Government Contract | Maryland
Case Management Services for Special Education Office

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000768146

Bid Title: Case Management Services for Special Education Office

Agency Bid No. Title: 020.17.B1

Received Date: 11/14/2016

Close Date: 11/28/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Howard County, Maryland

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Providing case managementservices to our special education/autism waiver eligible students. A. The Howard County Public School System, Special Education Department desires theservices of a qualified vendor to provide case management services for students in specialeducation who are autism waiver eligible.B. The contractor must provide the necessary case management services to our students onautism waiver (currently 100 students) that will include monitoring their medical assistanceeligibility and serving as a liaison between the parents and the state and local school systems,community services providers, and other community resources that can address the student'sand/or familys needs. In addition, case managers will help to identify appropriate AutismWaiver services, including respite care, family consultation, and modifications to the homeenvironment, with the goal of ensuring that the student is receiving the allotted autism waiverservices to help the student remain in their home and community rather than be placed into aresidential facility.C. The contractor, as a case management agency, must have specific policies and proceduresabout how to provide quality case management services to all individuals who they serve aswell as processes in place to elicit feedback from all parents/caregivers on at least an annualbasis.D. The contractor must have a mechanism for quality control to monitor the rate at whichprocedures are completed to assist our families through the eligibility process andrequirements to improve low performance rates for the services they provide our department.E. Case manager must be instrumental in revising the recertification process to decrease theburden for families and have established processes in place to ensure sound practices formaintaining student records in accordance with the MSDE requirements for the AutismWaiver.F. The contractor must also have the capacity to provide collaborative case management tosupport families who access more than two services and when additional programs may bebeneficial, contractor case managers are equipped to facilitate those enrollment processes aswell.

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Product Codes: 95215, 95200

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Howard County Schools

State: Maryland

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Douglas Pindell, Office of Purchasing Office of Purchasing, 10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland, 21042

Phone: 410-313-6722

Fax: 410-313-6789




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