Request for Proposal
At the direction of University of Missouri, aptitude is launching this RFP and you are formally invited to submit
Business Opportunity: Provider has undertaken a process to review the costs and quality associated with
the delivery of care. Strategic Sourcing has engaged clinical leadership in this process, and they have offered
support to ensure a reduction in costs while maintaining quality of care.
Cross References: In order to fully examine and optimize all possible award structures, Provider requests
that their current product spend be cross referenced to the best of your ability so your proposal value can be
fully evaluated. The attached RFP Response Template has all the items purchased for the past 12 months.
Contract Length: 36 months
Contract Target Effective Date: 07/01/2022
Pricing/Award Structures Requested. University of Missouri has requested that responses be populated
for each scenario, feel free to add additional value, rebates, etc.
➢ Non-Committed Pricing Structure- not to exceed current pricing
➢ Sole Source 90%
Additional Attachments associated with this RFP include:
➢ RFP Response Template – Detailed instructions for responses per Provider
➢ Participating Facilities – Facilities included in the RFP
➢ Quiet Period – For review, signature and return
Missouri Contracting Requirements:
➢ Must agree to add below terms in Custom 3 schedule with an awarded contract:
If the Agreement involves the acquisition or disposal of services, supplies, information technology, or
construction and has a total potential value of $100,000 or more, and if Seller is a company with ten (10) or
more employees, then Seller certifies that it, and any company affiliated with it, does not boycott Israel and
will not boycott Israel during the term of the Agreement. In this Paragraph, the terms “company” and
“boycott Israel” shall have the meanings described in Section 34.600 of the Missouri Revised Statutes.
As a Missouri public Corporation, Buyer is subject to constitutional and statutory limitations on its ability to
enter into certain contractual terms and conditions, including but not limited to: those related to Buyer’s
indemnification of other parties; confidentiality requirements; liability for other parties’ acts or omissions;
disclaimers and limitations on other parties’ liability; liens on Buyer property; liquidated damages; waivers,
disclaimers and limitations on legal rights and remedies; granting control of litigation or settlement to other
parties; and payment of other parties’ attorney fees or court costs (collectively, “Limitations”). Terms and
Conditions of the Agreement relating to the Limitations will only be binding on Buyer to the extent
permitted by Missouri law and without waiving sovereign immunity.
Additional Contracting Requirements:
➢ Any awarded supplier active in aptitude will execute a CPA accordingly.
➢ Any awarded supplier not active in aptitude but awarded a national GPO contract will execute an
agreement tied to the national GPO contract.
➢ Any awarded suppliers not applicable to the above two scenarios are encouraged to become active
in aptitude or execute a local agreement.
Please utilize the instructions on the following attachment to complete the requested information by
We ask for your reply to this communication as confirmation of receipt and please direct any subsequent
questions regarding this RFP to contact information below. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and
we look forward to receiving your responses and working with you on this initiative.
Business / Clinical Questions:
Director; Clinical Supply Chain Operations
Strategic Supplier Partnership Director