Request for Proposals 

ENTITLED: "Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Disorder Program"

Release Date: March 24, 2022

Proposal Due Date: May 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. ET

Attachment 6 has been Amended as of 5/5/2022.

Attachment 23 has been Amended as of 5/5/2022.

Attachment 25 has been Amended as of 5/5/2022.

Attachment 32 has been Amended as of 5/5/2022.

MHSU RFP has been Amended as of 5/19/2022.

Official Responses to Offerors' Questions has been Amended as of 5/13/2022.

Important Notice: A Restricted Period under the Procurement Lobbying Law is currently in effect for this Procurement and it will remain in effect until State Comptroller approval of the resultant contract. During the Restricted Period for this Procurement ALL communications must be directed, in writing, solely to the Designated Contact as listed in Section 2 of this RFP and shall be in compliance with the Procurement Lobbying Law and the NYS Department of Civil Service "Rules Governing Conduct of Competitive Procurement Process" (refer to RFP, Section 2: Procurement Protocol and Process).

All inquiries, questions, filings and submission of Proposals must be directed in writing to:

NYS Department of Civil Service
Attn: Office of Financial Administration, Floor 17
Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12239


Table of Contents  

Request for Proposals

MHSU Disorder Program RFP


APPENDIX A - Standard Clauses for New York State Contracts, dated October 2019

APPENDIX B - Standard Clauses for All Department Contracts, dated September 2020

APPENDIX C - Information Security Requirements, dated September, 2020

APPPENDIX C-1 - Glossary for Appendix B and C, dated April 2020


ATTACHMENT 1 - Offeror Affirmation of Understanding and Agreement

ATTACHMENT 2 - Procurement Lobbying Policy

ATTACHMENT 3 - Formal Offer Letter

ATTACHMENT 4 - Questions Template

ATTACHMENT 5 - NYS Department of Civil Service Debriefing Guidelines

ATTACHMENT 6 - Performance Guarantees

ATTACHMENT 7 - New York State Required Certifications

ATTACHMENT 8 - Non-Material Deviations Template

ATTACHMENT 9 - Subcontractors or Affiliates

ATTACHMENT 10 - Compliance with NYS Workers' Compensation Law

ATTACHMENT 11 - Freedom of Information Law Request for Redaction Chart

ATTACHMENT 12 - New York State Subcontractors and Suppliers

ATTACHMENT 13 - Offeror Attestations Form

ATTACHMENT 14 - Biographical Sketch Form

ATTACHMENT 15 - Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement

ATTACHMENT 16 - Program Reporting

ATTACHMENT 17 - Call Center Statistics

ATTACHMENT 18 - Benefit Programs

ATTACHMENT 19 - NYBEAS Enrollment Record Layout - Transaction Set Header

ATTACHMENT 20 - Empire Plan Certificates, Excelsior Plan and SEHP At A Glance

ATTACHMENT 21 - PS-451 Statement of Disability

ATTACHMENT 23 - Offeror's Proposed Provider Network Files

ATTACHMENT 24 - Shared Accumulator File Layout

ATTACHMENT 25 - MHSU Disorder Provider Non-Medicare Fee Schedule and Administrative Fee Form

ATTACHMENT 27 - Enrollment by Month

ATTACHMENT 28 - Total Empire Plan, SEHP, and Excelsior Enrollment by Age

ATTACHMENT 29 - Covered Lives by Bargaining Unit or Other Group

ATTACHMENT 30 - Benefits by Bargaining Unit

ATTACHMENT 31 - 2019 Health Fairs

ATTACHMENT 32 - Offeror's Proposed Network Summary Worksheet

ATTACHMENT 33 - Comparison of Utilized Provider File and the Offeror's Proposed Provider Network

ATTACHMENT 35 - Offeror's Participating Provider Quest Analytics Report

ATTACHMENT 36 - Non-Network Estimated Costs by Unit by Service


Response to Questions - amended 5/13/2022


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