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Request for Information (RFI) - Construction Vendors for Residential Behavioral Health Treatment Facility

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), serves California Counties and Cities as an independent administrative and fiscal intergovernmental structure for jointly developing, funding, and implementing mental health services and educational programs at the state, regional, and local levels. (See Gov. Code §6500 et seq.)

 

CalMHSA is working to support a multi-county collaborative with Stanislaus, San Joaquin, and Merced counties to improve current and long-term crisis and residential behavioral health treatment needs through rehabilitating portions of a property located in and owned by Stanislaus County to accommodate a 100-bed Social Rehabilitation Facility (SRF) and a 32-bed Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (MHRC).

This Request for Information (RFI) is issued for the purpose of information and to determine number of respondents available with the desired expertise. This RFI does not constitute a Request for Response (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future. This RFI is issued for the purpose of soliciting responses from interested individuals/entities with the expertise and capacity to provide services.

This request for information does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. Further, CalMHSA is not at this time seeking Responses and will not accept unsolicited Responses. Responders are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI; all costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the interested party’s expense.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Information (RFI) - Construction Vendors for Residential Behavioral Health Treatment Facility
  2. CalMHSA – Conflict of Interest Document

Proposal timeline dates:

EVENT Key Dates
RFI Issued November 9, 2022
RFI Questions Due November 18, 2022
RFI Questions Answered November 23, 2022
Deadline for Responses to be Submitted December 2, 2022
Application Review December 5 -9th 2022

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) - Credentialing and Re-credentialing Services for California County Mental Health Plans and Drug Medi-Cal Plans

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), serves California Counties and Cities as an independent administrative and fiscal intergovernmental structure for jointly developing, funding, and implementing mental health services and educational programs at the state, regional, and local levels. (See Gov. Code §6500 et seq.)

 

CalMHSA is seeking responses from a Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) interested in providing credentialing and re-credentialing services to California County Mental Health Plans (MHPs), Drug Med-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Plans, and DMC State Plans (hereafter referred to as  “Plans”) to ensure each Plan’s provider network is appropriately qualified through registration, certification, licensure, and/or professional association memberships, and are in good standing with federal health care programs, including Medicare and Medicaid/Medi-Cal programs. The CVO is encouraged to be NCQA certified and/or URAC accredited.

The RFSQ application process allows organizations to be evaluated for capability and compliance prior to submitting a formal Request for Proposal. However, CalMHSA may choose to contract with the Applicant and omit the need for a Request for Proposal based on the RFSQ submission alone if deemed appropriate. This process does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. In addition, Applicants are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFSQ; all costs associated with responding to this RFSQ will be solely at the interested party’s expense.  Not responding to this RFSQ does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) -Credentialing and Re-credentialing Services for California County Mental Health Plans and Drug Medi-Cal Plans
  2. CalMHSA – Conflict of Interest Document
  3. FAQ

Proposal timeline dates:

EVENT Key Dates
RFSQ Issued November 7, 2022
RFSQ Questions Due November 18, 2022
RFSQ Questions Answered November 23, 2022
Deadline for Responses to be Submitted December 9, 2022
Application Review December 13 - December 16, 2022

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

Request for Proposals (RFP) for the CalHOPE Support Program (CHCP)

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the CalHOPE Support Program (CHCP). All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com.

In partnership with the state of California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS), the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) is seeking proposals from potential contractors with the experience and expertise in providing outreach and non-clinical emotional support to diverse communities (individuals, families, and communities) to recover from the effects of the pandemic, disasters, and other life stressors. Selected contractors will provide virtual and in-person support sessions to mitigate stress, develop coping strategies, navigate resources and link to longer-term supportive services.

CalMHSA is also seeking a limited number of providers to staff and provide virtual counseling services via the calhopeconnect.org chat application, which allows Californians to be counseled via chat under the CalHOPE Support Program.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below (please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm PST.  RSVP is not required.

RFP Issued October 27, 2022, 9 am PST
Bidders Conference October 31, 2022, 12 pm PST
RFP Questions Due November 3, 2022, 5 pm PST
RFP Questions Answered November 8, 2022, 5 pm PST
Letters of Intent to Bid Due November 11, 2022, 5 pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted November 30, 2022, 5 pm PST
Application Review December 1 – 19, 2022
Evaluate By Date December 20, 2022, 5 pm PST

Additional Bidders Conference Information

Topic: CalHOPE Support Program RFP Bidder's Conference

Time: Oct 31, 2022 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Request for Proposals (RFP) – Recruitment Agency for Behavioral Health Staffing Needs

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), serves California Counties and Cities as an independent administrative and fiscal intergovernmental structure for jointly developing, funding, and implementing mental health services and educational programs at the state, regional, and local levels. (See Gov. Code §6500 et seq.)

 

CalMHSA is requesting proposals from agencies specializing in the recruitment of behavioral health clinical staff to support California’s 58 County Behavioral Health Departments.

This RFP is issued for the purpose of soliciting responses from service providers with the experience, capability and capacity to provide qualified and certified/licensed healthcare workers to support California’s 58 County Behavioral Health Departments with clinical service. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever.  In addition, respondents are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFP; all costs associated with responding to this RFP will be solely at the interested party’s expense.  Not responding to this RFP does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Recruitment Agency for Behavioral Health Staffing Needs
  2. CalMHSA – Conflict of Interest Document
  3. RFP - Recruitment Agency for Behavioral Health Staffing Needs - FAQ

Proposal timeline dates:

EVENT

Key Dates

RFSQ Issued

October 7, 2022

RFSQ Questions Due via CalMHSA’s E-Procurement Portal.

October 19, 2022

RFSQ Questions Answered

October 21, 2022

Deadline for Responses to be Submitted

November 14, 2022

Application Review

November 11/15/22 – November 11/30/22

 

Bonfire link: California Mental Health Services - RFP - Recruitment Agency for Behavioral Health Staffing Needs (bonfirehub.com)

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

Additional information on the CalMHSA EHR program, please visit: California Mental Health Services Authority | Semi-Statewide EHR (calmhsa.org)

California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Request for Proposals (RFP) Marketing, Outreach, and Education

CalMHSA is seeking proposals from organizations and individuals with a history of developing marketing, outreach, and education materials for community stakeholders, appointed and elected officials, potential funders, and partner organizations. The initial award amount shall not exceed $200,000.

The deliverables of the marketing, outreach, and education contract are as follows:

  • Reach and inform intended target populations (as mentioned above);
  • Develop effective communication tools which may include, but are not limited to:
    • One-page briefs
    • Informational flyers
    • Talking points
    • Program/project impact statements,
    • Social and digital media assets,
    • Press releases,
    • PowerPoint templates and presentations,
    • Infographics and other data visualization assets.
  • Update current marketing, outreach, and education tools and resources.
  • Increase effective messaging on current and future CalMHSA administered programs/projects.

For your convenience, please see the attached Request for Proposal.

Additional documents:

Q&A

Scoring Overview

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below. Please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm PST. RSVP is not required.

EVENT Key Dates
RFP Issued 8/2/2022
Bidders Conference 8/5/2022 12pm PST
RFP Questions Due 8/12/2022 5pm PST
RFP Questions Answered 8/17/2022 5pm PST
Letter of Intent to Submit Due 8/19/2022 5pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted 9/2/2022 5pm PST
Application Review 9/5/2022 – 9/16/2022

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When: August 5, 2022, 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Outreach, Marketing, and Education RFP

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Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP)

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP). All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com.

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state of California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS), is seeking proposals from potential contractors with the experience and expertise to rapidly implement the FEMA Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) to provide non-clinical emotional and crisis support in response to the recent wildfires in California and associated stressors. The mission of the CCP is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of natural and human-caused disasters by assisting survivors in understanding their current situation and reactions, mitigating stress, developing coping strategies, providing emotional support, and encouraging linkages with resources and longer-term supportive services. The CCP will provide community outreach and support for hardships resulting from the recent wildfires and represents a unique opportunity for selected contractors to provide support to negatively affected individuals in the following counties: Lassen, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Tehama, and Trinity. The CCP is currently scheduled to provide services beginning end of March 2022.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Proposal
  2. CCP Bidders Conference Recording
  3. Q&A

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below (please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 12:00 pm PST.  RSVP is not required.

RFP Issued February 4, 2022
Bidders Conference February 9, 2022 12pm PST
RFP Questions Due February 14, 2022 5pm PST
RFP Questions Answered February 17, 2022 5pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted March 2, 2022 5:00pm PST
Application Review March 3 – 10, 2022

Additional Bidders Conference Information

When: February 9, 2022 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Topic: CalHOPE CCP Bidders Conference

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Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Social Marketing Campaign Development and Media Buy Plan Development and Deployment

CalMHSA, on behalf of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH), is seeking proposals from Los Angeles based organizations with a history of developing social marketing campaigns and media buys that reach ethnic, racial, and culturally diverse communities, also known as the global majority. Interested organizations may submit proposals for either or both areas of focus:

1. Social Marketing Campaign Development
2. Media Buy Plan Development and Deployment

Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here:

Bonfire Portal

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

1. LA RFP Addendum #2 Extended Application Review Period - Please note that the Application Review and Selection Period for this RFP has been extended as follows: February 4-March 11, 2022.

2. LA RFP Addendum #1 Extended Application Review Period

3. Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Social Marketing Campaign Development and Media Buy Plan Development and Deployment RFP

4. CalMHSA-Conflict of Interest Document

5. LA RFP - Bidders Conference Zoom Invitation

6. LA RFP - Zoom Bidders Conference Recording 1.21.22

7. LA RFP Questions & Answers Document

CalMHSA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Bidders Conference - Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Social Marketing Campaign Development and Media Buy Plan Development and Deployment

Time: Jan 21, 2022 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Request for Proposals Project Management Services

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project Management Services. Proposal documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/projects/55366/details

This Request for Proposal is issued for the purpose soliciting responses from interested entities with the experience and capacity for providing project management and supportive services for large, multi-dimensional health facility development.

This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever.  In addition, responders are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFP; all costs associated with responding to this RFP will be solely at the interested party’s expense.  Not responding to this RFI/RFP does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued.

This RFP is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. RFP Project Management Services
  2. Conflict of Interest

Due to the open procurement, Cal MHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above.

CPT Coding RFI

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for CPT Coding RFI. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-mail.

For your convenience, please see the following attachment(s):

CPT Coding RFI

RFSQ OPPORTUNITY: Psychiatric Inpatient Concurrent Review ADDENDUM

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) for Psychiatric Inpatient Concurrent Review . Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/opportunities/47552

The California Mental Health Service Authority (CalMHSA) is seeking responses from organizations who are interested in conducting concurrent review and authorization of inpatient psychiatric hospital and psychiatric health facility services on behalf of multiple California County Mental Health Plans (MHPs). Counties delegating concurrent review and authorization services to this organization will range in size from small/rural to large counties and will be located throughout California. Although the review and authorization requirements are uniform, the communication needs of the participating counties or hospitals where county beneficiaries are hospitalized may vary.

This RFSQ is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Concurrent Review RFSQ Addendum
  2. Q&A
  3. Notice of Intent 

This RFSQ Addendum is intended to update the previously posted Key Dates and solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFSQ. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, an RFSQ timeline is updated as indicated below:

EVENT Key Dates UPDATED DATES
RFSQ Issued 6/30/21 6/30/21
RFSQ Questions Due 7/7/21, 5:00 pm PST 7/7/21, 5:00 pm PST
RFSQ Questions Answered 7/12/21 7/13/21
Deadline for RFSQs to be Submitted 7/16/21, 5:00 pm PST 7/21/21, 5:00 pm PST

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

RFSQ- Access and Crisis Support Lines

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) for the Access and Crisis Support Lines. All proposals and questions must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/.

CalMHSA is seeking responses from organizations who are interested in implementing a multi-county collaborative project to support 24/7 access line and/or 24/7 crisis support lines. County Mental Health Providers would be largely from the Northern California region. Based on the needs of the participating Counties, the project may be slightly different for each participant.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Statement of Qualifications
  2. FAQ

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFSQ. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, an RFSQ timeline is included below:

RFSQ Issued 5/18/21
RFSQ Questions Due 5/26/21, 5:00 pm PST
RFSQ Questions Answered 6/4/21
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted 6/18/21. 5:00 pm PST
Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP)

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP). All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/.

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state of California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS), is seeking proposals from potential contractors with the experience and expertise to rapidly implement the FEMA Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) to provide non-clinical emotional and crisis support in response to the recent wildfires in California and associated stressors. The mission of the CCP is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of natural and human-caused disasters by assisting survivors in understanding their current situation and reactions, mitigating stress, developing coping strategies, providing emotional support, and encouraging linkages with resources and longer-term supportive services. The CCP will provide community outreach and support for hardships resulting from the recent wildfires and represents a unique opportunity for selected contractors to provide support to negatively affected individuals in the following counties: Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, and Siskiyou. The CCP is currently scheduled to provide services beginning May 2021.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:
1. Request for Proposal
2. Q&A

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below (please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM PST . RSVP is not required.

RFP Issued March 17, 2021
Bidders Conference March 24, 2021 12pm PST
RFP Questions Due March 29, 2021 5pm PST
RFP Questions Answered April 2, 2021 5pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted April 16, 2021 5:00pm PST
Application Review April 19 – 23, 2021

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Topic: CalHOPE CCP Bidders Conference
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Request for Proposals (RFP) for the [email protected] Screening Tool Project

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the [email protected] Screening Tool Project. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/.

The California Mental Health Service Authority (CalMHSA), with the support of participating counties and cities has implemented a project called [email protected], which aims to build a complementary support system that offers a bridge to care, helps identify early signs of mental health changes, offers timely support, removes barriers, and seeks to include new avenues of care for communities not connected to conventional county services.  Monterey County Behavioral Health (MCBH) and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) are two of the participating members of the JPA.  CalMHSA, MCBH and LACDMH are working collaboratively to solicit responses to meet a need initially for Monterey County and Los Angeles County.

This Request for Proposal is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested, with the intent to award a contract to the selected entity. However, there is no guarantee of a contract, as we are facing unprecedented times which could dictate otherwise for CalMHSA’s participating members.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Proposal
  2. Help At Hand Screening Q&A

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, an RFP timeline is included below (please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Tuesday January 28, 2021 at 9:00 am. RSVP is not required.

RFP Issued January 11, 2021
RFP Questions Due January 22 5:00pm PST
Bidders Conference January 28 9:00am
RFP Questions Answered February 4 5:00pm PST
Deadline for Intent to Bid* February 8, 11:59 pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted February 18 5:00pm PST
Application Review Feb 19 –Mar4, 2021

*Interested vendors must just select the intent to bid box within the Bonfire Portal to meet this requirement.

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

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Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) – Crisis Response CCP for those impacted by recent wildfires.

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP). All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/.

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state of California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS), is seeking proposals from potential contractors with the experience and expertise to rapidly implement the FEMA Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) to provide non-clinical emotional and crisis support in response to the recent wildfires in California and associated stressors. The mission of the CCP is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of natural and human-caused disasters by assisting survivors in understanding their current situation and reactions, mitigating stress, developing coping strategies, providing emotional support, and encouraging linkages with resources and longer-term supportive services. The CCP will provide community outreach and support for hardships resulting from the recent wildfires and represents a unique opportunity for selected contractors to provide support to negatively affected individuals in the following counties: Butte, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Trinity, and Yolo. The CCP is currently scheduled to provide services beginning March 2021.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Proposal
  2. Bidders Conference PowerPoint
  3. Bidders Conference Zoom recording
  4. FAQ

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below (please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Monday, January 4 2021 at 4:00 PM PST . RSVP is not required.

RFP Issued Dec 24, 2020
Bidders Conference Jan 4, 2021 4pm PST
RFP Questions Due Jan 6, 2021 5pm PST
RFP Questions Answered Jan 8, 2021 5pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted Jan 15, 2021 5:00pm PST
Application Review Jan 16 – Jan 29, 2021

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Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) – Crisis Response CCP for those impacted by COVID

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP). All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/.

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state of California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS), is seeking proposals from potential contractors with the experience and expertise to rapidly implement the FEMA Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) to provide non-clinical emotional and crisis support in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and associated stressors. The mission of the CCP is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of natural and human-caused disasters by assisting survivors in understanding their current situation and reactions, mitigating stress, developing coping strategies, providing emotional support, and encouraging linkages with resources and longer-term supportive services. The CCP will provide community outreach and support for hardships caused by COVID-19 and represents a unique opportunity for selected contractors to provide statewide community outreach and support leveraging a virtual service delivery.   The CCP is currently scheduled to provide services through August 8, 2021. A total of $26,227, 601.78 will be awarded to CCP providers.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Request for Proposal
  2. RFP Bidders Conference Recording
  3. RFP Bidders Conference PowerPoint
  4. FAQ

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below (please note there is a RFP Bidders Conference on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 3:00 . RSVP is not required. The link to the Bidders Conference is here.

RFP Issued Dec 15, 2020
Bidders Conference Dec 21, 2020
RFP Questions Due Dec , 23 2020 12pm PST
RFP Questions Answered Dec , 24 2020 12pm PST
Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted Jan 8, 2021 5:00pm PST
Application Review Jan 9 – Jan 22, 2021

Important Notes:Each item of Requested Information will only be visible after the Closing Time.Uploading large documents may take significant time, depending on the size of the file(s) and your Internet connection speed.You will receive an email confirmation receipt with a unique confirmation number once you finalize your submission.Minimum system requirements: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox. Javascript must be enabled. Browser cookies must be enabled.Need Help?California Mental Health Services uses a Bonfire portal for accepting and evaluating proposals digitally. Please contact Bonfire at [email protected] for technical questions related to your submission. You can also visit their help forum at https://bonfirehub.zendesk.com/hc

Inactive Bids and Contracting Opportunities

RFSQ - Professional Services Staff Augmentation for Health Information Technology (HIT) Projects

The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), serves California Counties and Cities as an independent administrative and fiscal intergovernmental structure for jointly developing, funding, and implementing mental health services and educational programs at the state, regional, and local levels (See Gov. Code §6500 et seq.).

To augment our professional services capabilities related to a number of Health Information Technology (HIT) projects, CalMHSA is seeking qualified vendors to provide professional services related to:
1. Request for Proposal (RFP) Development and Procurement Management Process
2. Electronic Health Record Implementation Team Reinforcement
3. Electronic Health Record Data Conversion/Migration
4. HIT Data Infrastructure and Governance Consulting
5. ONC and CMS Final Rule Interoperability Strategy and Implementation Consulting

The RFSQ application process allows organizations to be evaluated for capability and compliance prior to submitting a formal Request for Proposal. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. In addition, Applicants are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFSQ; all costs associated with responding to this RFSQ will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this RFSQ does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:
1. HIT RFSQ
2. CalMHSA – Conflict of Interest Document
3. Q&A

Proposal timeline dates:

EVENT Key Dates
RFSQ Issued March 25, 2022
RFSQ Questions Due via CalMHSA’s E-Procurement Portal. April 22, 2022
RFSQ Questions Answered April 28, 2022
Deadline for Responses to be Submitted May 20, 2022
Application Review May 31, 2022

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

Additional information on the CalMHSA EHR program, please visit: California Mental Health Services Authority | Semi-Statewide EHR (calmhsa.org)

Request for Information (RFI) - Behavioral Health Master’s Level Training Program

CalMHSA is pleased to announce the Request for Information (RFI) for Behavioral Health Master’s Level Training Program. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here:

California Mental Health Services (bonfirehub.com)

This Request for Information (RFI) is issued for the purpose of soliciting responses from interested educational entities with the experience and ability to provide an in-person and/or online master’s degree Program that prepares students for State licensure as an MFT, LCSW or LPCC, CalMHSA is seeking to collaborate with the selected institution to ensure the curriculum is focused upon preparing individuals
to work in the public mental health system. This program will involve CalMHSA pooling county resources and purchasing master’s degree level slots from the selected educational institution (s). Counties and the selected program(s) will work together to vet program candidates for admission. Students who are selected to participate in the program will commit to at least four (4) years of service in California’s public mental health system. Counties who participate in this program will also work with the selected educational institution to provide practicums and internships. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever.

In additions, respondents are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI; all costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future RFI, if any is
issued.

For your convenience, please see following attachment:

Request for Information (RFI) - Behavioral Health Master’s Level Training Program

CalMHSA Semi-Statewide Electronic Health Record RFP

For your convenience, please see the following attachment(s):

CalMHSA California Semi-Statewide Health Record RFP- Addendum 2: Demonstration Scenarios

California Semi-Statewide Health Record RFP (superseded by Addendum 1)

California Semi-Statewide Health Record RFP, Addendum 1

California Semi-Statewide Health Record RFP, Addendum 1 (redline)

Exhibit A – CalMHSA Semi-Statewide Electronic Health Record RFP Vendor Response Instructions

State Reporting Requirements Regulations Spreadsheet

Attachment 1 – 274 Provider Data Transition Plan

Attachment 2 – 274 MHP WG Meeting

Attachment 3 – 274 MHP Provider Network Data PACES Companion Guide 

Attachment 4 – Alternative Access Standards Request

Attachment 5 – CANS Data Dictionary

Attachment 6 – CSI Data Dictionary

Attachment 7 – MHP NACT

Attachment 8 – PSC Data Dictionary

Attachment 9 – SUD Grievance & Appeal Log FY2020-21

Attachment 10 – SUD Grievance & Appeal Reporting Instructions FY2020-21

Attachment 11 – SUD NACT

Attachment 12 – Timely Access Data Tools

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above.

Bidder’s Conference

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CalMHSA Board of Directors is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: EMR Bidder’s Conference

Time: Oct 4, 2021 11:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Request for Proposal Peer Support Specialist Certification Program - Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer Specialization Training Curriculum

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Peer Support Specialist Certification Program -Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer Specialization Training Curriculum. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here:

Bonfire Portal

CalMHSA is the certifying body for the certification of Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists in California. As the certifying body, CalMHSA is seeking proposals for the purpose of soliciting responses for interested entities with the experience and capacity to provide comprehensive training for certified Peer Support Specialists interested in receiving training for the Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer specialization. The training curricula includes all competencies required for the Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer specialization certification. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. In addition, responders are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFP; all costs associated with responding to this RFP will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this RFP does not preclude participation in any future RFP submissions, if any is issued. This RFP is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

1. Request for Proposal (RFP) Peer Support Specialist Certification Program -Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer Specialization Training Curriculum

2. Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer Specialization Training Curriculum Questionnaire Guide

3. Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer Specialization Training Curriculum Questionnaire Guide_REVISED

4. Peer Support Specialist Certification Program -Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member Peer Specialization Training Curriculum - Addendum # 1

5. CalMHSA-Conflict of Interest Document

6. Peer Support Specialist Program -Training for Parent, Caregiver, Family Member - Q&A

This RFP is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) Fair Market Value Compensation Analysis

Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) Fair Market Value Compensation Analysis to support the Behavioral Health Medi-Cal rate setting process, CalMHSA is interested in identifying an
organization who can develop a regional compensation analysis model for a series of classifications.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) Fair Market Value Compensation Analysis - Addendum #2

RFSQ Fair Market Value

PLEASE NOTE NEW KEY DATES:

Deadline for Reponses to be submitted - January 7, 2021

Application Review – January 14, 2021

Request for Proposal Peer Support Specialist Certification Program Peer Support Specialist and Peer Support Specialist Supervision Training Curriculum

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Peer Support Specialist Certification Program Peer Support Specialist and Peer Support Specialist Supervision Training Curriculum. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here:

Bonfire Portal

This Request for Proposal is issued for the purpose of soliciting responses for interested entities with the experience and capacity for conducting Peer Support Specialist Certification Program and Peer Support Specialist Supervision Training Curriculum, under the Peer Support Specialist Certification program administered by CalMHSA. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. In addition, responders are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFP; all costs associated with responding to this RFP will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this RFP does not preclude participation in any future RFP submissions, if any is issued. This RFP is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

1. Request for Proposal Peer Support Specialist Certification Program Peer Support Specialist and Peer Support Specialist Supervision Training Curriculum - Addendum # 3
2. Request for Proposal Peer Support Specialist Certification Program Peer Support Specialist and Peer Support Specialist Supervision Training Curriculum - Addendum # 2
3. Program Peer Support Specialist and Peer Support Specialist Supervision Training Curriculum - Addendum #1
4. Q&A
5. Peer Support Specialist Certification – Peer Support Specialist Training Vendor RFP
6. Peer Support Training Supervisor Questionnaire Guide
7. Peer Support Training Specialist Questionnaire Guide
8. CalMHSA-Conflict of Interest Document

This RFP is intended to solicit interested
parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

RFP Addendum 2 & 3 has been added to extend the evaluation timeline.

Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ)

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) for Peer Support Specialist Certification Training. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/opportunities/49986

CalMHSA is seeking responses from organizations who are interested in providing training that leads to Peer Support Specialist Certification on behalf of multiple California County Mental Health Plans (MHPs). This RFSQ’s reference to Peer Support Specialist Certification (PSSC) is in alignment with the Peer Support Specialist Certification Program Act of 2020 with the intent of increasing the number of Peer Support Specialists as Medi-Cal providers and bill for services under the Medi-Cal program. Counties being represented by CalMHSA will range in size from small/rural to large counties and are located throughout California. Although the Peer Support Specialist Certification standards set forth by the Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) are uniform for all counties and/or organization implementing a Peer Support Specialist Certification program, the training content and delivery of training may vary.

The goal of this RFSQ is to determine organizational qualifications and interest in a project of this scale and scope. Peer Support Specialist trainings covered in this RFSQ should meet the required standards and be accessible across counties or geographic regions to individual’s interested in taking training towards becoming a Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist.

Peer Support Specialist Certification RFSQ
Q&A

Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFSQ. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, an RFSQ timeline is included below:

EVENT Key Dates
RFSQ Issued 8/13/21
RFSQ Questions Due 8/20/21, 5:00 pm PST
RFSQ Questions Answered 8/25/21
Deadline for RFSQs to be Submitted 8/31/21, 5:00 pm PST

All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/

For more information, please visit: https://www.calmhsa.org/peer-certification/

Request for Proposal for Peer Support Specialist Certification- Examination Development Addendum

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Examination Development. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/opportunities/54266

This Request for Proposal is issued for the purpose soliciting responses for interested entities with the experience and capacity for using innovative strategies/ideas to provide the development of exams to be used to certify individuals seeking certification through the Peer Support Specialist Certification (PSSC) program. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever.  In addition, responders are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI/RFP; all costs associated with responding to this RFI/RFP will be solely at the interested party’s expense.  Not responding to this RFI/RFP does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued.

This RFP is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

  1. Peer Support Specialist Certification- Exam Development RFP Addendum 2
  2. Peer Support Specialist Certification - Exam Development Q&A
  3. Peer Support Specialist Certification- Exam Development RFP Addendum
  4. Peer Support Specialist Certification- Exam Development RFP
  5. Conflict of Interest

This RFP Addendum is intended to update the previously posted Due Date and solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

Due to the open procurement, Cal MHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Peer Support Specialist Certification - A Landscape Analysis for Specializations for Peer Work - CANCELLED

CalMHSA has concluded that the approach contained in RFP no longer reflects the organization's current needs. Thank you for those who expressed interest in this opportunity.

CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Peer Support Specialist Certification - A Landscape Analysis for Specializations for Peer Work. Proposal supporting documentation must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here:
https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/opportunities/55726

This Request for Proposal is issued for the purpose of soliciting responses for interested entities with the experience and capacity for conducting a landscape analysis of Peer Support specializations under the Peer Support Specialist Certification program administered by CalMHSA. This request does not commit CalMHSA to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. In addition, responders are advised that CalMHSA will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFP; all costs associated with responding to this RFP will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this RFP does not preclude participation in any future RFP submissions, if any is issued.

This RFP is intended to solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

For your convenience, please see the following attachments:

1.Request for Proposal (RFP) for Peer Support Specialist Certification – A Landscape Analysis for Specializations for Peer Work Addendum #2
2. Request for Proposal(RFP) – A Landscape Analysis for Specializations for Peer Work Addendum
3. Q&A
4. Peer Support Specialist Certification- A Landscape Analysis for Specializations for Peer Work RFP
5. Conflict of Interest

This RFP Addendum is intended to update the previously posted Due Date and solicit interested parties with the ability and capacity to perform the services requested.

Due to the open procurement, Cal MHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above.

Los Angeles County Mini-Grant Program (UPDATE 8/11/2020)

When the LA County Department of Mental Health and CalMHSA set out to provide mini-grants to community innovation projects, the vision was to create community conveneings that brought people together to improve the wellbeing of people in LA County.

The current pandemic has made these kinds of efforts difficult, and we regret to announce that we need to postpone awarding grants until we receive more clarity from state and local partners on how to proceed. Both LACDMH and CalMHSA remain committed to supporting innovative and community-centered mental health efforts, and we are working to adapt grant and program design to meet our new physical distancing realities.

While we cannot fully understand the impact these delays may have on various projects, we appreciate everything that applicants have done to rethink wellbeing in their respective communities, and we hope to revisit this process when the pandemic subsides. Despite the uncertainty, we will continue to support community organizations as we are all in this together. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions, feedback, or concerns.

We will notify all previous and current applicants on all communication channels to ensure everyone is aware as changes develop. We hope you and your communities remain safe and healthy, and we are here to help support despite the challenges we all currently face.

Los Angeles County Mini-Grant Program (UPDATE 5/11/2020)

On behalf of the LA County Department of Mental Health, CalMHSA would like to thank all of you for the countless hours spent preparing proposals for this Spring’s grant opportunity.

Unfortunately, we have no choice but to postpone the mini-grants program at this time due to the current Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) which has rendered implementation non-feasible and altered selection criteria. In the months ahead, as we move forward in accordance with State and Local guidance related to the evolving public health crisis, we will reopen the Mini-Grant opportunity and focus on proposals that align with COVID-19 recovery efforts across the County. Your current submissions remain invaluable and will be considered when this program reopens though requests for modification may be made in order to pivot programming as indicated and ensure that proposed program activities are safe in communities.

We appreciate your patience and hope that you, your families, and communities are staying healthy during this time of unprecedented challenge.

Alameda County Loan Repayment Program

CalMHSA, in partnership with the Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, is proud to announce the Alameda County Loan Repayment Program (ACLRP) opportunity. These grants seek to continue to provide financial incentive to retain qualified, eligible employees in hard to fill/retain positions in the Alameda County Behavioral Health Care system.

To view the ACLRP Program Guide, click HERE

NOTICE: An informational webinar will be available on 7/29/2020. The webinar will provide assistance to applicants in completing the application process.

For any questions, please email [email protected].