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  Funding Opportunity Details
 
 -327909-State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) RFP 58820014
  Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment
  Application Deadline: 11/05/2019 4:00 PM
 
 
Award Amount Range: $0.00 - $100,000.00
Project Start Date: 12/01/2019
Project End Date: 09/29/2020
Award Announcement Date: 11/22/2019
Eligible Applicant: Please see Section 1.03 Eligible Applicants in the RFP
Program Officer: John McMullen
Phone: 515-281-6646 x
Email: john.mcmullen@idph.iowa.gov
Categorical Area: Substance Abuse
 
 
Description
 
 

It is the responsibility of the Applicant to review all Attachments listed below for additional details regarding this Funding Opportunity.

The issuance of this Funding Opportunity in no way constitutes a commitment by IDPH to award a contract.

Purpose

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) # 588200014 is to solicit applications that will enable the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to select the most qualified applicant to provide Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment  (SBIRT) services under the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant.

This program promotes health equity through building the capacity of community services programs (Department of Corrections, health systems, etc.) to increase services and expand access to care for individuals with opioid use disorder.

1.06     Schedule of Important Dates  (All times and dates listed are local Iowa time.)

The following dates are set forth for informational purposes.  The Department reserves the right to change them.

EVENT

DATE

RFP Issued

September 19, 2019

Written Questions and Responses

 

Round 1 Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

September 25, 2019

October 2, 2019

Round 2 Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

October 8, 2019

October 15, 2019

Final Questions Due:

Responses Posted By:

October 22, 2019

October 29, 2019

Applications Due

November 5, 2019 by 4:00 PM Local Iowa Time

Post Notice of Intent to Award

November 22, 2019

 
 
 
 Attachments
 
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Description File Name File Size
A. RFP58820014 State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment A. RFP58820014 State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment.pdf 250 KB
B. IowaGrants Registration Instructions B. IowaGrants Registration Instructions Updated 2016.pdf 873 KB
C. IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C. IDPH Application Instruction Guidance 2016.pdf 1.9 MB
D. State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment DRAFT GC Special Conditions Contract D. State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment DRAFT GC Special Conditions Contract.pdf 208 KB
E. State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment DRAFT Score Tool E. State Opioid Response Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment DRAFT Score Tool.pdf 119 KB
F. Integrated Provider Network Map 2019 F. Integrated Provider Network Map 2019 (2).pdf 949 KB
 
 
 Website Links
 
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URL Description
http://idph.iowa.gov/finance/funding-opportunities/general-conditions 1. IDPH General Conditions
http://www.samhsa.gov/sbirt 2. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
http://bigsbirteducation.webs.com/ 3. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
http://ireta.org/training/overview/ 4. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
 
 
Questions
 
 
Submitted Date Question Answer
09/23/2019 Section 2.02 A.--3rd bullet point--facilitate a warm hand off. Does this mean between a treatment agency staff person and the hospital/clinic? A warm hand off refers to the process, when indicated by the individualís screening score, of connecting the patient to substance use disorder treatment after the screening and brief intervention are complete. It must be performed by the same person who provides the brief intervention, regardless of employer.
09/23/2019 Through the grant is the agency who is awarded the grant supposed to be the person who does the SBIRT at the clinic/hospital or are they the person who is supposed to train clinic/hospital staff to use SBIRT? Applicants may develop the model of SBIRT implementation that best fits the needs in their community, as documented in the needs assessment section of the application.
09/23/2019 Through the grant can an agency pay for NARCAN? Naloxone is an allowable cost under SOR funds. Applicants may develop a model of SBIRT implementation that includes access to naloxone for emergency use on site and/or dispensing to patients with a history of opioid use.
09/26/2019 On page 19 Section 2:02 1st bullet point--plan to develop a collaborative partnership with at least one of the following---would it be appropriate to develop a partnership with the VA? If yes,wold it be appropriate to have a staff member at the VA doing the SBIRT with patients and making the referral? Yes, the Veterans Administration could be an appropriate partnership. Applicants may develop the model of SBIRT implementation that best fits the needs in their community, as documented in the needs assessment section of the application.
 
 
 
 
 
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