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Health and Human Services (HHS) Consolidation and Reorganization

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000530476

Bid Title: Health and Human Services (HHS) Consolidation and Reorganization

Agency Bid No. Title: 529-16-0116

Received Date: 04/04/2016

Close Date: 04/22/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By Optional 04/07/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The consultant selected under this RFP will be responsible for producing the following deliverables:Project Plan: The consultant will develop a detailed plan that includes the consultants project support structure, identifies key members of the project support teams and their roles and responsibilities, and specifies deliverables and timeframes for completing deliverables to assist HHSC in meeting Senate Bill 200 requirements.Cost Allocation Plan: HHSC has an approved Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan that allows the State to receive federal reimbursement for various HHS programs. This plan will need to be revised to reflect the transfer of agency programs and staff into HHSC under different phases of consolidation. The consultant will review the current plan and assist HHSC in developing a revised plan that will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Cost Allocation Services for approval. Assistance to HHSC includes, but is not limited to, the following:Project management experience related to Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plans, including an understanding of the entire development process of such plans, to assist HHSC in ensuring that the revised plan meets all federal requirements for approval and is completed in a timely manner. Because the transition of programs will be implemented in multiple phases, the consultant must take these phases into consideration in assisting HHSC during the plan development.An understanding of all federal policies and procedures affecting recovery of costs incurred by programs from the applicable federal funding source and any related limitations specific to these federal sources when applying them to a Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan.The consultant will make recommendations, if requested by HHSC, on methods and procedures utilized by HHSC or transferring agencies to recover costs from federal funding sources.Extensive experience with creating and updating various supporting files into acceptable formats for submission of the Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan to U.S. DHHS Cost Allocation Services. An example of this experience is updating organizational charts to be included in the plan and any related exhibits.The consultant should supply a Cost Allocation Timeline which identifies data and dates that need to be met to ensure submission of appropriate documents to U.S. DHHS Cost Allocation Services. There must be a consideration within this timeline for the transfer of programs that would be implemented in multiple phases.Communication Plan: The consultant will assist HHSC in developing and implementing a strategic communication plan for both internal and external stakeholders. The overall objective of the communication plan is to support successful implementation of transformation and reorganization of the HHS system through clear and proactive delivery of meaningful information to internal and external stakeholders. The plan should establish goals and strategies to reach, inform and receive input from stakeholder groups. The communication plan will build upon existing HHS system communications activities and should help increase transparency and positively influence organizational change. The communication plan, at a minimum, will:Integrate the agreed-upon goals and strategies for transforming the health and human services system;Define the structure of the projects communication effort

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Product Code: 91883

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Texas - Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Vonda White, Client Services Contracting Unit Enterprise Contract and Procurement Services, 4405 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas, 78756

Phone: 512-776-7470

Fax: 512-776-7351




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