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This is not a solicitation announcement. This is a pre-solicitation notice only.
The purpose of this notice is to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs, San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS), 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, California 92161, has an immediate requirement for Contract Opioid Substitution Treatment Services for Veteran beneficiaries suffering from substance abuse. The resulting contract will be for a base year and four (4) one-year option periods. The contract will be issued as a Firm, Fixed-Priced, Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity contract.
All requirements shall be detailed in the impending solicitation to be issued on or about March 4, 2019.
The following brief description of the requirement is provided:
The Contractor shall provide commercially available Opioid Substitution Treatment Services at the Contractor s treatment facility daily to eligible Veterans after receiving an authorized referral from VA San Diego. Services are required every day of the year, including all holidays.
Contract Requirements. The contractor shall:
Provide all facilities, equipment, supplies, management, supervision and labor required for the performance of this contract.
Provide a board-certified provider (MD or DO) who shall act as the medical director (preferably with a sub specialization certification from American Board of Addiction Medicine or American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) and provide a board-certified provider (MD, DO, NP, PA) who can conduct an individual evaluation. The contractor s provider shall be responsible for determining the correct dosage levels for the Veteran patient and adjusting as medically appropriate.
Provide a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse who will dispense the daily dose of
methadone necessary for each patient.
Routinely conduct two (2) random urinalyses on each patient monthly.
Provide two counseling sessions per month for each enrolled veteran. Counselors shall hold a current license with the State of California.
Conduct an evaluation of all substances used by Veterans, current or in the past, using the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) diagnostic criteria.
Provide access to all onsite or offsite training involving any aspect of opiate substitution treatment to VA patients enrolled in the Contractor s treatment program.
All Offerors who provide goods or services to the United States Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database found at https://www.sam.gov. Registration must include Representations and Certifications. Additionally, all Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses or Veteran Owned Businesses who respond to a solicitation must be registered and verified with the Vet-Biz Registry located at http://vip.vetbiz.gov.