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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -422422-FY22 RFA for Transcription Services
  State Medical Examiner Office
  Application Deadline: 09/16/2021 4:00 PM
Award Amount Range: $0.00 - $15,000.00
Project Start Date: 07/01/2021
Project End Date: 06/30/2024
Award Announcement Date: 09/21/2021
Eligible Applicant: Current Contractors
Program Officer: John McMullen
Phone: 515-281-6646 x
Categorical Area: Unspecified

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.

Excerpts from the RFA:


The purpose of this RFA is to provide guidance for current contractors to submit continuation applications to the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to renew service provisions as described by and within the project period established by the RFP #58821022. Services covered by this application include transcription services for the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner (IOSME).

Schedule 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

August 27, 2021

Written Questions and Responses


Final Questions Due

Final Cumulative Responses Posted by

September 3, 2021

September 6, 2021

Applications Due

September 16, 2021

Post Notice of Intent to Award

September 21, 2021


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Description File Name File Size
A. FY22 Transcription Services Request For Application (RFA) A. FY22 Transcription Services Request For Application (RFA) .pdf 169 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. FY22 Transcription Services - DRAFT Contract D. FY22 Transcription Services - Contract # 5882SMEXX.pdf 189 KB
E. FY22 Transcription Services RFA DRAFT Review Tool E. FY22 Transcription Services RFA DRAFT Review Tool.docx.pdf 51 KB
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URL Description IDPH General Conditions
Submitted Date Question Answer
08/30/2021 WHo is the previous vendor? As stated in Section 1.03 of the RFA:

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:
● Diskriter, Inc.
08/30/2021 How many reports did you submit in 2020? 2019? We submitted approximately 538 in 2019 and approximately 570 in 2020.
  – The Official Website of the State of Iowa. Dulles Technology Partners Inc.