, Acquisition and Grants Group, 7500 Security Blvd. C2-21-15, Central Building, Baltimore, MD, 21244-1850
 
ZIP Code
21244-1850
 
Solicitation Number
Reference-Number-765-3-040313
 
Response Due
8/8/2003
 
Archive Date
8/23/2003
 
Point of Contact
Renee Wallace-Abney, Contract Specialist, Phone 410-786-5128, Fax 410-786-9643,
 
E-Mail Address
rwallace@cms.hhs.gov
 
Description
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services intends to award, under Simplified Acquisition Procedures, on a sole source basis a firm fixed price award to Chris Hogan c/o Direct Research, LLC, 506 Moorefield Road, SW, Vienna, Virginia 22180-6222 to support CMS? efforts to determine the feasibility of applying frailty adjustment to the M+C program. The contractor shall determine whether the rate book needs to be re-standardized to account for the variation in functional impairment across geographic areas; and, if so, conduct analyses to determine the mechanism for adjusting the rate book. The contractor will also conduct analyses to support payment options for consideration under Medicare reform. Qualified contractors must have experience with risk adjustment models and must have a technical understanding of M+C payments including the calculations required to construct rate books for new payment system. We require that the contractor does not have any involvement with the development or maintenance of the current CMS-HCC risk adjustment model or the frailty adjustment model to be implemented b the CMS in 2004. We also require the contractor has experience investigating frailty adjustment alternatives for organizations that serve special populations. All responsible sources may submit capability statements, which shall be considered by the agency in accordance with the requirements in the synopsis.
 
Place of Performance
Address: 7500 SECURITY BOULEVARD, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Zip Code: 21244-1850
Country: USA
 
Record
SN00381739-W 20030726/030724214434 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps.gov Link to This Notice
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