VA RFI: Utilization Management Software Tool

Notice ID: 36C10B22Q0034

“The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Technology Acquisition Center (TAC) is seeking information concerning the availability of capable contractors to provide Utilization Management Software Tool with Veterans Health Administration (VHA) enterprise-wide licensing that includes unlimited use, updates, and clinical and technical support for evidence-based criteria and the associated tools identified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS that interface seamlessly into the National Utilization Management Integration (NUMI) application and the Electronic Health Record (EHR). In addition, the Contractor shall provide training to certify and maintain certification for trainers throughout the VHA.”

“BACKGROUND: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is committed to a healthcare system that treats its patient population effectively, efficiently, and appropriately.  The VHA’s Utilization Management (UM) Program focuses on using resources efficiently and ensuring that every Veteran receives consistent reliable, high-quality care in the optimal setting and at appropriate care delivery intervals.  The objective of the UM program is to provide the right care, for the right patient, at the right time and for the right reason using evidence-based practice and continuous measurement and improvement.”

“VHA mandates the use of the National Utilization Management Integration (NUMI) application via VHA Directive 1117, Utilization Management Program.  The government-owned, NUMI application and Electronic Health Record (EHR) standardizes clinical appropriateness review of patient care at over 150 VHA facilities by integrating evidence-based clinical criteria into the application to assist clinicians and managers in care management decisions.”

“SCOPE OF WORK: The Contractor shall provide a Utilization Management Software Tool with VHA enterprise-wide licensing that includes unlimited use, updates, and clinical and technical support for evidence-based criteria and the associated tools identified in this PWS that interface seamlessly into the NUMI application and the Electronic Health Record (EHR).  In addition, the Contractor shall provide training to certify and maintain certification for trainers throughout the VHA.”

“PERFORMANCE PERIOD: The period of performance (PoP) shall be a 12-month base period with four (4) 12-month option periods to be exercised by the Government at its sole discretion.”

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