RFP (May 10, 2022)

SeniorCare Inc.

Request for Proposal (RFP) For Purchased Service Contracts

FY2023 – FY 2025 (Ending September 30, 2025)

SeniorCare Inc. (SCI) is a private, not-profit agency and an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts holding a contract with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) to provide home care services and programs to qualifying individuals within the Cape Ann/North Shore area covering nine cities and town.  SCI is seeking organizations interested in providing home care services to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) bid.  The contracting period will commence on October 1, 2022 ending on September 30, 2025.

SCI is not committed to award an agreement to a provider and reserves the right to accept or reject proposals, nor is SCI liable for any costs incurred in the proposal.  All rates submitted within proposals will be reviewed by SCI following the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) guidelines.  If SCI determines that additional information is necessary, SCI reserves the right to request this during the process for new RFPs.

SCI encourages Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Minority and Woman Nonprofit Organizations (M/WNPOs), Woman Business Enterprises (WBEs)Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (EOBEs), Veteran Business Enterprises (VBEs) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) to submit a bid.  Please visit the following websites for additional information: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/supplier-diversity-office-sdo and https://www.sdo.osd.state.ma.us/. SeniorCare Inc. is an AA/EOE agency.

Providers submitting RFPs that are approved Homemaker/Personal Care providers on EOEA’s Notice of Intent (NOI) website must review/update information and new providers must complete the NOI application prior to submitting an RFP: https://noi.800ageinfo.com/ (Below are two quick links).

https://hnoi-announce.800ageinfo.com/2021/05/homemaker-noi-instructions-for-providers-updated-51921.html

Most providers seeking to submit an RFP are also required to submit an application for the MassHealth Frail Elder Waiver Program as they might provide services to consumers in the Frail Elder Programs.  Providers are to include this application along with the RFP documentation.  Please note that one application submitted will cover all ASAPs within Massachusetts.   For more information please contact SCI’s Contract Manager or visit https://noi.800ageinfo.com.

https://umassmed.typepad.com/files/comm-of-mass—masshealth-all-provider-bulletin-196-1.pdf

The following link https://documentlibrary.800ageinfo.com/2014/02home-care-.html#more contains some documents such as the Quality Assurance Manual, Provider Obligations regarding OIG checks, CORI checks, as well as other guidelines that providers applying to contract with an ASAP are required to follow.

Providers interested in submitting an RFP to SCI please download and complete the Administrative Overview and Unit Rate Calculation Sheet (if applicable) and submit to contracts@seniorcareinc.org along with an up to date Certificate of Insurance, W-9 Form, service specific attachments as well as all other documentation indicated within the Administrative Overview and/or requested otherwise.

If you have any questions regarding the RFP process or would like service descriptions listed in the Legal Notice, please reach out to contracts@seniorcareinc.org or call 978-281-1750, contract manager.

SeniorCare looks forward to having the opportunity to review your application.

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