RFP# 0722-001 MORES – North Carolina Mobile Outreach, Response, Engagement, and Stabilization

Partners is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit responses from appropriately qualified organizations to provide services, as outlined in this RFP, to program enrollees eligible due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder.

The primary purpose of this RFP is to meet an identified need in Cabarrus County for MORES – North Carolina Mobile Outreach, Response, Engagement, and Stabilization by selecting one provider through the RFP process. The intent for this RFP is to provide coverage of the MORES service in one county, with a possible expansion to two counties. An allocation amount will be forthcoming to support the expansion of MORES.

This RFP is specifically to identify organizations interested in and qualified to provide Mobile Outreach, Response, Engagement, and Stabilization (MORES). Mobile Outreach, Response, Engagement, and Stabilization is a mobile intervention for children and adolescents ages 3-21 years experiencing escalating emotional or behavioral needs. MORES will replace mobile crisis services for youth in Cabarrus County.

To be considered for this RFP you must attend the Mandatory Bidder’s Conference on August 5, 2022 at 10:00 am, as well as submit all required documents in the correct format by 5pm on Friday August 12, 2022. All responses should be submitted electronically to providers@partnersbhm.org.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://partnersbhm.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0oc-ivrjItHdADNVzHH9JhRvrAyBV9sHtE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Complete information on the Request for Proposal use the following links:

MORES In Lieu of Service Definition

RFP 0722-001 MORES Narrative Form Attachment A

MORES RFP 0722-001 Cabarrus Description

Any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this RFP will be posted to the Partners’ website no later than August 8, 2022.

Issuance of an RFI, ROI, or RFP does not guarantee a financial award, nor does it indicate a commitment on the part of the issuer to pursue further contractual relationship.

ROI #0522-002 Emergency Transitional Residential Intervention

Registration of Interest (ROI) – Emergency Transitional Residential Intervention

Partners is initiating this Registration of Interest (ROI) to solicit responses from appropriately qualified organizations to provide Residential Level II, Family/Program Type services to enrollees who are eligible due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder.  This ROI is specifically to identify Partners’ Network Providers interested in and qualified to provide Emergency Transitional Residential Intervention with a license for Residential Level II, Family/Program Type.

The ROI purpose is to identify qualified MH/SU behavioral health providers interested and willing to provide Emergency Transitional Residential Intervention services located in Forsyth County.

Emergency Transitional Residential Intervention (RI) is a residential treatment – Level II/Family/Program Type that provides structure, therapeutic, and supervised environment for youth who are experiencing a crisis, however, do not meet the imminent danger to self or others threshold and can be diverted from an emergency department visit or inpatient hospitalization short term while a sound long term plan is formulated and executed. Crisis is characterized as serious conflict in current environment, adding to emotional dysregulation, requiring removal to allow de- escalation and re- evaluation/assessment and further development of the crisis plan as needed. This service is intended to support the youth in a safe and healthy environment, prevent abuse and neglect, and provide short term treatment during a time of transition.

Access the full description at the following link: https://providers.partnersbhm.org/wp-content/uploads/partners-ROI-0522-002-emerg-tran-res-intervention.pdf

Complete information on the Registration of Interest can be found on the Partners website at https://www.cognitoforms.com/PartnersBehavioralHealthManagement2/roi0522002emergencytransitionalresidentialinterventionforsythcounty

All responses should be submitted electronically at the ROI link.

Any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this RFP will be posted to the Partners’ website no later than June 17, 2022.

Issuance of an RFI, ROI, or RFP does not guarantee a financial award, nor does it indicate a commitment on the part of the issuer to pursue further contractual relationship.

RFP #0522-001 Professional Treatment Services in Facility-Based Crisis Program

Request for Proposal – Professional Treatment Services in Facility Based Crisis Program

Partners is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit responses from appropriately qualified organizations to provide services, as outlined in this RFP, to program enrollees eligible due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder.

The primary purpose of this RFP is to meet an identified need in Forsyth County for professional treatment services in a facility-based crisis facility by selecting one provider through the RFP process. It is Forsyth County’s intent to be supportive of this service. Pending appropriation of funds and Forsyth County Board of County Commissioner approval, existing County owned space may be renovated and leased to the awarded Provider for operation of the services.

This RFP is specifically to identify organizations interested in and qualified to provide Professional Treatment Services in Facility-Based Crisis Program (FBC) for adults. Professional Treatment Services in Facility-Based Crisis Program (FBC) is an alternative to hospitalization for adults who have a behavioral health or substance use disorder or are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. FBC is for individuals in crisis who require a short-term intensive evaluation, treatment intervention or behavioral management to stabilize acute or crisis situations. This RFP is for a 24-hour residential facility, offered seven days a week, with 16 beds that provides support and crisis services in a community setting. FBC is provided in a licensed facility that meets 10A NCAC 27G .5000 licensure standards.

To be considered for this RFP you must attend the Mandatory Bidder’s Conference on July 14, 2022 at 10:00 am, as well as submit all required documents in the correct format by August 5th by 5:00 pm.

partnersbhm.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqd-utrjssGtCJcS9huOI5g-p3Hzs-gqNG

All responses should be submitted electronically to providers@partnersbhm.org.

Complete information on the Request for Proposal  can be found on the Partners website at:
providers.partnersbhm.org/wp-content/uploads/partners-facility-based-crisis-rfp-0522-001-forsyth.pdf

Responses must be emailed to Providers@partnersbhm.org .  There should be no more than 3 documents submitted:

  1. Narrative (Attachment A) including attestation
  2. Budget projection form (labeled as Attachment B and up to 2 tabs of Excel Workbook or up to 2 pages in another program)
  3. Provider attachments (labeled as Attachment C – all provider attachments should be submitted as one document).

Any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this RFP will be posted to the Partners’ website no later than July 22, 2022.

Issuance of an RFI, ROI, or RFP does not guarantee a financial award, nor does it indicate a commitment on the part of the issuer to pursue further contractual relationship.

Registration of Interest #1020-001: NC Medicaid Children and Youth Services, Burke and Rutherford Counties

This Registration of Interest will be used to identify appropriately qualified organizations providing will be used to identify any MH/SU Providers interested in and qualified to participate in trauma initiatives in Burke and Rutherford counties. Partners is specifically seeking mental health provider agencies and/or Department of Social Services agencies with clinical teams willing to have their clinical staff (up to five clinicians and one clinical team lead) trained and certified, as well as, maintain certification in order to participate in the project. Certification is awarded by Benchmarks after the designated clinical team leader and clinical team complete the required three-day training and demonstrate competence in the required modalities. Each clinical team will be trained in the use of the assessment, the impact of trauma, how to utilize the standardized measures and the Trauma-intensive Comprehensive Clinical Assessment (TiCCA) template. Clinicians that demonstrate proficiency through North Carolina’s Child Treatment Program (NC CTP) rostering or through their professional license will be exempt from some aspects of clinical training. Clinical team leaders will receive additional training in facilitative administration including operational components. Completion of the training, in addition to ongoing fidelity monitoring, will deem a clinician as certified.

Please refer to the Submission Information for the complete ROI and associated forms.

Responses to Registration of Interest #1020-001 Due December 31, 2020 by 5:00 PM

Please note that issuance of an ROI, RFI or RFP does not guarantee a financial award, nor does it indicate a commitment on the part of the issuer to pursue further contractual relationship.

Please follow the directions below in order to successfully submit your ROI:

Request for Proposals #1120-001: NC Medicaid Residential Service for Children (ages 9-12) with Complex Needs

Partners is initiating a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify current network providers interested in and qualified to provide NC Medicaid Residential Services for Children (Ages 9-21) with Complex Needs in accordance with the guidelines below:

A. One (4 bed) .5600 B Licensed Group Home:

  1. This group home would be co-ed and serve children, ages 9-21, with dual diagnoses of intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental health (MH) or substance use disorder (SUD). Diagnosis can include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Clinical Coverage Policy 8-D2 would be followed. Funding sources include regular Medicaid B under an In-Lieu-Of Service Definition. The location must be within Partners’ catchment area and the home must be open for services on or before January 4, 2021. There may be potential for more than one home for which this RFP will be used at a later date.
  2. This service includes provision to children eligible under the criteria for Children with Complex Needs. Eligibility criteria includes the following:
    a. Medicaid eligible children ages 9 and under 21; and
    b. Who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability (including I/DD and/or ASD) and a mental health disorder; and
    c. Who are at risk of not being able to return to or maintain placement in a community setting; and
    d. Has a history of mental health and intellectual and/or developmental disabilities diagnoses or treatment AND one or more of the following risk factors will include the following:
    • The child is exhibiting behaviors that are a danger to self or others at this time; and/or
    • Has been expelled or is at risk of expulsion from school due to disruptive or dangerous behaviors; and/or
    • Has experienced incidents for crisis such as frequent emergency department visits, out of home placements, involvement with criminal justice system, or involuntary commitments.

If you are interested in being considered for provision of these services with Partners, you or a representative from your agency must register and attend the virtual Mandatory Provider Meeting to be held on Friday, October 30, 2020, from 2:00-3:30 PM via Zoom.

Click here to register for the Mandatory Provider Meeting (Bidders’ Roundtable Discussion). Registration will close on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

RFP #1120-001 Timeline:

  • Mandatory Provider Meeting, Bidders’ Roundtable Discussion: October 30, 2020, 2-3:30 p.m. (Click here to register)
  • RFP #1120-001 Release Date: November 6, 2020
  • RFP #1120-001 Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020

Please direct all questions to Lisa Jordan, ljordan@partnersbhm.org

Files associated with this RFP:

Submission Process: Electronically submit the Provider Narrative with Attestation, the Budget Form and any additional documentation to Lisa Jordan, ljordan@partnersbhm.org, by 5 p.m., Nov. 30, 2020.

Questions: Email Lisa Jordan at ljordan@partnersbhm.org