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FEDERAL HEALTH CLAIMS PROCESSING SERVICES (FHCPS)

Solicitation number 51019-072007/J

Publication date

Closing date and time 2012/07/30 13:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    FEDERAL HEALTH CLAIMS PROCESSING SERVICES (FHCPS)
    REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) 
    
    51019-072007/J
    Keith, Allan B.
    Telephone No. - (506) 636-4416 
    Fax No. - (506) 636-4376
    E-mail - allan.keith@pwgsc.gc.ca
    
    Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and Public Works and Government
    Services Canada (PWGSC) are in the process of developing a
    Request For Proposal (RFP) for the provision of a third party
    contractor to provide administrative services for the Federal
    Health Claims Processing Services (FHCPS).  This RFI document
    includes a copy of a draft RFP complete with Basis of Payment,
    Contractor Selection Methodology and Draft Statement of Work.  
    
    Background
    Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) have a requirement for Federal
    Health Claims Processing
    Services (FHCPS) which includes services and systems used to
    process Veterans Affairs 
    Canada (VAC), Canadian Forces (CF) and Royal Canadian Mounted
    Police (RCMP) health
    claims to support Clients and Providers with the processing and
    settlement of their claims,
    and to ensure compliance with VAC, RCMP and CF Program policies
    including audit,
    reporting and financial control practices.
    
    All three federal departments combined provide a wide range of
    health benefits and services to eligible clients, members
    Veterans and other persons as specified under their respective
    regulations.  The benefits and services available for the three
    partner Departments are consolidated under Programs of Choice
    ("POC").   FHCPS is used by the Departments in the
    administration of the following POC:
    
    	1)	Aids to Daily Living		
    	2)	Ambulance (includes Health Related Travel)	
    	3)	Audio Services
    	4)	Dental Services
    	5)	Hospital Services
    	6)	Medical Services
    	7)	Medical Supplies
    	8)	Nursing Services
    	9)	Oxygen Therapy
    	10)	Prescription Drugs
    	11)	Prosthetics and Orthotics
    	12)	Related Health Services
    	13)	Special Equipment
    	14)	Vision Care
    	15)	Veterans Independence Program (VAC only)
    	16)	Long Term Care - (VAC only)
    
    RFI PURPOSE  -  The objectives of this Request for Information
    (RFI) are:
    
    .1 To alert industry to this upcoming requirement and to give
    industry an opportunity to prepare for the competition;
    
    .2 To allow industry an opportunity to provide feedback on the
    RFP process; and,
    
    .3To obtain feedback on the capacity of industry to undertake
    the proposed contract work and the time that would be required
    to develop, test and implement the required claims processing
    service.
    
    The feedback obtained from this RFI will assist Canada in
    planning the procurement strategy and finalizing the
    requirements of the FHCPS Request for Proposal (RFP).
    
    ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS  -  This is not a bid solicitation.  A
    contract will not result from this activity.  This RFI will not
    necessarily result in any procurement action and potential
    suppliers are not to earmark services or facilities relative to
    the work described herein.
    
    Responses are requested on or before 30 July 2012.
    
    This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in
    both official languages.
    
    Responses may be submitted in either official language.
    
    FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITY  -  Canada may, in its discretion, contact
    any respondent to follow up with additional questions or for
    clarification of any aspect of a response.
    
    SECURITY REQUIREMENTS - There is a security requirement
    associated with this requirement.  The successful Contractor
    must hold a valid designated organization screening (DOS) with
    approved document safeguarding Capabilities at the level of
    "PROTECTED B" level.
    
    
    
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    procurement.
    
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Keith, Allan B.
    Phone
    (506) 636-4416 ( ) )
    Fax
    (506) 636-4376
    Address
    189 Prince William Street
    Room 421
    Saint John, New Bruns, E2L 2B9

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Address
    Jean Canfield Building, 1st Floor, 191 Great George Street
    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4L2
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    French
    6
    French
    8
    French
    9
    French
    11
    French
    7
    French
    6
    French
    6
    French
    6
    French
    9
    French
    7
    French
    7
    French
    5
    French
    11
    French
    10
    French
    7
    French
    29
    French
    13
    000
    French
    12
    French
    9
    French
    9
    French
    7
    English
    10
    English
    7
    English
    9
    English
    29
    English
    14
    English
    8
    English
    11
    000
    English
    90
    English
    7
    English
    9
    English
    7
    English
    12
    English
    7
    English
    6
    English
    6
    English
    7
    English
    11
    English
    9
    English
    8
    English
    5
    English
    8

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Alberta
    ,
    British Columbia
    ,
    Manitoba
    ,
    New Brunswick
    ,
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    ,
    Nova Scotia
    ,
    Northwest Territories
    ,
    Nunavut Territory
    ,
    Ontario (except NCR)
    ,
    Prince Edward Island
    ,
    Quebec (except NCR)
    ,
    Saskatchewan
    ,
    Yukon
    ,
    Foreign
    ,
    National Capital Region (NCR)

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