Pharmacy Services RFA FY18

Pharmacy Services RFA FY18(Expired)


Bid Notification started - 14 Sep, 2017 (22 months ago) - Pharmacy Services RFA FY18

Start Date

14 Sep, 2017 (22 months ago)
Bid Notification due - 14 Sep, 2017 (22 months ago) - Pharmacy Services RFA FY18

Due Date

28 Sep, 2017 (22 months ago)
Bid Notification - Pharmacy Services RFA FY18

Opportunity Type

Bid Notification
228722 - Pharmacy Services RFA FY18

Opportunity Identifier

Bid Notification Public Health - Pharmacy Services RFA FY18

Customer / Agency

Public Health
Bid Notification Des Moines, Iowa 50319 - Pharmacy Services RFA FY18


Des Moines, Iowa 50319
From: Iowa(State)
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Register to  -228722-Pharmacy Services RFA FY18 HIV, STI and Hepatitis Services Application Deadline: 09/28/2017 4:00 PM  

Award Amount Range:$0.00 - $2,718,055.00Project Start Date:10/01/2017Project End Date:06/30/2018Award Announcement Date:09/29/2017Eligible Applicant:Only current contractors are eligible to place an application
Program Officer:John McMullenPhone:515-281-6646 xEmail:john.mcmullen@idph.iowa.govCategorical Area:Health, Prevention/Treatment  Description  
It is the responsibility of the Applicant to review all attachments listed in the section below, including the Request for Application (RFA).
The issuance of the RFA in no way constitutes a committment by IDPH to award a contract.
Excerpts from the RFA:
The purpose of this RFA is to provide guidance for current contractors to submit continuation applications within the project period established by the RFP #58816026.  Services covered by this application include

Distribute medications for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program, and the Tuberculosis (TB) Program to health providers, clinics, and individuals throughout the state;

Dispense and ship purified protein derivative (PPD) to substance abuse treatment providers and clinics, as directed by the Substance Abuse Program; and

Store, dispense, and ship vaccine and other biologicals, as approved by the Immunization Program.
1.02Project and Contract Period
FY18 is the 2ndyear of a 6-year project period. The Department expects the contract period to be a nine month term from October 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.   Continued funding during the defined project period is dependent on approval of the continuation application, contractor performance and compliance with general and special conditions of the contract, availability of project funds, program modifications, or any other grounds determined by the Department to be in the Department’s best interest.

The issuance of this RFA in no way constitutes a commitment by Department to award a contract.
1.03 Eligible Applicants
Applicants must meet each of the following eligibility requirements for consideration.

Eligible Applicants
Only current contractors are eligible to submit a continuation application under this RFA.
Current contractors:

NuDak Ventures, LLC dba NJL Pharmacy Services

Electronic Communication Requirements
Applicant is required to maintain and provide to the Department, upon application, a current and valid email account for electronic communications with the Department.

Official email communication from the Department regarding this application will be issued Applicants are required to assure these communications are received and responded to accordingly.
1.04Service Delivery Area
Refer to the RFP #58816026 page 5, for service delivery area parameters. Any changes in the current service delivery area must adhere to these instructions. Any service delivery area changes for this RFA must be agreed to by existing contractors and applicable boards of health, and approved by the Department. Submit requests to John McMullen atjohn.mcmullen@idph.iowa.govWritten approval must be obtained prior to submitting a continuation application.  
The source of funding is derived from both state and federal funds.

Applicants may apply for up to $2,718,055.00 for the nine month contract period. Actual total awards and individual contract funding levels may vary from that listed or funding may be withdrawn completely, depending on availability of fundingor any other grounds determined by the Department to be in the Department’s best interests.


ADAP Medication Assistance
Substance Abuse
1.06Schedule of Important Dates(All times and dates listed are local Iowa time.)

The table below lists critical dates in the application and contract award process. Contractors are encouraged to review the entire RFA for detailed information about events, dates, times and sites.


RFA Issued
September 20,2017
Written Questions and Responses 
Round 1 Questions Due
Interim Responses Posted by
September 22, 2107
September 25, 2017
Applications Due
September 28, 2017
Post Notice of Intent to Award
September 29, 2017    Attachments  Click on the File Name to open attachment 
DescriptionFile NameFile SizeA. Pharmacy Service FY18 RFAA. Pharmacy Service FY18 RFA.pdf202 KBB. IowaGrants Registration InstructionsB. IowaGrants Registration Instructions Updated 2016.pdf873 KBC. IDPH Application Instruction GuidanceC. IDPH Application Instruction Guidance 2016.pdf1.9 MBD. Pharmacy Services DRAFT contractD. Pharmacy Services DRAFT contract - RM.pdf146 KBE. Pharmacy Services DRAFT Review toolE. Pharmacy Services DRAFT Review tool.pdf159 KBF. Program descriptions all EditsF. Program descriptions all Edits.pdf38 KBG. ADAP Formulary June 2017G. ADAP Formulary June 2017.pdf211 KBH. STD, Sub stance abuse and TB FORMULARY Drugs for programsH. STD, Sub stance abuse and TB FORMULARY Drugs for programs.pdf62 KBI. Program descriptions all EditsI. Program descriptions all Edits.xls153 KB   Website Links  Click on the URL to go to website 
Website LinkGrant Program Information IDPH General Conditions Ryan White legislation Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act under the Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 (Public Health Law 102-585) 340B guidelines at the Office of Pharmacy Affairs ? Health Resources and Services Administration HRSA and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance for ADAPs on calculating and tracking True Out of Pocket (TrOOP) expenses National Council for Prescription Drug Programs HRSA guidance on rebates for client insurance co-payments through 340B Iowa Pharmacy Board Administrative Rules US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Agency, Office of Diversion Control Immunization Action Coalition ? package insert information Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit ? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention GamaSTAN (Talecris) - Immune Globulin package insert 


Country : United States

State : Iowa